Opinion

Facts may be stubborn things, but fakers don’t seem to mind

By DENNIS GRUBAUGH    Never let the facts stand in the way of a good story.    I don’t know who originated that line, but editors have been trotting out that trope for decades.    What is often said in jest is seriously intended to inspire a reporter to stay after a story, regardless of the stumbling blocks.…

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Time to change rules by which game of government is played

By ALAN J. ORTBALS    One of the greatest gifts that George Washington gave to this nation was voluntarily stepping down from the presidency after two terms. That might seem like a small thing but I assure you it’s not. Following his stunning defeat of the British army, many Americans wanted to make him king. He…

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