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May 14, 2008
Today's Editorials
Land of true grit
The state of Israel was born 60 years ago today - or, more precisely, it was reborn about 2,000 years after its people had been forcibly dispersed by the Roman Empire.

Retiree-school dilemma
While there is a short-term economic pinch, the long-term forecast is good for the Florida economy.


Gamble cartoon

Many irrelevant comments greeted column on 'Dixie'
It's ironic that I'm debating people defending the honor of a black woman who, in her efforts to kowtow to people celebrating their Confederate ancestors, wound up dishonoring her own.
How letters botched the facts in sensitive Palestinian issue
Misinformation, acrimony and a personal attack that could inspire fear for one's safety, marked a recent exchange of letters to the editor. It was typical fodder for the Internet, but a disappointing lapse in the Times-Union's editing process.
Other Voices
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Paying for new crime prevention and new officers requires funding
There was some fancy dancing on the front steps of City Hall Monday morning.
Hillary sabotaged by Dean and DNC
It was over a year and a half ago that I wrote the first story suggesting that a move in the date of the Florida presidential primary, then just a rumor in Tallahassee, would likely shake up the entire presidential race.
Syndicated Columnists
In addition to locally generated editorials, The Florida Times-Union features many syndicated columnists. Links to individual columnists and addresses for syndication services are available by clicking here.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Community must do what is right
A recent letter writer wondered how the The Bolles School did such a wonderful job educating children for about the same cost per pupil as a public high school. Well, the answer is, it doesn't.

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