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    La Russa's the best -- except in St. Louis

    A St. Louis columnist's criticisms of former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa only proves that the columnist knows less about sports than he does about politics (if that's possible).

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    States' rights slip away

    A few facts that boggle the mind. Did you know that it was the states that formed the federal government and not the federal government that formed the states? That's where we get the title, "The United States of America."

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    Democrats share the blame

    In response to a letter from Kevin Gagen: Republicans are not to blame for gridlock, at least not entirely;. They have voted on things. The only problem is bills get stalled in the Senate where it's mostly Democrats and there they stay. I think Democrats are looking at this that if they wait long...

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    Home care isn't always best

    If Belleville resident Billy Ray Young had been placed in Murray Developmental Center in Centralia instead of the loving care of his family members, would he be alive today?

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    The wrong approach for a Surgeon General

    Who is this Dr. Vivek Murthy, Obama's nomination for Surgeon General? Again we know nothing about his background or qualifications like the many czars who the president appointed to further his agenda.

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    Take another look at cartoon

    In response to Bob Clark's letter of March 13: He read the cartoon incorrectly. The entitlement programs are not defense-related. That was the point of Glenn McCoy's cartoon.

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    Everyone's ideas get printed

    Letter writer Jim Walters complains about the "tin foil hat folks" and the BND for printing their "right-wing nonsense." "I used to think nothing was filled with more baloney than the holy comic book," he wrote.

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    Cheated by religious leaders

    Have you ever tried to console a friend who just found out his or her spouse has been cheating? It is devastating, and yet we have been cheated on and continue to be cheated on by the bishops and priests who have failed miserably on helping us save our soul from everlasting damnation. We do not ...

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    Yes, we were there

    There's a Christian song, "Were you there when they crucified my Lord?" Well, whether you and I know it or not we were there in a sense because Christ died for you and me.

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    Stanley Cup or another bust for the Blues?

    I guess that David Backes and the rest of the starting members of the St. Louis Blues were lying to the fans at the beginning of the hockey year. Now all the starters are conveniently out with injuries.

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