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Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

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New York state is a large, diverse and sometimes misunderstood state. Read more

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I’ll bet you’re thinking the same as me. I’ve had enough of the winter weather already. Read more

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The last time I touched on the national debt, we were only a mere $18.4 trillion in the hole. Last week, we passed $22 trillion. Read more

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We are all a product of our life experiences. Read more

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Has the competition between the parties caused such a divide that our government will fail to function as designed by the founders? Read more

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There are so many things observed and experienced the longer you have the opportunity to hang around this good old earth. When you are a child or even a young adult, the more mature adults called it the “wisdom of age.” Read more

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For nearly 40 years, I’ve heard presidents, senators as well as congressmen and congresswomen from both sides of the aisle talk about the border crisis and the need to reform our immigration system. Read more

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In any form of business partnership, once the raw opposing opinions are aired, the anger grows more derogatory, cutting deep into the once fruitful partnership and both sides begin competing against each other instead of working together... Read more

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Change is the one thing you can always depend on in life. Read more

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It should come as no surprise to anyone that we live in turbulent times, and while some areas seem to be improving, others continue to spin out of control. Read more

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This time of year, we should all think about others and putting a smile on the faces of those we love and even those we hardly know. Read more

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Living in our free society has many perks. All too often, we never really appreciate how good we have it until we face that unexpected event that could change one’s life dramatically. Read more

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The world said goodbye to a member of America’s “Greatest Generation” with the recent passing of President George H. W. Bush, affectionately known as “41.” Read more

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Poor old Charlie Brown can’t win for losing. Read more

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The joys of living life to the fullest are the opportunity to renew and celebrate our traditions. Read more

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The midterm elections still are not behind us completely as some key races are yet to be decided. Read more

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By now, the outcomes from the midterm elections will be known. Read more

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As a middle child, I say that Alexander did not provide a balanced, independent editorial on Oct. 13. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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While taking some time off, I’m taking a look back to previous columns for a little perspective on the world of political twists and turns. Read more

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While taking some time off, I’m taking a look back to previous columns for a little perspective on the world of political twists and turns. Here’s one from January 2014. Read more

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