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  • Letter: On the true form of the government

    Re: “The president's veto power is alarming,” Mailbag, Jan 24. First a history lesson for the writer. The only democratic government in history was ancient Greece. We live in a constitutional republic in which the federal Constitution is the basis of our laws. President Obama received almost 60 million votes by citizens of the U.S. who entrusted him to lead and to follow the Constitution. Next a civics lesson. Article one, section seven of that Constitution allows the president to veto any legislation he or she deems inappropriate. Presidents have vetoed congressional legislation since the origin of our country. Ronald Reagan vetoed 78 bills.
  • Locals react to Obama college plan

    Locals react to Obama college plan
    President Obama this week made national waves with the announcement of a proposal to offer a free community-college education to students who prove they are on track to earn credits and graduate. His plan piggybacks on what the state of Tennessee has...

    Read On: Election had little to do with facts

    Read On: Election had little to do with facts
    It's a weird thing sometimes to live in the United States, particularly when you feel so out-of-step with the masses — as I did on Tuesday night. My first question is why America so seems to despise our president. They hate him so much that they...

    White House will display Armenian Orphan Rug next month

    White House will display Armenian Orphan Rug next month
    The White House will be displaying the Armenian Orphan Rug, also known as the Ghazir Rug, as part of an exhibit at the White House Visitors Center from Nov. 18 to 23, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced on Wednesday. The exhibit – titled...

    Rug made by Armenian orphans to go on display at White House

    Rug made by Armenian orphans to go on display at White House
    After a joint letter from more than 30 members of Congress, a letter from local Armenian leaders, years of community pressure and a petition drive on a website, the White House has agreed to exhibit in the near future, likely this fall, a rug made by...