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Our Views: Redskins will be sacked by the blitz

It's good to know our nation is in such solid standing around the world, economically and socially, that our government's priorities can be redirected. What evidently matters is not merely unrest in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria or Ukraine, a rising national debt and entitlement tsunami, the flood of refugee children across the U.S. border or the battle over national health care.

June 22, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Immigration again stalled by politics

When it comes to Washington politics, the old rules of cause and effect don't seem to apply, at least not in a logical way. They never really did, to be honest, but the rules of engagement keep bending ever further from the pull of common sense.

June 15, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: A break at the pump

It's summer vacation season, when many families load up the vehicle and head down the road to visit the grandparents, explore the mountains or hit the beach.

June 08, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Orr was a true advocate for justice

In an age when politicians aren't always public servants and vice versa, we honor the life and career of Wyc Orr, one who filled both roles ably.

June 01, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Our duty to honor

"All we have of freedom, all we use or know. This our fathers bought for us long and long ago."

May 25, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Why a single vote matters

"Why vote?"

May 18, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Salute to graduates and a school leader

We have reached that time on the calendar when our young men and women "walk the walk" in cap and gown, gripping their diplomas with pride as they march into a promising, if unsure future.

May 11, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: The wages of politics

Now that we think of it, maybe it would be best to have legislators stay home during an election year.

May 04, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Winning back the cynics

Each election year, we use this space to encourage everyone to register, vote and take part in our marvelous American democratic process.

April 27, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Hope amid the pain

It is a cruel paradox worth noting in our yearly calendar.

April 20, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our views: Tax reform is overdue

'Cause I'm the taxman

April 12, 2014 | Times Editorial board | Editorials


Our Views: Embracing the future at the polls

Just in time for this year's elections, registering to vote in Georgia may get a little easier.

April 06, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: A special birthday for a Gainesville icon

Humanitarian. Philanthropist. Patron of the arts. Journalist. Businesswoman. Trailblazer. Tennis enthusiast. Storyteller. Environmentalist. Writer. Community pillar. Humorist. Mother. Wife. Centenarian.

April 01, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Measurable progress

Each year at the end of March, we offer our annual Progress sections, included in today's paper. The sections take our community's temperature along six separate topics - Education and Government, Health and Safety, Business and Industry, Sports and Leisure, Arts and Community and Poultry - over the last calendar year.

March 30, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Sunshine lights way to liberty

Tap your finger on a smartphone and you've got access to your bank account, your favorite restaurant's menu and your child's baseball schedule.

March 23, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


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Our Views: Too many are tuned out, turned off

Polls are, at best, a snapshot of how the public thinks at any given time and we can take or leave them at times. Yet a couple of recent studies by the Pew Research Center show an interesting peek into the American psyche.

July 20, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Riding solo in DC, as usual

The Lone Ranger rides again.

July 13, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Ruling limits DC power

Last week's Supreme Court ruling that family-owned corporations cannot be required by the government to provide insurance coverage that includes contraceptives, if doing so violates the owners' religious beliefs, came at an ironically fortuitous time.

July 06, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Keep a safer summer

It's summer, glorious summer, that season when school is out and the lazy days are spent sunning on the beach, cruising the lake, hiking the mountains or taking in a ballgame.

June 29, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


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