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    Letter: War plan

    No plan?

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    Letter: Attack ads

    I was disappointed with the partisan attacks the Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry's PAC has unleashed this election season. I believe they are deceiving Idahoans by distorting the truth. The absolute last thing our great state and country needs right now is more political name-calling. ...

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    Letter: Downtown stores

    Read with a smile about stores leaving Boise and moving to The Village at Meridian. So the people now have to drive, plus don't you think the stores see the light? Better parking, easier to get to, no one-way streets, no bikes taking over roads. Let them move out here. There is more room.

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    Letter: New World Order

    George Herbert Walker Bush was the American president who coined the phrase New World Order.

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    Letter: Boise VA

    I have been going to the VA hospital in Boise for years and the service has been outstanding. I got appointments when I wanted and the doctors were first-rate. I have two problems with them, however. For years I have paid $27 for a 90-day supply of a drug at the VA, and I take 12 a day. I recently...

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    Letter: Dano Savino

    I look forward to Dano Savino's monthly letters, for the entertainment and humor value. His made-up nonfacts are always good for a laugh, and his Aug. 26 rewrite of American history was no exception. First, he reminisces about how wonderful America was in 1963, then laments how terrible things are...

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    Letter: Girl Scouts

    I am a retired Army officer and former public school teacher. I have two undergraduate degrees and a master's degree. I am a certified facilitator, and I am a Girl Scout. I lead Girl Scouts of Silver Sage Council in Boise.

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    Letter: President's behavior

    When President Jimmy Carter was struggling to hold on to the White House, he revealed our stealth fleet to the detriment of our nation's military capabilities. When our military killed Osama bin Laden, President Obama immediately announced the event, not waiting for our intelligence agencies to ...

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    Letter: Bike lanes

    With all the hubbub this summer about bike lanes between Boise and Ada County, it's become obvious that both the city and the county need to invest in a specific person, a "bike czar" perhaps, to be a neutral advocate for all. This became more evident recently as the city announced on its website...

  • ROBERT EHLERT

    Robert Ehlert: There's a place for police acquisition of military equipment

    It is a good idea to open a can of scrutiny on law enforcement agencies adopting strategies and equipment normally associated with military units.

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