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Vote or face the consequences? | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

President Obama recently floated the idea of making it a mandatory requirement for United States citizens to vote in elections, while speaking to a civic group in Cleveland.

Freedom of Information Day | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Earlier this week the country celebrated Freedom of Information Day. This week is also celebrated as Sunshine Week.

The American entrepenurial spirit | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

It seems each day we wake up to some strange news story that causes us to shake our heads in wonder and amazement. Some positive and others, well not so.

Still not so affordable health care | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Last year I stated the hand writing has been on the wall for some time. That our great fears are coming to pass and no one is taking the proper steps to fix what is clearly a bad and ill conceived law.

Securing our homeland | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

For years America used the conventional air waves of the Soviet block broadcasting Radio Free Europe and on the Island of Cuba with Radio Free Cuba.

Who loves to hear from the IRS? | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Unless you can tell it’s a check inside the envelope, a letter from the IRS strikes fear in most Americans.

The truth, the noise and the not so true | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

We’ve all heard the story about the one that got away. Each time we hear it, the story gets more elaborate while the prey gets bigger, faster and even more elusive.

Education reform: the governor’s perspective | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

This past week as our editorial team discussed this week’s opinion piece regarding the govenor’s new school initiative and how that appears to be tying the hands of adminstrators and school boards with respect to their budgets, I could not help but wear my manager’s hat.

The national obsession | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Superbowl weekend is finally upon us.

A platform for all views | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Over the last few weeks since publishing the editorial titled, Abolish Protect the Adirondacks and several subsequent columns addressing our approach to drafting editorial positions, we’ve witnessed a tremendous response from readers and even other media outlets.

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