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Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

December 16th, 2013 8:55 am by Johnson City Press

This is the time of the year when many newspapers publish letters to Santa written by children who believe jolly old St. Nick will answer their requests.

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Pets require responsibility, lengthy commitment

Pets require responsibility, lengthy commitment

December 13th, 2013 10:56 am by Johnson City Press

No doubt there are children asking for a puppy or kitten this Christmas. Parents should know there are number of things they should consider before rushing out to get a pet for their child.

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Protect water pipes from winter freeze

Protect water pipes from winter freeze

December 12th, 2013 11:15 am by Johnson City Press

Although winter does not officially arrive until next week, the frigid temperatures of the past few mornings remind us that this is the season to bundle up. And we are not just talking about putting on a heavy coat and gloves

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Lazy politicians

Lazy politicians

December 11th, 2013 11:30 am by MARTHA S. CULP

If both (political) parties remove all the people on their payrolls who are doing no work, our national debt will shrink.

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Law for all

Law for all

December 11th, 2013 11:00 am by JAY C. WHEELER

Politicians have become very personal. They say you can keep your old husband, old wife, old girlfriend, old car, the dog if you have one, but your old health insurance policy has got to go.

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PC, ACA and USA

PC, ACA and USA

December 11th, 2013 10:30 am by ALLEN BRINEGAR

After reading letters on Dec. 10, I had to go back and read Dennis Prager’s column again. To the two people who wrote calling Prager a liar and a bigot, I have to ask: “What?”

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News about VA facility

News about VA facility

December 11th, 2013 10:00 am by COLETTE KERNS

I have been buying the Johnson City Press for over 40 years. A good newspaper keeps us informed and preserves our freedom.

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Still complaining

Still complaining

December 11th, 2013 9:30 am by KENNETH T. FORTUNE

Kenneth Gough thinks people who want and sign up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act are “useful idiots” because they are responsible and want health insurance for themselves and their families.

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Gough hates Affordable Care Act and idiots, but can’t say why

Gough hates Affordable Care Act and idiots, but can’t say why

December 11th, 2013 8:48 am by IAN WATSON

Kenneth Gough’s column (“ ‘Useful idiots’ will be made to pay for Obamacare”) in Sunday’s paper was highly successful in expressing a negative opinion about the Affordable Care Act, but failed completely to explain the reason.

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Cutting Hall tax would hurt local taxpayers

Cutting Hall tax would hurt local taxpayers

December 11th, 2013 8:45 am by Johnson City Press

A recent change to Tennessee’s Hall Income Tax on investments is an excellent example of the law of unintended consequences.

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