Opinion

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Reader voices: A suggestion on homeless veterans

The obvious answer is raise the taxes significantly for those mentioned above and reduce the inflated military budget.

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The "good" war's invisible wounds

Mythologizing and romanticizing World War II ignores its complex legacy.

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Your mailman contemplates Obamacare

As this national debate plays out, I hope we all take some time to stop and really consider what kind of nation we want to leave our children.

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Do right by veterans

Veterans face challenges of joblessness, homelessness, and visible and "invisible" injuries - a real tribute means doing right, not right-wing, by them.

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Roy Kaufman, freedom fighter, dies at 80

CLEVELAND -- "Freedom fighter," "Poor man's lawyer," and "One of the most beautiful people I ever met" -- words that described progressive attorney, Roy Kaufman.

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CD for veterans and kin: Until You Come Home

With "Until You Come Home," singer-songwriter George Mann is able to offer up not only a strong musical statement on behalf of veterans of our recent wars but also one about his own fallen comrade, Julius Margolin.

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A veteran reflects on the left and the peace movement

The left has done a poor job of speaking to veterans, and that's unfortunate.

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Tales of hard times on the coast

On California's north coast, the sea used to provide many a worker and family a decent living - but no longer.

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