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Steve Chapman: Bluster no substitute for real strategies

Steve Chapman: Bluster no substitute for real strategies

When terrorism raises its head, governments often take steps that are supposed to make us safer -- banning tiny knives from airplanes, putting metal detectors at stadium entrances, issuing ''orange'' alerts. Skeptics dismiss these measures as ''security theater.'' They're a show, not a genuine obstacle to terrorists.

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Ross Ramsey: Cars, booze might split industry and electorate

Ross Ramsey: Cars, booze might split industry and electorate

Being a politician has to be easier when constituents aren't at odds with one another. That's clear from the reactions -- particularly among Republicans in the current Legislature -- to the gulf between their business supporters and their voters on bathroom regulations for transgender Texans.

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Trump could lower high drug prices

Trump could lower high drug prices

Raise your hand if you have any earthly idea how pharmaceutical companies price the prescription drugs that keep us healthy and, in many cases, keep us alive.

Jeff Whitcomb: Give a little relief to our city’s elders

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We are faced with an important question. Are we going to support those in our community who are elderly and disabled? In most communities the elderly are revered for what they have given back to their community. The residents of the city of Denton should vote for the city property tax freeze to show support for these individuals.

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