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Paul Ryan, who claims a lot of what he believes is based on his Catholic faith, has a problem with poor people.
He doesn’t think they should be helped.
It is clear from the cuts he proposed in his budget a while ago that programs that helped the poor weren’t as important as those programs that helped corporations.
We live in a busy, fast-paced society where taking the time to prepare a delicious and healthy meal is not always possible. Pre-prepared foods and frozen dinners offer a quick and easy alternative, but at what price?
Tonight Hyannis water district voters will decide the fate of the proposed new fire station, the Centerville Osterville Marstons Mills Fire Department is hosting a Narcan training session tonight to combat opiate related overdoses and Massachusetts towns could get more local aid from the state this year. These stories and more on this episode of Barnstable Today.
Cape Cod is all about Welcome! We rely on our tourists, and go to great lengths to draw them in to us. Without visitors, we'd be in a mess of trouble. We white people were once visitors ourselves, and we may have perished without the hospitality of the residents.
We missed our chance to bomb Iran off the map when the United States brokered a deal to get Iran to cease refining weapons grade uranium with which that country agreed. Diplomacy doesn't have the shock and awe that a good war does.
Barnstable police responded to three opiate related overdoses over the weekend, we talk with Police Chief Paul MacDonald about the epidemic plaguing our community and town officials want to take a good look at recreation fields in an effort to plan for future use, plus despite all the snow this winter projects to update two town boat ramps are nearing completion.
When I got home last night, I got to read the comment thread after yesterday’s blog, and even though one person claimed semantics are of no importance, it was clear the improper use of words does, indeed, influence what could be a rational discussion.
This is not my planned blog for today, but as I spent my working years as a teacher, I can recognize a teachable moment when I see one.
Federalists Washington and Adams controlled the presidency for the first twelve years of the new nation's life -- they disappeared after the decline of Adams; the presidency went to Democrats (formerly Democratic-Republicans) and Whigs until Republicans, under Lincoln (1860), assumed control.