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OPINIONS


Editorial: End voting-law crackdown

It goes without saying that one of the cornerstones of a functioning, modern, liberal democracy is universal suffrage. However, it appears that headlines across the state of Iowa are ringing with actions committed by state officials, which undermine that noble principle.


Elliot: The bridge to Wonderland

Luckily, we have Chris Christie to kick around. You know, the New Jersey Republican governor whose aides closed some highway lanes to the George Washington Bridge for several days for a "traffic study" and created the biggest traffic jam since Moses, et al., waited for the Red Sea to part.


Guest opinion: The minimum-wage paradox

There is a series of erroneous assumptions that form the minimum wage argument, many of which President Obama cited in his State of the Union address where he called for an increase to $10.10. Raising the minimum wage, it's argued, will make families more mobile and equal in the economy, driving growth as a result.


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