Galloway Current | Opinion, Letters to the Editor

Green Tip of the Week: Go meatless

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Written by MEGAN FORNUTO Monday, May 13, 2013 10:17 am

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If you want to go green, try eating no meat for one day each week. Did you know America coined the term “meatless Mondays” to reduce consumption during both World Wars? Now the effort is going global once again as a way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Wage disparity is dragging down our nation

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Written by Lawrence Uniglicht Monday, May 06, 2013 01:00 pm

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Corporate execs beware. What goes around comes around.  

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Legislators who signed pledge should be prosecuted

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Written by Lawrence Uniglicht Tuesday, April 30, 2013 09:28 am

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An unprecedented betrayal of trust has yet to be properly addressed within our nation’s capital. The lion’s share of Republican senators and congresspersons as well as a few Democrats violated their oath of office and their constitutional obligation by ceding their authority to raise revenue by taxation.

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Green Tip of the Week: Preserve water quality

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Written by MEGAN FORNUTO Sunday, April 14, 2013 01:31 pm

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There are many ways to preserve the quality of our water. Here are some ways you can help, from www.cleanwateraction.org:

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What happens in Europe doesn’t stay in Europe

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Written by Lawrence Uniglicht Tuesday, April 02, 2013 11:45 am

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When a cat owner declaws his pet, he becomes responsible for the well-being of that dependent animal. When a group of nations surrender their economic sovereignty by relying on one currency created by one central bank, they become dependent on that central authority for their economic well-being.

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D-Day German shepherd parachute drop

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Written by JIM MUNROE Tuesday, April 02, 2013 11:20 am

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Not many people are aware that on D-Day there was a secret mission involving three DC 47s with American-German shepherd parachute dogs. There were about 25 dogs in each plane, and each had received a rigorous jump and infiltration training course during the previous six months.

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Green Tip of the Week: Water, water everywhere

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Written by MEGAN FORNUTO Monday, April 01, 2013 10:10 am

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Did you know 70 percent of fresh water used by humans goes toward agriculture?

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State should return more energy tax receipts to taxpayers

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Written by Kevin Krumaker Wednesday, March 13, 2013 05:07 am

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To the editor:

Each year during the budget season, “state aid to municipalities” is a primary focus of local officials. The message continues, that the state is “giving” aid to the local municipalities. Most of these funds are revenues designed to provide property tax relief. This funding originated through local taxes collected to provide money for municipal programs and services. One such program is the energy tax receipts property tax relief program.

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Use infuse-and-drain monetary system to balance budget

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Written by Lawrence Uniglicht Thursday, March 07, 2013 06:39 am

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To the editor:

“A House divided against itself cannot stand.” These immortal words asserted by President Abraham Lincoln with regard to black slavery are applicable, albeit in a less egregious way, to today’s political parties.

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GOP acting like a comic book character

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Written by Lawrence Uniglicht Thursday, February 28, 2013 12:44 pm

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To the editor:

Let’s create a made-for-TV fantasy, renaming today’s Elephant Party “the Incredible Bulk."

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