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Each week, managing editor G. Michael Dobbs looks at issues in the Pioneer Valley that affect our readers.





What’s marriage really about?

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

Marriage isn’t about religion. Marriage is a civil contract....
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What does a flag mean to you?

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

I realize this is more “inside baseball” about the MGM project, but I find this to be an interesting question....
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What the heck is racial identification?

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

Rachel Dolezal claims to identify as “black” – what does that really mean? While some of the characteristics of age, race, ethnicity or gender are physical, the real definition of a person is individual. ...
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Graduates: what you need – more advice

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

This is the time of year when thousands of hopeful high school and college graduates don the cap and gown, assemble in some great hall and go through a ceremony designed to note they have successfully hit another milestone in their lives: graduation....
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Name of new school required the wisdom of Solomon

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

The Old Testament tells us about the wisdom of Solomon and how he solved the issue in which two mothers claimed to have custody of the same child. Some of that style of wisdom could have been used to solve the issue of the name of the new Catholic high school....
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