G. Michael Dobbs' Column

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


Proposed legislation is designed to protect personal freedom

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

Recently I wrote about a reader’s issue with me about same sex marriage and that reader’s assertion that it has somehow eroded morals in this nation. There were those who supported that position and made their objections to my column clear....
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Primary season brings about changes, surprises and intrigue

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

News analysis If you think that fictional programs on TV have intrigue, they are nothing like what happened on primary night both locally and state-wide....
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As Groucho once said, ‘Hello, I cannot stay, I must be going’

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

In 1930, the Marx Brothers filmed their second movie for Paramount, an adaptation of one of their hit Broadway musicals called “Animal Crackers.”...
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In a self-induced pity party? Snap out of it

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

So, let me get this straight: student loan forgiveness is bad and insulting, according to some, but the forgiveness of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans through the Small Business Administration is okay?...
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The primary is here and I hope you will vote

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

After a long summer of working for votes we are now at the first hurdle for candidates of public office: the primary....
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