Minden Press-Herald

Friday
Apr 18th

Well Just Color Me Wealthy

An Associated Press headline on Monday proclaimed, "Obama announces debt plan built on taxes on rich." Further reading produced the stark realization that one of my life-long goals has been accomplished...I am wealthy.

Included in the package targeting the "rich" was a proposal to reduce spending in mandatory benefit programs, including Medicare (which will be cut by $248 billion, a mere pittance by today's spending standards).

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Congressman Fleming's Remarks

Dear Editor

Gosh, groceries in your parish sound pretty pricey. I was shocked to hear that your congressman, John Fleming, is worried that if he has to pay more taxes unde...

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Empty Social Security

Dear Editor

This is in regard to "Ponzi, Ponzi, Ponzi!" (Perspective, Sept. 20). I've always thought that the federal government didn't just take our Social Security money...

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Demand USPS funding

Not one red cent of taxpayer money goes to fund the U.S. Postal Service. The USPS is supported only by your 44 cent stamp.

Congress is being asked to come to the aid of th...

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Shooter claims need for attention

Shooter claims need for attentionCalling it a "need for attention," a Minden man, who was arrested on second degree battery charges earlier in September, is back in jail after he fired a .357 revolver ne...
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