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Beyond an ‘either-or’ energy policy

A Globe editorial challenging pipeline opposition generated heated response.

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A leadership vacuum, and another hail of bullets

Yet another shooting leaves readers expressing frustration and rage at failed leadership over guns.

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A mixed review of Obama portraits

“Sherald’s much-stylized portrayal of Michelle Obama appears to serve as a betrayal of the unique, prideful identity and historical importance of this remarkable first lady.”

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In the worst possible case, mental illness is brought painfully home

“She who murders her children is ours, and she is part of all of us.”

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Trump-bashing would run counter to the role of a university president

“The president of a university anywhere should not be an advocate for any political position or identity.”

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Getting out in front of parade idea

“I am all in favor of a US military parade, as long as disabled and homeless veterans lead it.”

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Trump administration’s daily outrages are unimaginable

“Can you imagine that we are hearing regularly about someone called ‘Stormy’ Daniels?”

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It should not be open season on support animals — and the people who need them

“Recent conversation about people with support animals demonstrates the continuing bias against people with mental and emotional disabilities.”

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A strong case is made for challenging our DAs

Yvonne Abraham notes how frequently district attorneys run unopposed. Readers want to see greater accountability.

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Trump budget offers an antidote for failed Democratic policies

“Since when has going to work become such anathema?”

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Those Republicans — fiscal conservatives? Don’t think so

“Republicans talk a good game regarding debt, but they keep adding to it.”

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Front-page wordplay is a slam-dunk

“Sometimes you just have to tip your hat to the little things done well.”

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Military parade would only be the beginning

“It won’t be long before we start to see his likeness on huge posters, billboards, and banners across the country.”

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Domestic violence emerges from the shadows

The White House has been roiled by accusations of domestic violence against Rob Porter, who resigned as aide last week.

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A weakened CDC means an imperiled US

“A virus can travel from rural Africa or China to the United States in 15 hours or less.”

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Who really needs $560 million? Overhaul the lottery to spread the wealth

“Make it easier to hit a jackpot, so that 100 people could each win $560,000 rather than one person winning $560 million.”

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The gender pay gap — one more solid argument for labor unions

“Labor unions are a conspicuous exception to this abhorrent practice.”

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Choice for new Mass. education chief should be judged on his merits

“To judge every hiring decision as the product of a biased process does not advance the cause.”

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In fatal crash, driver’s citizenship status is central to the story

“This person came here illegally and had been deported twice.”

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Empty slogans are not much of a swamp-draining tool

“Making America great again will only be achieved through meaningful engagement and policy.”

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For some, there are only warm memories of Blizzard of ’78

A frozen idyll, where neighbor met neighbor

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Trump was right to promise a wall — now let’s see it built

“His supporters want a wall. A country with no borders is not a country.”

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Perhaps a down payment could get stakes put in the ground

“This is, after all, standard practice in real estate.”

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What, no women in the firmament along with ‘stars’ Moulton and Kennedy?

“Reinforcing the glass ceiling . . . is not in the best interest of our communities, our state, or our country.”

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Our peacock president puffs his feathers

From calling Democrats ‘treasonous’ for not applauding him to mulling a military parade, Trump seems to be feeling a bit outsized lately.