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Column: No demand, no need, no more taxes

Commentary by John Accetturo I just don’t understand why the mayors of Carmel, Westfield, and Noblesville are such big advocates of spending billions on a mass transit system for Hamilton County. The bus service...

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Opinion: No hick or rednecks here

As the initial draft of this column is written, we are careening down the highway returning from a highly successful Indy Chamber Leadership Exchange with the City of Nashville, Tenn. Certainly, these trips afford...

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Opinion: Milestone birthday

Closing in as I am on a certain milestone birthday — I’ll be 60, or as I like to put it, in my extremely late 40s — I’ve been thinking about ways my life...

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Opinion: Nude breach!

It was late on a Thursday night. I had just gotten home after giving a speech in Covington, Ind. I pulled into the garage about 11, tired and thirsty. The garage door closed behind...

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Opinion: Car-pool rules essential

I can’t believe at this point in my parenting career that I have to write a whole column on this, but frankly I’m surprised I’ve never covered it before. I’m speaking, obviously, of Car...

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Opinion: Charity begins… after taxation

Here’s an eye-opener that sailed across the transom last week: Various reports indicate that although the income gap continues to widen, the richest among us are doling out less to not-for-profits while the lesser-advantaged...

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Opinion: No demand, no need, no more taxes

Commentary by John Accetturo I just don’t understand why the mayors of Carmel, Westfield, and Noblesville are such big advocates of spending billions on a mass transit system for Hamilton County. The bus service...

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Opinion: Beer-flavored latte

This just in from the Weird Wide Web, where all the news is fit to be taken with not one but several grains of salt: Starbucks (you know, the quaint little coffee shop with...