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Trees are timber -- a natural resource that belongs to private property owners in the same way as a backyard garden. It would be absurd to require a government permit to harvest your peppers and potatoes -- yet many Texas cities strictly regulate trees on your land.

ROBERT HENNEKE in The Austin American-Statesman
IN THE NEWS

The data reveal that older Americans with "outstanding student loans are more likely than those without outstanding student loans to report that they have skipped necessary health care needs such as prescription medicines, doctors' visits, and dental care because they could not afford it." This increased burden on older Americans has caused them to tap savings that were being safeguarded for their retirement years.

THOMAS LINDSAY in Forbes
IN THE NEWS