Letters to the Editor
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Editor: I went to three of the five public bond meetings that were held and at all three, I asked questions. From the questions I asked, I felt it was clear I was not in favor of this bond, but … more
Editor: Leadership in today’s GOP leans greatly toward libertarian philosophy. The economic freedom they seek isn’t about balanced budgets. It aims at removing wealthy people from any tax … more
Editor:If you are reading this, there is a solid chance I asked you about the bond sometime in the last six months. I appreciate everyone taking time out of their day to hear me out. The time has … more
Editor: Paul Johnson, a state senator, announced suddenly that he wouldn’t run for another term. Why? Because he had promised himself that the first time he found himself answering a question … more
Editor: “Democracy in Chains” offers interesting discussions of labels, from classical liberal, neoliberal, libertarian, collectivism and the ever-frightening “socialism.” This book … more
Editor: I’m actually going to leave the left and Democrats alone this letter (mostly). On Saturday, July 28, there is an event in Wilton at the community center. We have Senator Joni Ernst, … more
Editor: We can thank Iowa’s GOP legislators for forcing our state universities to have to cut important programs and research this coming academic year. Budget cuts due to decreased funding … more
Editor: The passing of Robert Ray was a sad day for the state of Iowa. Governor Ray was a gentleman who brought the wonderful qualities to his elected office and to the state: courteous, willing … more
Editor: Kaufmann’s party takes from the poor and middle class, gives to the rich. Republicans have characterized themselves as the party of fiscal management. Instead they have become the … more
Editor: Thanks to the current Iowa legislature and a minority group of activists, people around the state are discussing abortion. My State Representative, Bobby Kaufmann, was one of 51 … more
Editor: Recently the Durant city council news in the Advocate News included discussion of a funding request from the Tri-County Community Band. A little more information is necessary so the … more
Editor: Zero tolerance. Deterrent. Teach these people a lesson. Biblical. Respect for law. When Jesus was challenged to confront a woman accused of adultery (John 8:1-11), for which the law … more
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