Letters to the Editor
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"I fear that instead of safely reopening, what this carelessness will result in, is that the virus, even if the numbers drop during the summer, will hang around in big enough numbers all across the country to be poised to strike quickly and in a big way in the fall and winter ..." more
"The Second Amendment states: 'A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to bear arms shall not be infringed.' Clearly this right referred to the people as a whole and not as individuals ..." more
"Just listen to the medical professionals as to what to do and when it is safe to re-open. I am sorry to say Mr. Trump has done a very poor job in dealing with this virus ..." more
"I wish to thank the Eldridge Lions and the Moonlight Chase for supplying the money for the Eldridge Lions' beautification project ..." more
"So we are separated physically, not socially. Even if you are alone, you can still be social via phone or computer ..." more
"It's sad that some dismiss the 80,000-plus deaths in the U.S. from COVID-19 by saying most of them had some underlying health issue, and they are just being counted as virus deaths ..." more
"I am the one Republican candidate championing proactive action to contain costs in the long run. I am running for the board of supervisors because I want to be part of steering the county towards long range planning and greater civic engagement ..." more
"We have lost nearly 3 billion birds in North America since 1970, and many species are threatened with extinction. This is due to habitat loss, decline in insect populations, environmental contamination, plastic pollution, power lines, and more ..." more
"I was glad to see workers finally mentioned on page 4. I was beginning to fear disposal of euthanized hogs was the only concern ..." more
"In remembrance of the many lives lost, threatened and disrupted, so far, by the Novel Coronavirus 2019, church bells across Scott County will chime at 3 p.m. and all people of faith and goodwill are invited to join together by stepping outside (observing CDC social distance guidelines) to ring a bell; blow a car horn; beat a drum; clang a pot or make any noise you can to signal support for our neighbors ..." more
"We, as consumers of what was until recently an unlimited bounty of food available in our stores, and grown on all manner of farms as well as by residents living in one of the vast farming regions of the world, should all be asking ourselves and our decision-makers this: if American agriculture is such a vital and important industry – WHY is it continually placed at risk, teetering on the next natural or man-made disaster to negatively impact it, and us ..." more
"The Democrats have truly outdone themselves with their chosen horse. It's not easy to find a candidate that is both mentally and morally inferior to President Trump, but by golly, they've done it ..." more
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