Letters to the Editor

Facebook Continues to Discriminate Against Pro-Life

Dear Editor: Last October, Facebook banned a Wexford Missaukee Right to Life promotion on Facebook. The ad simply showed us erecting a new highway billboard time depicting a very young girl with her ear to her mothers’ pregnant belly with the caption: “All lives matter, choose life.”  The ad was rejected by Facebook because they said, […]

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2018 Marion Days Was A Hit

Dear Editor, This past weekend of ‘Marion Days’, was one of the best. There was lots to do and hundreds of people in town. Thank you to everyone that made it so enjoyable. One of my highlights was purchasing a book at one of the sidewalk booths called “Bicycle Cowboy” by Ron Helmboldt. In fact, […]

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Vote Yes on Opioid treatment bill

Dear Editor: Opioid treatment has long existed within the state of Michigan but only just recently were the effects and dependence rates of opiates revealed. Once thought of as a miracle drug is now considered a costly and problematic drug capturing lives throughout the state. Of the 930 opioid-related overdose deaths in Michigan between 2009 […]

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View on The View

Dear Editor: Joy Behar on the ABC show the The View made some shocking statements concerning Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Behar stated, “It is one thing to talk to Jesus, it is another thing when Jesus talks to you.”  Then she delivered a bomb shell comment, in essence saying that Jesus talking to […]

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Why are we killing each other?

Dear Editor: I join the millions of people who are praying for the families of the Florida School shooting.  I cannot imagine the trauma in all the families caused by this senseless act. Neil Cavuto, a reporter from Fox News covering the story posed the question:  “What is going on in our country, why are we killing […]

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Time to update an ageing system

Letter to The Editor, It’s Time to Update Decades Old 911 Infrastructure. The current 911 network infrastructure is based on technology that is nearly 50 years old and as such was designed around calls made from the old kitchen phone. This network has served us well, however the substantial influx of cell phones and internet […]

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Term Limits Agreement

Mike, I read your January 12th column with some interest. You tried making the old “too long in office” argument. I believe you missed an important point. It has been almost 60 years, but I remember learning about “term limits” in high school. Yep, we had them even then. If I remember correctly (and we […]

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Trump USDA Organic ruling

Dear Editor, The Trump administration ruled on Friday that animals raised for food under the “USDA Organic” label need not be treated any less cruelly than those in conventional farming. The decision reverses years of U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, which held that the “organic” label should impose minimal ethical, health, and environmental standards. For the animals, […]

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Big Pharma needs throttled

Dear Editor, Your editorial today on Big Pharma drew my intense interest. It was succinct. I found the statistics you cited shocking and angering. If your statistics are accurate, and I don’t doubt them, Big Pharma needs to be throttled.  Are you sure of this: “The irony of all this is most drugs cost very […]

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Government is not a football game!

Dear Editor: This morning I opened CNN and saw a quote from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that sums up everything that is wrong in American politics.  “You complain about the process when you are losing”.  What he was referencing was democratic complaints about a lengthy and complicated tax plan that was first released less than 6 […]

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