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A time to honor those who served

February 10, 2014 EDITOR: The week of Feb. 9-15 is designated National Salute to Veterans Week. The employees and volunteers at the Oscar . more »»

Restore our right to vote on wildlife management issues

February 7, 2014 EDITOR: I sure am having a hard time understanding how people can object to the participation of an animal protection group in Michigan’s wolf hunt issue, while at the same time endorsing the... more »»

The consumer is getting gouged

February 7, 2014 EDITOR: There are laws regarding price gouging. In hurricane and tornado ravaged areas, there are laws that restrict retailers from raising prices to take advantage of the weather. more »»

Government has to work for us

February 7, 2014 EDITOR: “I wonder why we don’t hear any talk about global warming in the last few months? Is it because it just a term that is just not true? It is all about our government being controlled by... more »»

Minimum wage

February 6, 2014 EDITOR: As a senior citizen I am concerned about the raising of the minimum wage. Most senior citizens live on a fixed income. My mother could not exist on her own if she did not live with me. more »»

Separation of power

February 6, 2014 EDITOR: My Chicago school system must have told me all wrong about the three branches of government and the separation of power. more »»

Tea Party State of the Union

February 5, 2014 EDITOR: “What did you think of the State of the Union Address (SOTU) by President Obama? I was dismayed. Either he was reporting on a different country, or his facts were distorted. more »»

Raise taxes on tobacco products

January 29, 2014 EDITOR: “Back in October, an article published online in the Journal of Adolescent Health titled Flavored-Little-Cigar and Flavored-Cigarette Use Among U.S. more »»

Roe v. Wade anniversary

January 22, 2014 EDITOR: “Today, Jan. 22, 2014, marks the tragic 41st anniversary of a grave injustice, Roe v. Wade. more »»

Reaction to State of the State address

January 21, 2014 EDITOR: As a conservative Democrat, former Deputy sheriff and substitute teacher, I agree with the Governor’s comments (State of the State address) in regards to legislative fiscal responsibilit. more »»

Letter full of inaccuracies

January 21, 2014 EDITOR: The recent letter from Ms. Rosemarie Hall was so full of inaccuracies that I am moved to respond. I will attempt to address her remarks in the order she presented them. 1. more »»

Postal Service support

January 17, 2014 EDITOR: Two Republican senators, Darrel Issa from California and Tom Coburn from Oklahoma, are trying to privatize the United States Postal Service. No doubt there are more. more »»

ObamaCare oppositon

January 17, 2014 EDITOR: “ObamaCare” is not only throwing Grandma “over the cliff,” but also seemingly intent on pitching her entire family along with her. more »»

Don’t fast track the TPP

January 15, 2014 EDITOR: Senators Max Baucus, Orrin Hatch and Representative David Camp have just introduced a “fast track” bill for the secretive Trans Pacific Partnership up for the direct vote of Congress. more »»

Help local recycling efforts

January 13, 2014 EDITOR: I am writing on behalf of those who appreciated the opportunity to recycle in our local area at the Delta County Landfill. more »»

North Central thanks school board

January 13, 2014 EDITOR: Every year at this time, boards of education are recognized for their service to the districts they are elected to serve. more »»

It’s not a happy new year

January 10, 2014 EDITOR: I wish I could say, Happy New Year but, the way our country has gone down hill these past few years, it’s to tragic, the way Washington, has destroyed our great reputation in the world’s... more »»

Hacking at benefits

January 10, 2014 EDITOR: If the Republican Hatchetmen in Washington and Lansing keep hacking away at benefits for social services, especially at their present rate, there will be no monies left by the end of 2014 to... more »»

Be vigilant against the spread of crime

January 3, 2014 EDITOR: Just before Christmas our son, wife and newborn son travelled from Washington, DC to celebrate Christmas with our family in Escanab. more »»

A look at the future

January 2, 2014 EDITOR: “We are approaching the end of another year with Christmas festivities winding down; the new year ushering in with anticipations of greater days ahead with peace and love for all. more »»

 
 

 

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