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Letters to the Editor

A soldier’s story

EDITOR{ 54 summers ago found me and 150 other new draftees standing on painted boot prints arranged in a company formation as a U.S. Army sergeant lectured us. “You all have enjoyed 18 to 22 years of a life insurance policy. You are paying the premium now You owe your country two ...

CRT, Wokeness and too much PC

EDITOR: C.R.T., Critical Race Theory, is a recent philosophic approach to race and life heralded by some civil rights protagonists who assert that our American legal system and society are inherently racist due to white skin advantage; white folks are racist. Get this straight now — in ...

Mr. Buchanan, we won’t listen to you

EDITOR: I’m writing in response to Mr. Buchanan’s opinion piece “Does Our Diversity Portend Disintegration.” I struggled deciding which direction to take when creating this letter. Do I point out the fear mongering, manipulative language? What about the fake statistics? Do I address ...

Don’t cancel me

EDITOR: I’m going to challenge a lot of you. In the last election, most of the U.P. voter for President Trump. That means if you are reading this, you are wondering what has happened. There are a lot of reasons but that is another letter. I want to focus on two words; stand up. A whole lot ...

Guns and gender

EDITOR: As of May 26, there were 232 mass shootings (4 or more people killed or injured, not including the shooter) this year in the U.S. On May 30, a mass shooting in Florida killed 2 more and wounded 20. Two days later, Florida’s Governor signed a law banning transgender girls competing ...

Fear and guns

EDITOR: Do you as a hunter desire more than what your weapon can hold. Is your thought about ten or more bullets to kill, a larger magazine maybe even as large 30 or more. Could it be the fear of having no guns. Fear of not trusting the highest court of our nation; The U.S. Supreme Court. ...