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Letters to the Editor

Policies matter

EDITOR: Political season has begun. The first presidential debate has taken place and each parties convention will commence in the months of July (Republican) and August (Democrat). Candidates from both parties will be officially nominated and then the onslaught of political ads will make us ...

Gas prices

EDITOR: Are you as angry as I am? Probably not. My business runs on gas. Currently, Escanaba area gas prices are $3.34.9 a gallon. There might be some station that is a little more, or a little less, but I am using that as my standard. Yesterday I went to Marinette. Menominee prices were ...

Letter comment

EDITOR: Reading Michael Glass’s butt-kicking letter of July 10th reminded me of a piece I read several years ago, about a political consultancy operating in the state of Georgia. This three man operation billed itself as the go-to outfit for Republicans running for office in the ...

What’s the delay?

EDITOR: Some time ago, last year, everything was set. All of the environmental clearances, zoning approval, city council approval, etc., was done. They were going to start demolition in the spring. Spring came. A big roll-off dumpster was brought in. fences were put up. Then, nothing. The ...

County race

EDITOR: The First Amendment we cherish as Americans is not absolute. It provides us with the right to address those who govern us… at all levels. Your “right” exists until it meets the fuzzy line between you and someone who may be injured by the exercise of that right. This has been ...

A dictatorship

EDITOR: My travels started when I was 18, after my graduation from high school, I worked as a salesman-auditor for Northrup - King Inc, leaving Minnesota, my home state, to work in Detroit and then West Virginia. Although Lyndon B. Johnson had passed the 1964 Civil Rights act, Jim Crow laws ...