• Archives

  • Letter to the editor: Law curbs local control over cell-tower siting

    August 15th, 2019

    Concerned about Bug Tussel cell towers (for wireless internet)? Depending on authorities and zoning laws of town or village to protect you?

    Letter to the editor: Mainstream media is not systematically publishing ‘fake news’

    July 4th, 2019

    A friend recently showed me a letter sent by the Republican National Committee. Headed “2019 Congressional District Census,” it is signed by Ronna McDaniel, chairwoman of the RNC.

    Letter to the editor: America has a ‘government-industrial complex’

    April 3rd, 2019

    President Eisenhower famously warned America of an emerging “military-industrial complex.”

    Letter to the editor: President has encouraged toxic atmosphere

    March 7th, 2019

    FBI data released last year: Hate crimes are up 17 percent in 2017 over 2016, the third consecutive annual rise.

    Letter to the editor: Trump’s pulling a bait and switch

    January 10th, 2019

    By demanding money so that “his” border wall be built, President Trump is portraying himself as courageously delivering on a campaign promise.

  • Letter to the editor: Welfare of citizens, common good are being ignored

    October 25th, 2018

    Recently, I saw an American and a Wisconsin flag flying in front of a large building. Both flags were tattered.

    Letter to the editor: NRA characterized by sense of entitlement

    June 6th, 2018

    It looks like the National Rifle Association’s leadership and advocates are getting more limber in their responses to school massacres — there’s certainly been enough practice.

    Letter to the editor: Revoke Citizens United decision

    April 12th, 2018

    An April 10 article in the La Crosse Tribune reported that the Senate race for Tammy Baldwin’s seat may be the most expensive in history, and that is largely because of “unprecedented” money — more than double the amount spent on any other senate race — coming in from outside of Wisconsin to one of Baldwin’s Republican challengers, Kevin Nicholson.

    Letter to the editor: Wisconsin has surpassed Illinois in corruption

    February 1st, 2018

    Recently I came across an old Mike Royko column (he wrote for the Chicago Tribune until his death in 1997) called “A Tale of Two States.”

    Letter to the editor: Every right has pro-social, common-sense limits

    November 22nd, 2017

    A 4-year-old with a gun — good idea? Wisconsin’s Republican leaders think so. They just sucked up (again) to the NRA (National Rifle Association) and the gun industryby removing any age limit whatsoever from hunting in this state.

    Letter to the editor: Sen. Tiffany, mining companies need to cover costs of damages

    March 16th, 2017

    A recent editorial by state Sen. Tom Tiffany (R – Hazelhurst) finds fault with the premise of “anticipatory nuisance,” which is being used as basis of a lawsuit to stop a sand mining operation in Jackson County.