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

    January 10th, 2019
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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.


    Letter to the editor: State ethics commissioner resigns

    December 22nd, 2016
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    You have to admit, Gov. Walker and Republicans in the state legislature are consistent.


    Letter to the editor: Do free markets really work?

    October 13th, 2016
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    When I was canvassing for Democratic candidates not long ago, one gentleman on whose door I knocked said, “I’m a Republican: free markets!”