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Letters to the Editor

Echoes of ‘Harry and Louise’ ads

EDITOR: Remember “Harry and Louise”? I do. TV ads in which Louise voices her fears of a “government takeover” of health care. Whispers of shortages, denials and “death panels” swept the country. Deep pockets paid for those ads and deep pockets paid for the busloads of tea party ...

Takes issue with letter on LaFave

EDITOR: Definition of inoculation (Merriam-Webster): the act or process or an instance of inoculating especially: the introduction of a pathogen or antigen into a living organism to stimulate the production of antibodies. I am confused about Tracy Asanuma’s letter to the editor in ...

LaFave gambling with public health

EDITOR: Recently state Rep. Beau LaFave has given his full backing to those who oppose mask mandates. He was even gracious to introduce bills that would right the wrong of an unfair mask mandate. At present perhaps LaFave thinks it is politically advantageous to support those who support ...

Thanks but no thanks

Thank you to the organizers of the Kingsford High School Class of 1971 50th reunion, Deb Church and a host of classmates who helped. They gave us an opportunity to see old friends, reminisce and reconnect. It was a special evening. When you are elected as a class officer, little do you realize ...

Businesses A, B and C

I’m not a business person, but sometimes businesses do things that don’t make sense to me. Maybe someone can help me make some sense of this scenario? Business A and B are both selling the same product. Their customer base is similar and they operate in the same geographical region, they ...

Some thoughts on critical race theory

What is critical race theory? It is defined as a body of legal scholarship and an academic movement of the civil-rights scholars who seek to examine the intersection of race and U.S. law. It examines social, cultural, and legal issues primarily as they relate to race and racism in the U.S. It ...