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Letters to the Editor

Been there, done that

And now we learn that 19 little kids in a Texas elementary school were slaughtered by a young man using an AR-15. What can one say? Been there, done that. Echoes of Sandy Hook. Echoes of the NRA stranglehold they have on so many greedy Congressmembers. The awful truth is that an AR-15 was the ...

Need to address US mental illness

I still love to hear Anne Murray sing “A Little Good News” but sadly, good news stories are far and few between. In my wildest dreams, I never would have imagined such hate, violence and plain evil that has taken over our country. I used to long for “simpler days”; now I’m praying for ...

Is death tolerated?

An editorial in the May 23 edition of The Daily News asked the question, “COVID-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America?” It seems to me that the answer is a resounding yes. Years ago that was not the case. Life was sacred, respected and murders and attacks on life were ...

The circus in politics today

The light just came on as to why they use an elephant to represent the Republican Party and a jackass for the Democrat Party. There was a line in the Dr. Seuss book, “Horton Hatches the Egg,” that stated, “I said what I meant, and I meant what I said, an elephant’s faithful one hundred ...

TRICO should get undeliverable mail

EDITOR: Made another trip over to TRICO to get rid of my newspapers and cardboard that I have accumulated the last couple of weeks. In the May 18th Letters, Pete Rossato from TRICO wrote about the problems they have in getting the undeliverable mail from the U.S. Postal Service in Kingsford ...

Blame game in Texas shooting

Yes, the shooting in the Texas school was horrific and I don’t think there is one American who is not saddened by it. But I see the great American curse playing out — placing blame. This time it is on the cops. I firmly believe that the cops acted in the best manner that they did with the ...