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The straight Democratic ticket

October 24, 2014 EDITOR, Soon it’ll be time to elect those you want to represent you in Lansing. If you like paying higher taxes, you know exactly who to vote for. Republicans. Remember Gov. more »»

Powered by consumer spending

October 23, 2014 EDITOR, I was recently informed by a relative who works for a Wisconsin County that her take home pay, since Governor Walker’s union busting Act 10, is $250 less per month. more »»

I say it’s our fault

October 23, 2014 EDITOR, As one of my favorite people, Rosanne Roseannadanna, often said, “It just goes to show ya, it’s always something.” I don’t think she realized at the time that truer words were never spoken. more »»

Letters deadline

October 23, 2014 The General Election is Nov. 4. The Daily News will accept election letters until 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24. The final election letters will be published on Oct. 28. more »»

God cannot be mocked

October 23, 2014 EDITOR, “Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord” - Psalm 33:12 What happened to God being the lord of our nation? The Bible generally teaches against any sexual relations except between husband... more »»

Thanks to Obamacare

October 22, 2014 EDITOR, The TV ad asks, “Are you with ‘us’ or with ‘them’? “Us” is the Koch brothers, Karl Rove, Mitch McConnell, the wealthiest 1 percent...and Dan Benishek. more »»

Does not endorse

October 22, 2014 EDITOR, In a campaign ad called “First Class” being aired by Jerry Cannon, candidate for the 1st District of Michigan, the ending shows Mr. more »»

Affects all of us

October 21, 2014 EDITOR, We are facing a potential crisis in the Upper Peninsula. We have been told that the U.P. must bear the annual cost to keep the Presque Isle Power Plant open to “ensure a reliable power supply. more »»

It might be time

October 20, 2014 EDITOR, The recent events in Ferguson, Mo. have brought attention to race relations in this country. more »»

Common sense

October 20, 2014 EDITOR, Concerning my last letter about being qualified to vote, it should be noted that if one puts thought into the idea it turns out to be just common sense. more »»

Time to select the best liar

October 18, 2014 It’s that time again. It’s election time. Time to select the best liar whom you think will confiscate the smallest amount of freedom you have left. It’s time to resurface roads that do not need it. more »»

No tourist incentive

October 17, 2014 EDITOR, This is a letter sent to State Senator Tom Casperson. Mr. more »»

Acting on emotion

October 16, 2014 EDITOR, Props 1 and 2 that will appear on the November ballot will ask voters whether they want to allow a wolf hunt in Michigan and if they want the Michigan Natural Resources Commission — a group... more »»

A qualified democracy

October 15, 2014 EDITOR, I do understand the public’s frustration with this presidency. more »»

Take pride in our area

October 15, 2014 EDITOR, Are you a Boomeranger? If you are, welcome to the club. You all know about the boomerang, when thrown it will return back to you. more »»

War on consumers

October 14, 2014 EDITOR, Remember when President Barack Obama promised to bankrupt coal? Well, effective this Dec. 1, our electric bill will increase by an average of more than $27 a month or $326 a year. more »»

Benefits for the people

October 13, 2014 EDITOR, Some people question the use of a campaign video ad accusing Dan Benishek of voting against Medicare benefits for future retirees. They say it is a false representation. more »»

Just a little bit pathetic

October 11, 2014 Here we are at the start of yet another Iraq war which will include Syria and Congress, who is supposed to authorize wars, isn’t even going to vote on i. more »»

We beat the HSUS

October 10, 2014 EDITOR, Some 374,400 registered voters in the State of Michigan petitioned the state legislators to pass the Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act. more »»

Not in the open

October 10, 2014 EDITOR, It’s been 20 years since I lost my son. He wasn’t in a war. He wasn’t a hostage. He wasn’t murdered at the hands of someone else, but the pain was extreme. more »»



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