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Letters to the Editor

The ‘necessary and proper’ clause

To the editor: In response to Mr. Roger Baumann’s letter dated June 15. Mr. Baumann’s claim to know what the Framers of the Constitution were intending or thinking is pretty far out there. From what I’ve read about the subject, there were many heated debates about Article I, ...

Let facts and reason be our guide

To the editor: Readers unfamiliar with Trudy Madetzke’s frequent and flawed arguments on this page can be forgiven for thinking her June 29 letter was “The Onion”-like satire. She asks, “Who set the standard for the worth of an opinion — that it has to be based on actual facts ...

Never forget their service

To the editor: As I watched the news Thursday evening, I saw the joyful reunions of returning soldiers from Afghanistan and their families, remembering when our son, Karl, returned home from Afghanistan on Thanksgiving Day, 2009. By 5:30 p.m. our entire family was eating dinner together, ...

We can move on when school board moves to support all learners

To the editor: In Karrie Alberts letter (June 30) she asks “When or how are Christian kids not supported?” The LGBTQ+ flag and community supports same sex marriage. God does not. The LGBTQ+ flag is hanging in the Middle School cafeteria. This flag does not support students who ...

Bigotry is not an opinion

To the editor: I’m response to Trudy’s letter (Trudy Madetzke, June 29) When or how are Christian kids not supported? I’ve never encountered a student who was afraid their parents would kick them out over the weekend for coming out as Christian. I have never had a student request a ...