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Letters to the Editor

No proof for a young Earth

To the editor: In the May 6 Independent, Mr. Phil Drietz quotes information gleaned from sites like Answers In Genesis. These sites, like Mr. Drietz, promote the idea of a young Earth. Their process is to assume their idea is true. One interpretation of Biblical genealogies says the Earth ...

Protect all of us from socialists

To the Editor: I have recently uncovered a huge socialist conspiracy which has been a permanent part of Minnesota Public Employees’ lives for the last fifty years. This is called the Public Employment Labor Relations Act, and it guarantees the rights of public employees, including teachers, ...

Cumulative COVID numbers misleading

To the editor: Please so your homework and check on the Minnesota Department of Health to get the latest figures and maybe instead of “cumulative” totals since Jan. 20, 2020. How about showing numbers that show the decrease in hospitalized cases? These figures are misleading. That ...

Dahms rejects debate

To the editor: This week, the Equal Rights Amendment was brought up to be considered in the Minnesota Senate. The ERA would put a measure on the 2022 ballot letting Minnesota voters decide whether to alter the state’s Constitution to say people have equal rights regardless of gender. Now, I ...

Time to teach students to think outside the ‘politically correct box’

To the editor: My 4-16 letter detailed 2 reasons why the earth is not billions of years old; here’s another: Carbon 14 has been detected in diamonds and coal. Conventional geology tells us coal can be up to 300 million years old, and diamonds over 1 billion. No C14 will remain in a ...

LGBTQ+: Not a lifestyle nor religion

There was a letter written in response to the one I recently submitted regarding the lawsuit against MPS. The response letter referenced the idea of LGBTQ+ as a ‘lifestyle’ and saying no lifestyles or religions should be promoted in a school above other ones. It also mentioned that ...