Letter To The Editor

Letter to the Editor

The new history books are out in school. Maybe the writers weren’t in the same places that some of us were. Here is the way I remember it. There were no reporters where I was at. I was born on a cold January day before WWII. Mom and Dad lived in an old tar paper…

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Letter to the Editor

In most cases at least in the United States we were very young when we were groomed by our parents to like a Ford or a Chevrolet. I can remember my dad was a Chevy fan and would brag about the advantage of driving a Chevy over a Ford. Most of my life I have…

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Letter to the Editor

This should also be a “predictable response” since egregious accusations and distortions of the truth should not be allowed to go unchallenged. As in my previous letter, I will not only support each statement I make with sources for that information, but in the interests of time and service to the community, I will outline…

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Open letter to white folks who are tired of being labeled privileged: Does the notion of White privilege make you angry? Does it make you stop listening when somebody tries to tell you about your path and your experiences? Would accepting the existence of white privilege force us to signal that we believe we are…

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Dear Editor:  In the wake of George Floyd’s death, a wave of necessary protests have unleashed across the country.  George Floyd was yet another black man murdered by the hands of a white cop.  As a society we have seen this too many times.  Only a few months ago in Georgia, Ahmaud Arbery was shot…

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Dear Editor:  Re: Covid-19 Thoughts  Many well-informed people regard Covid-19 as a giant hoax.  Other well-informed people believe that Covid-19 is a genetically- engineered pathogen from China.  Still other sincere people understand the pandemic as the wrath of God upon a wicked population.  More think Covid is no worse than common flue.  And, others think…

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Roger Wall, May 20 By this letter I am responding to Mr. Bob Urban’s invitation to respond to his well-written  “Letter to the Editor” (April 21).  Mr Urban evidently is a follower of Dr. Ron Paul. The quote that Mr. Urban refers to has often been given for reasons that the eccentric Paul originally supported pro-choice…

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William Wayne Cipriano, Douglas County To The Editor: I read the “School Board Candidates Questionnaire” in the May 21st, 2020 issue of the Douglas County Herald. Then I called the newspaper to ask a few questions about the article. Then I read the “The Snoop” in the same issue that answered several of the questions I…

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To the people of Douglas County:  When I moved to Douglas County in 1989 I felt like this was an area where people cared about each other and would bend over backwards to help each other out if problems arose. I have seen that happen many times, and am proud of all the locals who…

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To the Editor:  Re: Ava R-I school board versus bus drivers I remember in 1998, when I arrived at the Ava School System as middle school principal how simple things seemed to be within the district. While our professional staff was great to work with, I always enjoyed all the non-certified staff and how they…

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