Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:   I was disgusted and distressed when I opened a recent edition of the Minneapolis Star Tribune and read where state legislators had given themselves a salary increase from $31,000 to $45,000 even though this is the first increase in 20 years. Accordingly, Rep. Pat Gamofore, R-...
Letter to the Editor:   This is a fair question to ask:  Who needs health insurance premium relief the most?  The insurance companies themselves or Minnesotans, you and I?  The question answers itself.  We have been inflicted by 20% premium increases with no end in sight. But our senator, Senator...
To the Editor:   When we think of February, we probably think cold temps, Ground Hog Day, Super Bowl and Valentine Day, all which are true.  I have another thought about February, it’s also Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, a time to stop and think about love, relationships, and respect,...
To the Editor:   The State Legislature is reviewing legislation that would entrench costly partisan gridlock in our State.  State Rep. Sarah Anderson (R-44A) and State Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer (R-30) have introduced legislation to prohibit the establishment of an independent, non-partisan, redistricting...
To the Editor:   After reading the February 8 edition of the L.P. Leader I just have to respond to the letter from Mr. Heinze. The idea that God would deliver a “woman groping, pathological liar and a person who scammed thousands of people in his Trump (so called) University and cheated employees...
To the Editor:   Almost 5 million Syrians have fled their war ravaged country.  More than a million have found temporary asylum in refugee camps.  Almost all have stories of misery, suffering and loss.  Donald Trump has signed orders halting indefinitely all Syrian refugee resettlement in the...
To the Editor:   Upon hearing Governor Dayton’s speech on Jan 23 2017, I started researching some stated facts.  In his speech he stated he never increased taxes except on tobacco. Also in his speech he stated his concerns about the lower and middle class struggling to survive in our economy. My...
To the Editor:   Many have cheered President Trump’s inauguration.  Too many have despaired and by their actions it seems they would want the country to continue down the path to the total destruction of our once God-fearing republic. Not one candidate from either the Republican or Democratic...
To The Editor:   We have had an election, an Electoral College vote and soon an inauguration. We keep hearing that the Electoral College should be dumped in favor of the popular vote results. On one hand that sounds great. However, I have a couple issues with that idea. A straight popular vote...
To the Editor:   Well, well, Obama kicked out of the country 35 Russian diplomats for Russia’s alleged hacking the DNC (Democratic National Committee) and Podesta (John Podesta, Hillary’s campaign manager) emails.  (Gotta act tough, y’know) The Dems and many others blame the Russians for Hillary...

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