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Letters to the Editor

COVID-19 lockdown brings high price

DEAR EDITOR: With any COVID-19 lockdown, there’s a price to pay. Brave nurses have spoken up to say patient safety is at stake. With President Biden’s mandate, good nurses are being told they could lose their jobs, and hospitals are willing to settle for second best or ...

Sound off!

After reading the recent Vindicator editorial “Evasive officials let down their constituents,” I believe the author forgot to mention Joe Biden, notorious for walking away from reporters. If he calls on a reporter, I’m guessing he knows the question and has rehearsed the answer. He did it ...

Americans ignorant of Columbus bigotry

DEAR EDITOR: In her Nov. 7 letter, Lena Fox presented a sanitized, one-sided, inaccurate version of Christopher Columbus’ story. Here are some historical facts she left out. After his first encounter with the Arawak Indians, Columbus wrote, “They have no iron (weapons) ... they ...

US Senate must end its use of filibuster

DEAR EDITOR: In November 2020, millions of voters like me went to the polls and cast a ballot for Joe Biden. Now, with a relentless GOP attack on our voting rights underway, I’m asking President Biden to deliver on his promises. It’s time for Biden to go further than talking about ...

‘Let’s Go, Brandon’ signs are justified

DEAR EDITOR: Regarding this newspaper’s recent editorial denouncing the “Let’s Go, Brandon!” sign at GOP headquarters, as well as several letters the same week echoing that disapproval, the liberals are spouting hypocritical nonsense. They are offended that some local Republicans ...

See immigrants today as your own ancestors

DEAR EDITOR: I have been an amateur genealogist for several years and have researched ancestors’ journeys who first came to America. Fascinating records and archives document their experiences and breathe life into their stories. Immigrants were frequently driven by poverty, persecution ...