Letters to the Editor

DEMS: Not my platform

September 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

The midterm elections may determine the political course of this country for years to come. As a conservative Republican, I hope that Democrats sweep into power on a self-destructive course. Their leadership is on record as saying:Impeach T...

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DUO: Time to go

September 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

In my opinion, Hillary and Barack are two peas in a pod — they simply don’t know when to fade into the sunset. It’s almost like they have to share their wisdom and brilliance with us — that somehow without them the world will cease to exist...

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RIVER: Problems aplenty

September 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

The article in the CDA Press 8/17 was good news for the people of Harrison in regard to bad behavior by a few boaters. Now that their problem is solved maybe they can do something about the noise pollution and erosion on the Spokane River. ...

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NEWCOMERS: I see you

September 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

I say “Welcome” to all the people who move here to escape the garbage that is going on, especially in California. The only thing that I ask is that you leave your attitudes there and adopt our “little town” thinking. Oh, and stop your drivi...

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TAX PLAN: Burden for the young

September 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

For decades the Republican Party has touted the need for fiscal restraint and a balanced budget. In reality, even with a Republican majority in Congress, their new tax plan has added $820 billion to our nation’s debt in a period of only 11 ...

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TRAFFIC: Job well done

September 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

Kudos to the Coeur d’Alene Press and Staff Writer Ralph Bartholdt for the timely article (Sept. 16) on the growing traffic problems in Coeur d’Alene. Citizen concerns about traffic have come to a head and actions are underway.FYI — at Tuesd...

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TAX CUTS: Deficit goes up

September 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

Republicans claim that tax cuts increase federal government revenue, but they cite only a few questionable examples to support their view. In a thorough examination of fiscal history, U.S. Treasury studies estimated the revenue effects of m...

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MEDICINE: Idaho school applauded

September 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

WWAMI-Idaho, Idaho’s medical school, continues to graduate top-notch physicians who bring quality health care to some of our most underserved communities, and I’m proud to support it as a longstanding family medicine physician in Coeur d’Al...

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TRUMP: Electoral issue unsettled

September 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

Clearly, Mary Smith shows in her letter to The Press, Sept. 14, earnest belief that the Electoral College did the job required of it in the 2016 election and she explains in detail why and how that’s so. But so what? It’s a non sequitur. It...

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TURNOUT: First, be informed

September 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

The Coeur d’Alene Press editorial of Sept. 12 laments past voter turnout and urges folks to go to the polls in the upcoming election. While I agree that more of our electorate should get involved, I question the wisdom of just getting out t...

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