Letters to the Editor

ST. VINNY: To the community

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

Dear friends of St. Vincent de Paul North Idaho, Thank you for your donations of warm clothing, Christmas presents, food, prepared meals and monetary donations throughout the end of 2016 and the beginning of this year. The outpouring of lov...

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TICKET: Motherly advice

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

If I were the mother of the mom whose son was ticketed for having his license plate covered by snow, here is my advice to her.You missed a great opportunity to teach your son to take responsibility in order to operate a vehicle on public ro...

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ENTITLEMENTS: Key questions

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

As the Republican majority in Congress starts their work, the people need to consider what is important to us. Social Security and Medicare will come up early in budget discussions. What do we want these areas to look like? That may cause s...

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ABORTION: Pro-life preference

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

It’s pretty tiresome answering the same silly, self-absorbed arguments in favor of killing babies. Only once in my life have I had an open, honest discussion about abortion with a woman who would not give an inch. Without changing her posit...

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DEFINE: A woman’s right

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

I would like to respond to Millie Hayes letter in Friday’s Press: Millie, you ARE in charge of your own body. All women are. You have the right not to have sex. If you do have sex, a baby may be conceived. You do not have the right to kill ...

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TRUMP: Our turn now

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

To the people who voted for Hillary and who are having trouble dealing with the prospect of our country embracing capitalism once again, I promise to show you as much empathy/sympathy as you did when half the country had to accept that our ...

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THEY: A very big word

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

The most dangerous word in the English language might be “they.” It is used often and very loosely in many letters to the editor. That is most dangerous when it lumps a large population into an ambiguous category. All Democrats or Republica...

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RESPONSE: Give Trump time

January 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

Ms. Sherman echoes the strong reaction of most Democrats and even many Republicans regarding the election of Trump. I can feel their pain. If Clinton had been elected I too would fear for our country. Ms. Sherman stated that “when [Trump’s]...

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RESPONSE: Obama opened door

January 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

My thanks go to Carol Sherman for her rant against Donald Trump. She does not realize that she helped put him in office. When she voted for the extreme leftist Obama, she paved the way for Mr. Trump.Had there been no Obama, there would be n...

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RESPONSE: On future fears

January 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

I am old enough to have been retired for several years, and have gone through MANY presidential elections, and have NEVER seen one where so many people have complained so much about a president-elect destroying the USA before the person ACT...

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