Letters to the Editor

TRUMP: Is he sane?

February 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

I know that there are many opinions about Donald Trump’s effectiveness as president. So, here is my take after one month. This is what I have noticed from listening to the words from Donald Trump’s mouth and reading his Twitter comments. Do...

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MEDIA: AP and liberals

February 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

The dishonesty of the mainstream press (not the Coeur d’Alene Press) is a serious problem in the governing and safety of our country. An example is the release of a story by the AP that the government was planning to deploy the National Gua...

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DINNER: Lincoln Day alarmists

February 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

After reading this letter in its entirety, what I find most disturbing is the blatant fearmongering language used to elicit unnecessary fear amongst the attendees. Language like “significant nationwide violence,” “bullies and miscreants,” a...

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MEDIA: Just tell the truth

February 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

Watching President Trump’s press conference yesterday brought back memories of my dealings with The Press 27 years ago. I was serving in the Idaho Legislature. The hot issue being debated in the Legislature was the Martin Luther King Day. B...

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BOND: Reasons for support

February 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

I am writing in support of the $35.5 million bond to be voted on in March. It is critical for the community to understand this bond does not cost most taxpayers any more money than they’re paying now. Our schools educate the future of our c...

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TRUMP: Scorpion in Chief

February 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

You won the presidential election but lost the popular vote by almost three million votes. If you had an iota of compromise you would know you are a minority ruler and act accordingly picking your cabinet and in governance.But you live in a...

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CLOSING: But memories live on

February 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

The Sports Cellar is closing and with it, fond memories of my family well served and cared for.While my son, Aaron, now lives in Oregon, he still had us buy a certain pair of socks that apparently couldn’t be found in any other store in the...

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SCOUTS: It’s only science

February 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

In response to M. Dornquast of Post Falls… “Keep Stupidity Out?”Really? When the Boy Scouts admitted their first transvestite, a 9-year-year-old girl they call “Joe;” a “he” and a “him,” on what basis do you reference her gender? Based on s...

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SCIENCE: Much liberal noise

February 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

I read with interest your editorial “Science stymies Idaho” of Feb. 19. Your call for a little calmness and intelligent conversation by both sides of the climate change debate was spot on. However, I have yet to see or hear anything resembl...

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LIBERALS: When snowflakes melt

February 23, 2017 at 5:00 am

I had to laugh as I read Shawn Keenan’s rather angry letter in defense of her “liberalism.” I think her letter is rather revealing. Shawn rants in all caps about how she believes in human rights, how she’s “tough and tender,” and loves to s...

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