Letters to the Editor

GOOKIN: Be good sport

January 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

Our American Republic demands high standards of both citizens and their elected officials. One duty of citizenship is to respect the legitimacy of the electoral process, recognizing that in our system the moral right to rule comes from the ...

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WALL: May sense prevail

January 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

Mr. Trump insists that terrorists, drugs, villains of all stripe, are a national emergency threat to our country, and a wall will put an end to that possibility. It’s a well-known and common sense fact that drugs, people of ill-repute, have...

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LETTER: Prove it

January 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

I read the letter to the editor from Allen R. Mazur (Jan. 11) and am livid at the hypocrisy he demonstrates, so typical of Democratic logic, which isn’t logical at all! He is asking that you, the Coeur d’Alene Press, CENSOR letters from a R...

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RESPONSE: Trio of complaints

January 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

In response to three recent writings in the Coeur d’Alene Press, I just couldn’t go without commenting. First, commissioners up their information game. Wow, their last hurrah before leaving office. You hire Plouffe, a public safety analyst ...

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WALL: A funding proposal

January 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

Since President Trump considers a wall a necessity for our security, and he claims “most Americans want a wall,” perhaps he could start a “GoFundMe” page. Those who benefitted from his tax reform bill could give it a jump start. In the mean...

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CHRISTIAN: Check out RLM

January 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

I read Betsy Rosenberg’s letter where she has a dim view of Christianity.Betsy, if you want to know what real Christianity is all about, check out Real Life Ministries in Post Falls.Thousands attend Real Life and there are so many services ...

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LEVIES: Show some outrage

January 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

Where was the strong editorial and opinion reaction to the posting of pro-levy posters by school district personnel at polling places a few years ago? Why wasn’t there a demand for a new vote? Cliff Hayes was furious, but the paper’s articl...

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CHRISTIAN: A litmus test

January 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

Forty years ago, I studied theology. I also studied people. I found in any given Christian church, even though there is one lesson book called the Bible, 200 people can read it and 25 may argue various “doctrine.” Example, some say you must...

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DALTON: Support for leadership

January 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

There is a misguided effort afoot by Save Dalton Gardens to recall the Dalton mayor and entire Dalton City Council. Based on the initial claims of this group, I was concerned that our Dalton lifestyle may be compromised. When I challenged t...

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WALL: Where’s the beef?

January 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

In a “fact checking” article, the Boston Globe reported: “In his prime-time speech to the nation, President Donald Trump wrongly accused Democrats of refusing to pay for border security.” Not fully trusting the credibility of an acknowledge...

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