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Thanksgiving 2020 – still much to be thankful for

The roots of Thanksgiving 2020 run deep. Four hundred years deep. In 1620, 102 passengers sailed from England for what those travelers hoped would be a better life. Sixty-six days of adversity later, they made landfall in a new world, still far from their intended destination. As ...

The color of hypocrisy is true blue

To the editor: In response to the recent letter written by Paul Kiefner, “You can...” The conclusion “You can’t beat Blue” is wrong where the writer does not follow his own research or see the problem before his nose. The letter blames a lot of stuff on the Proud Boys or ...

A sorry mess

To the editor: Donald Trump supporters, you owe me and our country and the world a huge, sincere apology. In 2016 you voted for Donald Trump because you said that you wanted to see change in our government. You did that even knowing that he has lied and cheated his whole way through his ...

Keep up the good work

To the editor: Wow! Congratulations Lee County citizens!! Good job getting your vote in. 67% vote is a great watershed of civic engagement, and we can all help those elected take this moment to make our world a better place. Please don’t disengage now. Think of what you wanted when you ...

Yogi said it best: ‘It ain’t over til it’s over’

To the editor: Yogi Berra was an American Legend. He was an All Star catcher for the New York Yankees and a man known for being honest and profound. Yogi told us that “it ain’t over til it’s over.” Today, this bit of instruction is on the lips of all true Americans. There’s no ...

You can…

To the editor: You can have a boat parade. You can have a pickup truck parade. You can have a POTUS charade. You can fly flags, have banners and simply forget your mother-taught manners. You can be a red state. You can dress like Rambo and carry a gun. You can be a Proud Boy and not go to ...

No kiss and make up

To the editor: P/E Biden proposes that we shall all “kiss and make Up.” This is, however, very, very bad and dangerous advice. Our Electorate is fundamentally flawed such that it simply can not support a meaningful, True Democracy. A failure to face up to this reality and to effectively ...