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Trump is ‘threat to our democracy,’ and citizens should run for office

Letters to the editor

September 1, 2020

To the editor and residents: Donald Trump is a threat to our democracy. He gained the presidency by a political anomaly — the Electoral College (EC). Aided by Republican gerrymandering of key political House and Senate districts, Russian interference, voter suppression and a jiggered EC system, deleg...

Deacon’s letter is ‘another reason to be skeptical’ of Catholic church

Letters to the editor

December 30, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: The Nov. 21 letter from Deacon Richard Schellhase of Queen of All Saints Catholic Church was written, I’m sure, in good faith. Yes, Deacon Schellhase, we pro-choice people get it. You and your Catholic brethren conform to the tenets of your chosen religion in...

Conservative traits are laudable… but Republicans don’t follow them

Letters to the editor

November 21, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Authors submitting a writing for public viewing — i.e., letters to the editor — often rely on previously published documents such as the Constitution, et cetera, to support or enhance their particular view on a topic. Author Jean Flanagan supports her Sep...

Abortion opponents turn a ‘blind eye’ to children once they are born

Letters to the editor

October 15, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Jan Tucker equates legal abortion to first-degree murder in her Oct. 10 letter. Tucker’s religious outpouring serves to highlight the hypocrisy of the always vocal anti-abortion contingent in our Christian communities. While preaching damnation for those having had an abort...

Trump achievements are dictatorship-like propaganda, reader writes

Letters to the editor

August 14, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: Frank Longo’s June 27 letter, “Trump has many accomplishments, as Crestwood reader cites them,” is an example of the impact propaganda and one-source news has on Americans. Joseph Goebbels, Adolf Hitler’s minister of propaganda, fed the German population the Naz...

Conned by a ‘con man,’ Trump faithful should ‘dump Trump’ in 2020

Letters to the editor

July 10, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: Oakville resident Jim Marxkors wants The Call to stop publishing my letters! He considers my criticisms of Donald Trump to be “left-wing, loony rants.” And, Jim wants the paper’s published letters to “…focus on issues pertinent to South County.” Mar...

Letter writers need to check their facts, Bible verses before writing in

Letters to the editor

May 29, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: When authoring letters to be published, it is wise to abide by at least one tenet: Use due diligence with regard to statistical data, quotes and Bible verses to assure reasonable validity of your information and relevance to your topic. After all, your name is ...

‘Meaningful discourse and common goals cast aside’ under Trump

Letters to the editor

February 26, 2019

Letter to the Editor  To the editor: Letters in the Feb. 7 issue of the Call and the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hearing on Feb. 8 are poignant reminders of the political divide plaguing Donald Trump’s America. Meaningful discourse and common goals have been cast aside, replaced by political parti...

Might as well get on the Trump train for next six years, reader writes

Letters to the editor

November 21, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: Wow, he’s still at it. Michael Broughton — the Call’s favorite Never Trumper. In his latest contribution to the Call, he identifies the duly elected president of the United States of America, Donald Trump, as follows: That Trump embraces fascism, attempts to...

Broughton writes Trump’s ‘words and actions declare fascism’

Letters to the editor

November 20, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: Ed Fitzhenry’s Sept. 6 defense of President Donald Trump and his denial of the obvious is both humorous and concerning. Is it necessary that Trump wear a sign declaring that he is a fascist? His words and actions fervently declare his fascist philosophy. Webst...

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