Letters to the Editor

School bond tactics were manipulative

April 27, 2017 at 3:00 am

I am aghast at the efforts some of the school community and school board will go to extract funds from the taxpayer. The bond has been put up for three elections and every time has been rejected until the last election when the results were...

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Newhouse sold out internet consumers

April 27, 2017 at 3:00 am

On March 28, Rep. Dan Newhouse, ignoring pleas from many constituents, joined with 230 other Republicans to pass a bill allowing internet service providers to collect information on all our internet use, and barring the Federal Communicatio...

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No tax money for Planned Parenthood

April 20, 2017 at 4:00 am

While attending the listening session hosted by Dan Newhouse last week, it was apparent that the bulk of the crowd did not represent the constituency of our conservative county. One of the issues that concerned the group was the federal fun...

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Laws should protect the vulnerable

April 20, 2017 at 4:00 am

Iíve always believed police are to protect and serve. As a mother who wishes to protect her disabled daughter who has been taken advantage of, it should be a crime. Laws need to be changed that protect the mentally disabled. Rape is rape, a...

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Democracy or theocracy?

April 13, 2017 at 3:00 am

Do we live in a democracy or a theocracy? As I consider this question I realize some live in neither, some live in just one and others live in both. In some countries there is one leader all people are subject to. Other countries have a com...

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Lifetime appointments?

April 13, 2017 at 3:00 am

The United States Constitution was written by men who recognized that our country would remain secure only if those in government were moral, well educated in Judeo-Christian values, and recognized their responsibility to serve the public (...

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Consent decrees important to protect people

April 13, 2017 at 3:00 am

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has asked for a review of all consent decrees entered into with police departments (intent to close them) believing they constitute government over-reach and the federal government should not be involved in ho...

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Wording of laws is important

April 06, 2017 at 4:00 am

Please forgive me for not having super intelligence like attorneys, judges, or legislators. My thinking is very simple. Our countryís laws must be written in plain English, no ambiguity or room for interpretation. Words must remain static i...

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Put party politics aside and confirm Gorsuch

April 06, 2017 at 4:00 am

I am saddened and troubled by Senator Charles Schumerís diatribe against Judge Neil Gorsuch for a seat on the U. S. Supreme Court.Judge Gorsuch, a good and honorable man, is by every measure, more than qualified to be a Supreme Court justic...

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Happy birthday, Cesar Chavez

March 30, 2017 at 3:00 am

Cesar Chavezí birthday is on March 31 and is celebrated in California, Arizona, and Texas. Those are just a few states that honor Cesar Chavez. I would love for Moses Lake to have a Cesar Chavez Day.I met Mr. Chavez at the Church Council of...

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