Letters to the Editor

Helping the poor is the duty of people of faith

January 15, 2020 at 5:00 am

We can end homelessness, but don’t. Dr. King noted that our failure of will means we “cannot enter the kingdom of greatness.’”Busing a homeless woman elsewhere, tossing a coin to a homeless family, punishing a homeless veteran for sleeping ...

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Impeachment will make America great again

January 01, 2020 at 5:00 am

The impeachment of President Trump will be the best of Congress’ doing. It’s time to make America great again. Nobody is above the law.We the people vote in those in office for the people. Now, not all those in Congress have the same views....

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The things that unite Americans

December 26, 2019 at 5:00 am

I’ve read a few letters to the editor concerning the question of what unites Americans. The most recent was from Robert D. Lyons, who criticized Duane Pitts for stating what Lyons sees as “Democratic Party talking points.” I won’t address a...

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Not everyone agrees on what’s best for America

December 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

Regarding the letter in the Herald by Duane Pitts: Mr. Pitts makes assumptions about what unites us apparently taken from the Democratic Party talking points.First, he assumes poverty can be replaced by government subsidies. The “War on Pov...

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What unites us

December 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

We Americans have more that unites us than divides us. The majority of Americans, regardless of political persuasion, ethnic background, race, and economic status, agree on the following:Make health care more affordable.Reduce poverty by gu...

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Time to unite for God and country

December 04, 2019 at 8:33 pm

United we stand, divided we fall! This exclamation has been in existence longer than any of us now living has. This statement is even more important now than when our nation was founded. Our nation was brought together by people who were un...

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Vicki Groff deserves elementary school honor

November 06, 2019 at 8:22 pm

In filling out my ballot, it felt rather strange not to mark Vicki Groff’s name for school board. This was a given for at least 30 years.Our family moved to Moses Lake in the spring of 1970. We soon discovered Larson Playfield was the place...

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Not just another tax

October 30, 2019 at 8:34 pm

Please do not dismiss Proposition 1 as just another tax. Law enforcement in Grant County needs the ability to incarcerate (book into jail) those accused of crimes in our communities. The Grant County Jail has had restrictions on bookings mo...

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Our justice system is broken

October 30, 2019 at 8:33 pm

We live in a broken system, in the justice system and in Congress. Our vote counts into fixing justice and making laws that protect the mentally ill, the elderly and the innocent in a world of racist courts.Justice is blind. Our Constitutio...

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Don’t let bullying stop you from reaching your goals

October 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

In my previous school, bullies were a distraction that prevented me from focusing on my classes.My mother was tired of the school refusing to intervene and found a new alternative for me with online school at Washington Virtual Academy. Tha...

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