Opinion

Letter: Chemicals less noxious than weeds

I have to disagree with Good Neighbor Iowa because of the unique situation affecting both me and my husband (#x201c;Pay attention to science on lawn c ...

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Letter: Use ticket revenues for road repairs

While we have been showered with facts and figures about the speed cameras, as to the benefits of the cameras there's one big question I have. Where i ...

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Letter: Stop the new construction of CAFOs

Earlier this year several county boards of supervisors passed a resolution calling for a moratorium/suspension of new construction or expansion of con ...

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Letter: Time to organize and build peace

We cannot blame just the jihadists (al-Qaida, ISIS, etc.) for the incredible level of violence and terrorism in our world today. Truth be told, the U. ...

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Letter: Explore reasons for declining attendance

Rather than trying to suppress the open exchange of ideas in The Gazette, perhaps Christians should look within themselves to determine possible reaso ...

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Avenson, Corning left their marks

We admire leaders who get things done, especially big, visionary stuff. We also admire leaders who stick to their principles, even into a headwind. We ...

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Pentagon budget and Yemen war grow together

As veterans, we have had too much experience with illegal, immoral and counterproductive wars (Iraq, Afghanistan, Vietnam, El Salvador, etc.). Therefo ...

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Letter: Our country has become polarized

The change started with the incident in Massachusetts with the police officer and the professor early in the Obama administration. President Barack Ob ...

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Letter: City should comply with DOT rules

It seems to me that Cedar Rapids could readily get back the ability to ticket speeders if they would just move the signs to comply with the Department ...

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AHNI celebrating 10th anniversary

#x201c;We didn't know much about housing, but we did work with children and families who didn't have it and we saw firsthand how it affected their rel ...

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Letter: Rod Blum’s vote hurt constituents

What? Courageous? No, Rep. Rod Blum was not courageous for attending town hall meetings. Courage would have happened if he had stood up to Washington ...

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AHCA is good for Iowans

This month the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) to fix Obamacare. After standing up to my own party and helping to ...

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