Letters to the Editor

Letter: Pipeline decision victory for tribe

Maybe it was the ghost of Custer and all his annihilated arrogance and ignorance that tormented them into doing the right thing. Or it could have been ...

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Letter: Still waiting for MCO benefits

My youngest child has been on Medicaid since shortly after birth due to an extremely low birth weight and was transferred to an MCO last spring. When ...

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Letter: Art museum’s gala was a success

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!On Nov. 4, the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art held its annual Gala. It was a huge success and we thank everyone involved i ...

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Letter: Give Donald Trump a chance

Paul Schroedermeier forgot that it was the #x201c;village peasants#x201d; who rose up and got rid of Hillary Clinton (#x201c;Reader: GOP has created a ...

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Letter: Embrace Donald Trump’s victory

Remember when GOP presidential candidate John McCain lost the 2008 election and conservatives nationwide staged protests, sit-ins, walkouts and riots, ...

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Letter: Hold Trump accountable for conflicts of interest

#x201c;Trust me#x201d; seems to be the mantra for president-elect Donald Trump. His conflicts of interest with his global business holdings and buildi ...

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Letter: Linn County missed casino opportunity

Regarding the Nov. 27 letter #x201c;Listen to the voters and build a casino#x201d; by Donna Myers:Since the inception of #x201c;riverboat gambling#x20 ...

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Letter: Trump should find post for Branstad

Perhaps it's time for a multitude of Iowans to write and tweet the president-elect asking him to find a post for Gov. Terry Branstad in his administra ...

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Letter: Make our country safe for immigrants

It was awful to see the New York Times Nov. 19 story #x201c;At Iowa High School, Election Results Kindle Tensions and Protests#x201d; of Muslim girls ...

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Letter: Do not demolish Ely’s Old Stone Bridge

I am writing in regards to the future of Ely's Old Stone Bridge on Stone Bridge Road in rural Monticello. Jones County Supervisors and the Jones Count ...

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Letter: JA helps master basic life skills

Most people have some idea what Junior Achievement does, but I want to tell you the #x201c;why#x201d; of JA and how it's addressing many of the challe ...

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Letter: If political tables were turned

In response to the Nov. 25 letter #x201c;What if the political tables were turned?#x201d;:My first guess is that Donald Trump supporters would feel no ...

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Letter: Cedar Rapids doesn’t need a casino

If Cedar Rapidians think burglary is bad now wait until a casino comes to town. It's a very well kept secret how many get addicted to gambling and how ...

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Letter: Disillusioned voter poses alternative

As an independent voter I am always amazed after every presidential election how the losing political party is totally devastated. Many of them think ...

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Letter: Electoral college should be preserved

On Sept. 17, 1787, our U.S. Constitution was born, framed by some real geniuses, a remarkable thing in those days.Now, some people, like Barbara Boxer ...

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