Letters to the Editor
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It has been said by someone, somewhere and therefore it must be true, that children are born into this world as barbarians, and it is the duty of their parents to civilize them before presenting them … more
I write in response to your editorial, “Leading the way?” I commend you for presenting your opinion in a way that stays clear of identity politics. You did not accuse anyone of being … more
Trump said Mexico was going to pay for the wall, right. What he needs to do is make a trip to Mexico, get his money and build his wall. American taxpayers should not give him one penny for it. He … more
Voter education is a hallmark of the League of Women Voters. Citizens have come to rely on the League to sponsor nonpartisan candidates’ forums, open to all, as an effective way to learn about … more
Editor’s note: The author is the executive director of the Springfield-based Geothermal Alliance of Illinois. His email address is jfreitag@gaoi.org. A recent commentary cited the upcoming … more
I was very pleased to hear of the recently passed congressional resolution calling for an end to further U.S. military and intelligence support of Saudi Arabia in its murderous bombing assault on the … more
Allow me to introduce you to Xander Davis. Xander was our drowning victim at the Galena Territory Owner’s Club pool on Friday, Jan. 18. Xander and his family decided to meet up with friends in … more
    In 1977 the East Dubuque School Board voted to put the building of a new high school up for referendum costing $3,204,304. The previous high school was built in 1893. With a … more
    This letter is intended to inform the residents of East Dubuque School District regarding the April 2 vote for a school bond referendum. For the past three months the East … more
  Rarely have I been so touched by a column as I was by Hillary Dickerson’s “A piece of history, my history” in the Feb. 13 Gazette. How wonderful to discover your … more
Bill Grosshans disagreed with John Schultz’s statistics regarding the illegal immigration debate. Mr. Grosshans claimed that immigrants commit less crimes than native-born citizens. He also … more
    I totally agree with a Feb. 13 letter to the editor by Denise Sedlak. Where are our priorities? Late term abortions (really all abortions) are murder. Nothing less, and yet we … more
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