Letters to the Editor
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As the political battles swing into high gear and emotions become ever-more frayed, as the phone’s constant ringing jangles our nerves, as COVID-19 restrictions become even more burdensome, and … more
I am supporting President Trump because of what he has been able to accomplish for America as President. I am not in love with Mr. Trump’s bombastic style which I am sure turns people off; when … more
The Fair Tax scheme is not fair; unless one is using a coin collector’s designation of fair. When a coin is graded fair, that means one can tell what it is; but the details are missing. Why do … more
I wish to commend Mike Doyle and the Galena Gazette for the recent supplement to the Gazette on the history of the Galena Fire Department. Some years ago, Mike walked into the history room at the … more
I feel that a two party system is critical to our democracy and democratic process. However, what I see is a bastardization of a Republican Party I no longer recognize. I ask myself daily, why my … more
I had to share this quote from Bishop Paprocki of the Springfield diocese with the entire community. It is absolutely spot on. “No governor can say, ‘I’m suspending that right … more
I don’t think I need to mention the gentleman’s name who wrote in last week to “teach” Galena how, in his usual condescending and fear-mongering manner, we of the opposition … more
Adam Smith’s commentary encouraging progressive taxation in his treatise in strong support of capitalism entitled “The Wealth of Nations” should be a helpful guide to us. He wrote: … more
Vote no on the proposed Illinois constitutional amendment to go from a flat state income tax protection where everyone pays the same rate. The amendment would allow the General Assembly to set … more
As was reported in various news outlets, “hundreds of thousands of migratory birds” were discovered “falling out of the sky” in the ecologically-challenged American … more
The Democratic Party refused to accept the 2016 election of Donald Trump as President. They had done everything in their power to stack the deck against him while making the man himself out to be a … more
The excuses are stale by Pete Stryker, Galena The Illinois legislature has over the years cemented a not so proud reputation for fiscal mismanagement. There are approaches to get the state back … more
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