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Opinion

Excuses for not wearing masks are just that

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Having seen all the arguments against wearing a face mask, I want to say something about those excuses, because that is all they are. Excuses that can easily be shot down. For example, I hear a lot of people, both people I work with and people that I don’t, that it is ...

‘Independent thinker’ has been manipulated

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: There is much to disagree with in Michael Spahr’s letter to the editor in Saturday’s Sentinel. While he claims to be an independent thinker, most of what Mr. Spahr writes are the familiar conservative talking points that we might see in the president’s tweets, or watch on ...

Don’t allow unrest to be cover for radical takeover

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Once again Eric Becht takes a side of an issue to place blame — this time on white people. I was surprised he did not include the name of President Donald Trump in his diatribe. Yes, there are cultural differences that attach themselves to each ethnic group but they are ...

Well-publicized voting problems will do little to increase turnout

Editorials

Complaints about voter disenfranchisement often have more to do with incompetence than partisan scheming, we suspect. This year’s primary election in Georgia appears to be a case in point. Voters reported lengthy delays and other problems in many of the state’s 159 counties last Tuesday. ...

Why don’t we support those doing right?

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Now here’s a novel idea. Why don’t we stop defending lawbreakers and start supporting our peacemakers, our police and our fellow citizens who are busying themselves at work, at home and at other positive pursuits? Donald Hirakis Lewistown

If you support looting, how long should it go on?

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Joan Loewen believes it’s OK to riot, loot and pillage if you feel your ancestors were mistrated. I don’t think civil insurrection is the way to go. Perhaps if Joan had spent some time in the military, as many of us have, she would feel differently. We swore to defend the ...