Archive for the Category ‘Letters’

Electoral college serves a purpose

Electoral college serves a purpose

To the Editor:   Gene McIntyre started his column (An equation for disaster? Dec. 30, 2016) with the wrong premise. Alexander Hamilton and others created the Electoral College so states with low populations wouldn’t be left out of the process. If they hadn’t created the College, a few large states could control all national elections. […]

Community spirit is alive

Community spirit is alive

To the Editor: It is Sunday morning, the day after the Keizer Chamber Foundation Giving Basket Program’s gifts were delivered, and the morning after the Keizer Chamber of Commerce Holiday Light Parade. Both were successful. Thank you to the Keizer Chamber Foundation, the members of both the Keizer Network of Women (KNOW) and Men of […]

What you wish for

What you wish for

To the Editor: Noam Chomsky would write, “It was ever thus,” but I am neither old nor smart enough to cite the historical precedent. What I can say is that never in my memory has the repudiation of government of, for and by the people been so obvious, so “in your face peasants.” One look […]

A needed inspirational message

A needed inspirational message

To the Editor: I am sharing this message from a friend, Bret Oldham, with all my Facebook friends. This is precisely what I had in mind to inform to the citizens of America. I used to coach basketball and was very successful at it. One of the reasons for that success was due to the […]

Veterans Day 2016

Veterans Day 2016

To the Editor: I sit here looking out the window at the American flag, with tremendous pride. It is impossible not to have a heavy heart over watching rioters burn that same flag. Watching protesters vandalize buildings, cars, and blocking traffic, preventing working people from getting to or from home, to work, to pick up […]

Astronomy and the US debt

Astronomy and the US debt

To the Editor: Numbers in astronomy are astronomical; the U.S. debt is in the same category. There are approximately 300 billion stars in our galaxy. It would take about 100,000 years, at the speed of light, to cross it. It is estimated there are 100 billion galaxies in the observable universe. Billions used to be […]

Never Hillary

Never Hillary

To the Editor: On Jan. 13, 2013, Hillary Clinton said, “What difference, at this point, does it make?” Here are four reasons why Hillary Clinton shouldn’t be elected president: Ambassador Chris Stevens, Sean Smith, Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods. Hillary lied after those four Americans died. Renee Dick Salem

A vicious debate indeed

A vicious debate indeed

To the Editor: For once a semi-positive letter about Hillary Clinton. I am sick of the witch hunt on Hillary Clinton. The Republicans have created scandals when there has been none. They make up false accusations and have a presidential candidate that says he is going to jail her when no criminal charges have never […]

Not all rosy at new Starbucks

Not all rosy at new Starbucks

To the Editor: It appears those of us who like to meet friends and settle in for a cozy chat are out of luck at the new Starbucks. There is not nearly enough parking close to the door, and the alternative is parking that involves a hike—not a pleasant prospect in our nasty weather. Inside […]

Community key to KNOW event success

Community key to KNOW event success

To the Editor: On behalf of the Keizer Chamber Foundation and the members of the Keizer Network of Women (KNOW), I would like to thank the Keizer community and surrounding areas for their support for our our recent “Roaring 20’s” fundraiser. Monies raised during the benefit will be used for our Keizer Chamber Foundation Gift […]

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