Letters To The Editor

To the editor: There is much in the news about the problems of college students incurring more than $1.2 trillion dollars in debt, second only to mortgage interest.  The President has mandated a cap on loan payments to 10 percent of income. Student loans have been crushing recent graduates, unable to afford a home or [...]

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To the editor: Elections are coming up in November. You will hear a lot from Republicans about reducing the size of government and getting government out of the way so businesses can grow and prosper. That sounds good. Yet it is worth remembering what happened in 2007-2008 when we had a huge recession caused by [...]

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To the editor: We’ve always believed the institution of government is essentially neutral, and its effectiveness and goodness depends on those who manage it.  When it enhances life, broadens opportunity, and extends benefits to those who have been excluded, government is positive. During the past two years, our Legislature has had a very positive effect [...]

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To the editor: Tainted to the driver in the red car that failed to yield to my son on a motorcycle and the car next to him on Wednesday, July 16, at about 5:15 p.m. on Johnny Cake Ridge Road and Elice Trail West/132nd Street in Apple Valley. The vehicle next to my son slammed [...]

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To the editor: When the final bill to create MNsure, Minnesota’s Obamacare website, went through the state Legislature with no bipartisan support last year, we heard grand promises from Democrats about the big savings that would come. Unfortunately, with Rep. Will Morgan’s support every step of the way, Obamacare has left Minnesotans with fewer health [...]

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