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Letters To The Editor

In defense of surfing

To the Journal editor: No coastal city or country that has good surf prevents its citizens or visitors from enjoying the sport. For some odd reason, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is considering the move. There is no doubt, there have been many tragic drownings in our Great ...

Get your shot!

To the Journal editor: Viruses don’t think or have desires. They are submicroscopic infectious agents that replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. As they replicate in their hosts, over and over and over, occasional variations occur. Some of these inevitable variations may ...

Hypocrisy reigns in US

To the Journal editor: Hypocrisy reigns in the United States, with its leadership and their policies, when it comes to voter suppression and intervention in the affairs of others than the leadership of this nation. There is much interference and or attempts, domestically speaking, in our ...

Law-making statute needs reforming

To the Journal editor: Only 24 states, including Michigan, offer its citizens direct democracy, that is the right to place proposals for new laws on the ballot that become law if enough petition signatures are obtained and a majority of voters approve. Direct democracy bypasses the normal ...

Consider nuclear power

Consider nuclear power To the Journal editor: Nuclear power, what is it? It is one of the cleanest, most reliable power that we have today. A number of years ago, I wrote a letter to this paper about nuclear power on naval ships, aircraft carriers and submarines. The following year, I ...

Perspective given

To the Journal editor: We are into the summer season, time to enjoy the outdoor activities. Swimming, biking, walking, etc. So far the Upper Peninsula has been blessed with no extreme hot weather, tornados, heavy rain. Many parts of the U.S. have had lots of bad weather. Also, I hope that ...