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Letters To The Editor

Don’t blame government

To the Journal editor: The other day while shopping, I saw an unusual number of empty shelves and the items I purchased were more expensive than they had been earlier in the year. When I got to the checkout line, the person in front of me was emptying a cart piled high with merchandise and ...

Support police

To the Journal editor: I am writing this today because I heard a comment a few weeks ago that greatly upset me. Someone said, “No matter what happens here we don’t bother calling the police because they don’t do anything.” How sad, someone really believes this. Let me say to our ...

Time of reflection

To the Journal editor: November is upon us. Time for change of seasons, colder temperatures and maybe some snow. Also, it’s the month for Thanksgiving Day, one of the old-time holidays. Now we have so many it’s hard thing to keep up with all of them. But for me, Thanksgiving is an ...

Bergman off base

To the Journal editor: (In my opinion) U.S. Jack Bergman, R-Watersmeet, was complicit in the big lie that led to the Jan. 6 insurrection, which he will not condemn. Now, he has refused to censure U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Arizona, for posting a violent cartoon that shows him killing a ...

UPHS did great job

To the Journal editor: ‘Tis the season to give thanks and I have a lot to be thankful for. As a matter of fact, all of us who live in this area have a lot to be thankful for, specifically UP Health System and the caring, knowledgeable, wonderful team of nurses, physicians and staff who ...

Social media, cable news have changed our world

To the Journal editor: To make some sense of this unfathomably complex world, our perceptual systems evolved to rapidly clump together similar sensory input into categories. This automatic, gut-level process confers some momentary survival advantage. It also gives rise to countless false ...