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Letters To The Editor

Time for optimism: Be an Earth responder

To the Journal editor: While news of another flood, hurricane or wildfire is depressing, it is time to be optimistic and respond with action. Nations are acting. The EU and China are crafting legislation to reduce carbon pollution. Canada has a Carbon Pollution Fee. Nations are moving ...

Physician strongly recommends children wear masks at school

To the Journal editor: I strongly encourage that kids wear masks for the start of school this year, especially children under 12 and older unvaccinated kids. Masks limited the spread of COVID last year, leading to a successful in-person education for our children while many elsewhere were ...

American foreign policy is once again about wasted resources

To the Journal editor: Wasted American Resources (W.A.R.) is what American Foreign Policy is all about. It was true in Vietnam, and it proving true in Afghanistan. Paraphrasing others, the U.S. war in Afghanistan was always an excuse for imperialism, 20 years of occupation, misguided ...

Theft of signs from yard shows disrespect for homeowner’s rights

To the Journal editor: I live on Eagles Nest Road in Marquette Township. My husband and I were out of town last weekend and when we returned home one of our yard signs had been stolen. It was a yard sign in support of a group called Citizens for a Safe and Clean Lake Superior. The sign is ...

Beware the voting restriction petition drive coming soon

To the Journal editor: The topic of a petition drive by Lansing politicians to restrict access to voting was front and center at the Voters Not Politicians table in the exhibition hall at the Marquette County Fair Aug. 12-14. You might recall that VNP was the nonpartisan volunteer ...

Educators need help

To the Journal editor: I was an unconventional student. I loved to learn, but loathed going to school. Despite getting A’s on most of my exams, I was in serious danger of not graduating high school due to abysmal attendance. One Northern Michigan University course changed everything. The ...