Finding balance during holidays
To the editor: Since our Congressional District 2 Representative Greg Walden chairs the House Energy and Commerce Committee I periodically search the House bills he is advancing. These days I really don’t favor his allegiance to the Trump agenda and I don’t trust that which he brags about as being good for Oregon is necessarily true.
To the editor: Isaak Kemp, mentioned in “Teen attends advocacy training,” deserves respect and encouragement in caring about the environment and what we do to the planet. However, if he is basing information on climate and climate change by what Al Gore says, he is being misled by falsehood.
To the editor: With the advent of the internet, we live in the most amazing time in history. Never before has access to all the world’s knowledge and information been available to everyone. All this is being threatened as the FCC votes to roll back net neutrality on Dec. 14.
To the editor: Never strangers to hypocrisy, Democrats have outdone themselves with their sudden conversion to sexual harassment warriors.
To the editor: After seeing how the tax cut vote went in the Senate, I would like to ask Congressman Greg Walden: please give my sincerest gratitude to Senator Susan Collins of Maine for the good job she did representing your constituents.
To the editor: The Holiday for Heroes Committee and Point Man Ministries want to thank community members who stepped up in November to help fill and ship Christmas packages for troops in Afghanistan and other points in the Middle East. Thanks to your generosity, we were able to send out 85 boxes of snacks and hygiene items.
To the editor: Did you know that those infamous, insolent, cruel and callous cowpunchers are actually not the big, bad, baleful bovine bullies they’re made out to be?
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To the editor: The Eagle Creek fire is essentially out, and so is the chest-pounding big talk about forest management from D.C. politicians. We continue to spend more money fighting forest fires than it would cost to responsibly manage our forests.
To the editor: People's eyes tend to glaze over when talk turns to taxes, the budget deficit and federal debt. That’s unfortunate, because they need to know that the tax cuts being rushed through Congress will not only affect taxes and the deficit, but also severely impact the future of Medicare and Social Security.
To the editor: Why must horses be near death or dead before the authorities do anything about it?
To the editor: It is male privilege, predominantly white male privilege.
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Guest column by Kathy Norton