Letters

THE PEOPLE SPEAK IN THIS WEEK’S ‘LETTERS TO THE EDITOR’

Response To Column By Scott Reeder In June 17th Edition Dear Editor: In the June 17th, 2020 edition of the Tribune there was a column written by an author whose article indicates that he has conducted investigations of more than 50 instances where suspects were wrongfully convicted. There is no doubt those types of instances…

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THE PEOPLE SPEAK IN MORE ‘LETTERS TO THE EDITOR’

Bring God Back To Illinois And Open Up Some Parts Of Our State Dear Editor:      Let’s bring God back to Illinois. God is in control not COVID-19. People need to pray not fear. Governor Pritzker is not God although he thinks he is, as does Durbin, Duckworth, and Madigan. Illinois is a financial wreck so…

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THE PEOPLE SPEAK IN A NEW BATCH OF ‘LETTERS TO THE EDITOR’

    Some Pandemic Observations From Personal Experience Dear Editor:      Since the pandemic started, I am now responsible for all the family shopping at Walmart. Although I have occasionally shopped at Walmart, my wife and I never shop together. After 57 years of marriage, we have failed to master the art of peacefully shopping together…

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THE PEOPLE SPEAK IN THIS WEEK’S ‘LETTERS TO THE EDITOR’

  Ample Evidence That Regular Use Of Marijuana Lowers Immunity To COVID-19      Dear Editor:      Governor Pritzker considers marijuana “essential.” He must believe that being high is fundamental to survival. Whatever his reasoning, he has done a great injustice to Illinois families, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 is a greater threat to those…

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THE PEOPLE SPEAK IN THE LATEST ‘LETTERS TO THE EDITOR’

  Recent Article Brought Back Memories Of Being A Teenage During World War II Dear Editor:      You recently brought back memories of being a teenager during WWII in Coos Bay on the Oregon coast. We were both afraid and very patriotic. Windows had to be blacked out at night and we had to learn to…

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THE PEOPLE SPEAK IN MORE ‘LETTERS TO THE EDITOR’

Setting The Record Straight Regarding Earlier Letter Dear Editor:      I’d like to set the record straight to clarify all misunderstandings about my February 19, 2020 “Letter to the Editor” which I wrote to call attention to the U.S. House of Representatives “New Way Forward Act” (H.R. 5383). For the record, I have never said or…

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THE PEOPLE SPEAK IN THIS WEEK’S ‘LETTERS TO THE EDITOR’

Disgusted, Appalled By District 61 Board Of Education Dear Editor:      I am a product of Decatur Public Schools and a former employee as well. My children and I as well as my oldest grandson are graduates of EHS. There have been few times in my life that I have not had a direct tie to…

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THE PEOPLE SPEAK IN ANOTHER BATCH OF ‘LETTERS TO THE EDITOR’

Endorses Tammy Wagoner For Macon County State’s Attorney Dear Editor:      This letter is sent in support of my friend and colleague Tammy Wagoner who is running for State’s Attorney in Macon County. I have known Tammy for several years. I first met Tammy when working together in a multi-county team which focused on addressing issues…

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THE READERS EXPRESS THEIR VIEWS IN ‘LETTERS TO THE EDITOR’

Setting The Record Straight On Extending Contracts For School Administrators Dear Editor:      First of all, extended contracts should be for superintendents only. The practice of extending contracts for others than a superintendent started two superintendents ago when district history, policy, procedure and protocol were discarded and cast to the wind. The rationale given was that…

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