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Letter: End the sugar cartels

To the Editor:

Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) is in the pocket of the nation’s beet and cane sugar cartels! Wyden continually votes to maintain the U.S. Sugar Program. Why? It is really quite simple: Sen. Wyden received well over $72,000 in...

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Letter: Bring back the businesses

To the Editor:

First of all, I want to make it clear that this is my personal opinion only. If I’m wrong, then so be it. I see and read in the paper where Mr. Green and the city of John Day have applied for and received numerous grants...

Letter: Oregon voters beware

To the Editor:

Measure 101 is no good. Purported “temporary assessments” translate to another list of permanent taxes. “May not increase rates on health insurance premiums” likely means it shall happen. HB 2391 has...

Letter: ‘Shotgun’ approach misses

To the Editor:

Anyone out there still doubt the United States just witnessed the greatest theft of tax dollars in the country’s history? Honest tax reform took over a year under Ronald Reagan. Over 30 years later, the...

Letter: Tax, tax, tax

To the Editor:

Tax. Tax. Tax. Our Democrat-controlled state legislature recently voted to push another tax on the people of Oregon. This insidious tax measure is disguised as an assessment by the drafters of this measure. Calling this tax an...

Letter: Stand with Ferrioli, vote yes on 101

To the Editor:

Sen. Ted Ferrioli has worked hard for what he believes is in the best interests of his constituents. His statement in favor of Measure 101 in the Voters’ Pamphlet (page 21) states his position loud and clear:...

Letter: Will wolves attack human beings?

To the Editor:

There have been lively debates on the subject of wolves being reintroduced into Oregon. There have been studies and considerable research on wolves, and many researchers believe the animal has a place in the ecosystem. Based on...

Letter: Vote yes on Measure 101

To the Editor:

Ballot Measure 101 is important to rural Oregon. Where you live should not determine the level of care you receive, or if you are able to receive care. Families living in rural communities deserve consistent access to quality...