Letters to the Editor

Preserving free elections is ‘everyone’s business’

December 14, 2018 at 3:42 pm

Free and fair elections are not partisan issues. Whether it’s imposing poll taxes in the Jim Crow South or rigging voting machines in Richard Daley’s Chicago, whenever public officials use the powers of government to control the ballot box,...

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‘Change your mind, change your life’

December 14, 2018 at 3:41 pm

“Change your mind, change your life” is something I have claimed to believe in for years. But there is quite a difference between believing in something and practicing it. The power of “changing my mind, changing my life’ was recently broug...

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Climate change scares president

December 06, 2018 at 4:12 pm

There is a movement in America that both frightens and angers Donald Trump. It has to do with climate change. This movement is called “Sunrise Movement.” It’s a movement to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process...

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Congratulations, Lake County voters

November 18, 2018 at 2:35 pm

Congratulations to all Lake County voters of every stripe and persuasion during this recent 2018 Midterm Election. You came out strong, you came out in force and probably in the greatest numbers for a midterm election in the history of the ...

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Trump is truly a President for our time

November 18, 2018 at 2:34 pm

I get it. I get it why many don’t like our President. He’s brash, sometimes crude, very direct and can be offensive. But we live in difficult times. After eight years of being a laughingstock to the world, supporting Islamic advances worldw...

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America will ‘heal to wholeness’

November 18, 2018 at 2:34 pm

I wrote this letter the morning of election day, Nov. 6, before we had any returns. Let’s see how it applies now that “We The People’s” most recent interests and motivations have been expressed in the voting booth.America will heal to whole...

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Wheeler responds to Passieri’s letter

November 01, 2018 at 4:02 pm

I have to admit to some amusement regarding David Passieri’s letter of support for Commissioner Decker, claiming Mr. Decker practices tough love (Lake County Leader 8/30/18).Absent a family relationship, I infer Mr. Passieri’s meaning is th...

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Value your vote, vote your values

November 01, 2018 at 4:04 pm

I believe this is the most critical mid-term election of my lifetime (85 years). I’ve listened to many of the successes and failures of the candidates whose names appeared on my absentee ballot. I prayerfully completed my ballot last week a...

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Turner supports Morigeau for judge

November 01, 2018 at 4:03 pm

It feels like political campaigns can easily focus on negativity. So instead, I’d like to focus on the positive characteristics of a candidate, Ashley Morigeau, who is running for District Court Judge in the November election. I’ve known As...

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Democratic candidates in election supported

November 01, 2018 at 4:04 pm

In view of the anger, hate and lying, coming out of the White House, and rather than belaboring the reader, I believe conservative columnist George Will said it best when he referred to Trump as “that sad, embarassing, wreck of a man,” and ...

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