Letters to the Editor
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Dear Iowa Democrats: I wanted to send you one final note before I depart as chair of the Iowa Democratic Party. When I became chair in 2017, I took over at a time when our party was … more
Editor: I urge all caucus goers to look seriously at Elizabeth Warren as the best candidate, and support her. The Des Moines Register editorial board has endorsed Warren. The Indivisible Project … more
Editor: When I retired from Stanley Consultants (in 2019) after serving 28 years as its chief legal officer, I wasn’t planning on running for public office. I was opening my own consulting … more
Editor: The Iowa Democratic Party has established new procedures along with some new methods of preparing for the 2020 caucuses, which will be held on Feb. 3. If you are planning to attend the … more
Editor: Caucus date is Monday, Feb. 3, same for both parties. Democrats should contact your state party for information. For Republicans or those who would like to join the good guys, I can help … more
Editor: I have been listening to all of the candidates running for president. While they have been talking about very big and important issues, some come across with little energy to get anything … more
Editor: Why Pete? We all know that politics has become toxic — and that there are dark forces that like it that way, because it makes voters disengage so that malign candidates can win election. … more
Editor: In The New York Times in 2008, Amy Klobuchar was mentioned as the woman who just might be president someday.* Amy Klobuchar says, “Come on, I can take on Trump and win – can you … more
Editor: Congratulations to the Iowa Hawkeye football team on a memorable Holiday Bowl win. The Hawkeyes dominated the game from the opening kickoff, playing nearly error-free with intensity and … more
Editor: There are many benefits to adapting to a single payer universal system of healthcare. Overall costs will be lower. Despite fear-based misinformation, reality is this: the system will … more
Editor:Most teachers are unsung heroes. This has been my feeling for decades. Durant teachers, from the 1960s to 1970s were among the best.Remembering my first day in the Durant Community School … more
Editor: As everyone knows, the year 2019 has been very difficult for area farmers because of the inclement weather conditions. The Wilton FFA was in the same boat as everyone else, working … more
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