Letters to the Editor

What has happened to the Republican Party?

August 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

What’s happened to the Republican Party we used to know? I remember when being a fiscal conservative was a hallmark of the Republican party. Today they have rejected that philosophy by endorsing a spending bill that will add trillions to ou...

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How to kill the free press in America

August 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

Anti-democratic rulers always try to prevent a free press from reporting what they are doing. So do Donald Trump and his allies, with disastrous long-term effects for American democracy.In Russia, during period from 1921 to 1928, Bolsheviks...

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Is there a line Trump cannot cross?

August 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

Donald Trump said his supporters would let him commit murder. I DON’T BELIEVE IT! My question is where do you, Trump supporter, draw the line? I’ve heard Trump praised for being an honest liar. His shameful performance in Helsinki described...

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Taxpayers disadvantaged on road work decisions

August 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

Is it Pay to Play on the County’s Roads Editorial dated August 7, 2018 submitted by R. CramerCommissioner Dan McDonald is encouraging constituents pay a portion of a project in lieu of meeting traffic count requirements for paving or chip s...

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Anti-Semitic robo calls unwelcome in community

August 09, 2018 at 5:00 am

A number of Bonner County community members have received very unsettling anti-Semitic robo calls lately. The Bonner County Human Rights Task Force is aware of the calls and recommends anyone who receives a call to notify police. In this wa...

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Corporate dominance and unequal protection

August 09, 2018 at 5:00 am

“The rise of corporate dominance and the theft of human rights.” That grabs your attention, right? It is the subject of “Unequal Protection — How Corporations Became People, and How You Can Fight Back.” It’s not a new subject by any means. ...

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Call on Labrador to support net neutrality

August 09, 2018 at 5:00 am

We are on the verge of loosing the most important, and non-partisan, communication tool at our disposal. Last year the Federal Communications Commission started dismantling “net neutrality” regulations designed to protect equal access to th...

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Is it pay to play on the county’s roads?

August 07, 2018 at 5:00 am

Residents have been asking for years to pave or chip seal 3.5 miles of Lakeshore Drive, connecting to Dufort. The commissioners and Road & Bridge Department say a minimum car count of 300 per day is required to be eligible. That’s a fai...

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Focus should be on silent crossings

August 07, 2018 at 5:00 am

Come on folks, forget the bridge. BNSF Railway will build that bridge. Why? Because they are BNSF Railway and can do and will do anything they want and nobody can stop them because they are BNSF Railway.However, the railroad crossings in Sa...

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America is growing rather than stagnating

August 07, 2018 at 5:00 am

An economics article by Christopher Rugaber and a letter to the editor by Lee Santa in the same edition of the Daily Bee are a harbinger of the negative flood that we may experience at least until Nov. 7.Mr. Rugaber, while reporting the goo...

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