Reader lauds editor for insight on women’s issues, feminist movement

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Ruth Bollig, Sartell The extent of your understanding of the plight of women and the bias they withstood in the early 1900s is amazing to me. I lived through that time, in fact, I lived almost a generation before Millie Moran’s writings in her book “Socially Challenged.” Your editorial Aug. 9, 2013 about “Just the way it was back then”

Letter in response to ‘Republicans should put up or shut up’

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Bob Grise  St Joseph Two weeks ago President Obama’s biggest fan, Dennis Dalman, stated “Republicans should put up or shut up” concerning health-care reform. Apparently Dalman is not very well read. First off, Republicans and Conservative think tanks have offered many ideas to improve the affordability of healthcare and health-care insurance. Who is it that has pushed to allow interstate

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Reader says Obamacare must be defeated; direct violation of religious freedom Ruth Wochnick, St Joseph Obamacare MUST be defeated. It’s a direct violation of our religious freedom. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a mandate under the Affordable Care Act (also known as “Obamacare”) that requires all employer health plans to provide free contraceptives, sterilizations and abortion-inducing drugs,

LTE What’s wrong with this picture?

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Vera Theisen, St. Joseph It was impressive to read about Kennedy Community School’s recent walkathon and the large amount of money collected for school programs. It shows students, administrators and teachers worked very hard to make the event a success. And they created a good fundraising model for other schools to follow. But my admiration for the event comes to an

Politics is dirty business

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(Editor’s comment: Mr. Kluesner, you are conveniently forgetting virtually every initiative proposed by Obama was obstructed and undermined by Republicans in Congress, even some initiatives that had at one time been championed by the Republican Party. One of their weapons, to prevent any good legislation from passing, was the filibuster used repeatedly by Republican obstructionists, especially Tea Party crazies, whose only goal was