First dangerous steps have already started

We’ve arrived at a crossroads between freedom, and a mutation of communism, backed up by technocrats. The first steps towards this dangerous transition have already started. Democrats preach open borders, the elimination of our rights, and more, all of which raise...

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Happy memories of times with family

In the late 1940s and early 50s, there was no such thing as cellphones or iPads, no internet, or any other media device. We depended solely on each other and got a little news here and there via family or friends. I was fortunate enough to be surrounded by family and...

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Lisa McClain’s vote disappointed

Our newly minted representative for Congress in the 10th District is Lisa McClain and her first official vote was to object to confirming the November election of Joe Biden. She joined what some are calling the “Sedition Caucus” of the Republican Party, sticking with...

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Why can’t he be bigger person?

The affairs of the past few days are scary. I have lost a lot of my respect for Trump in the last month. Even if there was fraud and wrongdoing in the election it was likely never going to be proven and certainly not in sufficient amount to overturn the election in...

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Support law enforcement officers

The past year in our country has been a difficult one for law enforcement officers, to say the least. From civil unrest in some cities and a lack of community support in some areas, to dealing with the pandemic—these are some of the biggest challenges our officers...

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Only the beginning of power contest

I want to thank all of the Republican readers who responded to my letter to the editor, “Why do you vote Republican?” In my opinion, the Republican Party of yesterday does not exist today. Truman, Eisenhower, Ford, both Bushes and John McCain were leaders during peace...

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Make sure to use right ingredients

Back in the ’80s I did quite a bit of canning and baking and I just loved it. One day I decided to bake a batch of cookies that I found a recipe for in an old cookbook. It actually was a large batch and required a lot of ingredients, like butter, flour, eggs chopped...

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Be actively involved all of the time

The division in the country seems never to have been greater but then when you think of the division during the Viet Nam war or prior to and during the Civil War perhaps it is not so great as it seems. But in this case I believe the division is not so much between...

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Take a trip without leaving farm

I understand that the Lapeer City Commissioners approved adult-use marijuana sales in all six medical-use marijuana stores in the city. Even better, their business hours were expanded. I’m trying to wrap my thinking around the fact that these six pot selling...

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Imlay mayor praises community

Imlay City, 2020 was quite a year! I am just so proud to be a part of this community. This was a complicated year. The city successfully operated during COVID and without a city manager for quite some time. I’m so thankful to the commission, our amazing department...

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