Abortion is not a constitutional right

Two recent decisions by the Supreme Court have progressives/Democrats engaging in weeping, wailing and gnashing of teeth. It is astounding to see the emotional, visceral reaction that takes place. Celebrities claiming the Supreme Court Justices are the Taliban or that...

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Views prejudicial, absolutely wrong

This letter to the editor is in response to a letter in the June 22 edition of the Tri-City Times, titled “Why nobody has come forward.” The writer’s views of Democrats are alarming, misleading, prejudicial, disturbing and absolutely wrong. To attack people in nursing...

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Our democracy on a slippery slope

We’re half way into 2022 and America has suffered 248 mass shootings of four or more people. Members of Congress express their condolences to the victims’ families and talk about federal gun safety legislation and common-sense measures to keep weapons out of the hands...

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The structure will implode

I want to thank Martha Niemczura, Cindy Potter, the Capac Alumni Association and Holly Meadows for making the 2022 All Class Reunion a great success. The superintendent gave a speech on current and future activities and plans. He explained that due to present trends,...

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No abortion rights in Constitution

On Friday, June 24, the United States Supreme Court’s decision with Dobbs v. Jacksons Women’s Health Care ended the 1973 Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decision allowing abortion on demand with no restrictions. The present court saw no abortion rights in the United...

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Bipartisanship nearly impossible

I’m writing in response to the June 22 letter to the editor, “Why nobody has come forward.” The reason nobody has come forward is because of your inane comments. No matter how many facts you are presented with you will not accept the truth, which is referred to as...

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LICA soup kitchens open pantry

The LICA (Lapeer Interfaith Community Association) soup kitchens in Lapeer hosted the grand opening of their new food pantry. The ceremony took place on June 14 at 3 p.m. at 1680 N. Lapeer Rd. in Lapeer. This building was made possible by grants provided by Lapeer...

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Make decisions before you drink

Every summer alcohol-impaired accidents occur. The #DecideSober campaign is promoting responsible drinking this summer to combat the seasonal cycle. Many decisions are better made sober than impaired. Questions like “who is driving?” or “where am I sleeping tonight?”...

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Many aided in Dryden grad party

On Thursday, May 26, the Class of 2022 graduated from Dryden High School. The evening began as a beautiful candlelight ceremony due to a widespread power outage. Lights came on shortly into the program. The commencement was deeply meaningful as the seniors and their...

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Why nobody has come forward

The primaries have started, and the TV news media has been out surveying the polling sites. A few days ago, a reporter asked an older gentleman about the economy. He answered by saying he is really glad that Trump isn’t the president. That’s not an answer. Another...

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