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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

My parents once told me that there was a time when no one would eat tomatoes because they thought tomatoes were poisonous. I don’t know how they discovered the truth, but obviously the truth won the day because we buy them, grow them and eat them. A person might wonder why such a ...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, As a 4th generation cattle farmer in Tama County, I want to take time during National Agriculture Week to thank our community for their support. While there continues to be more food choices at the grocery store, we know that many fill their carts with real meat instead ...

Letter to the Editor

There once was a farmer who had a huge farm that was successful. Beautiful crops, productive land, riches for the farmer and his family. All went well for many years until the hogs starting taking over. They grew bigger and bolder. As they ate all the crops they rooted up the land because ...

Letter to the Editor

I again see a letter to the editor concerning democracy, government and the Electoral College. Number 1 - United States has a Republic form of government. (Webster’s dictionary describes a republic as a state in which the sovereign power is vested in representatives chosen by the people. A ...

Letter to the Editor

Has our political system failed us? For most of our country’s history and especially during recent decades, our choices have been basically restricted to only two political parties. Over time, this has caused an increasingly divided and ineffective government and a dangerously widening gap ...

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Iowa’s Holocaust For decades the mental and physical torture of animals in Iowa’s Industrial Confined Animal buildings has been reported and ignored in our supposedly humane state. This involves chickens, turkeys, cattle, and in the largest part, pigs, who are known to have mental and ...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: As President of the Louise & Lucile Hink-Tama Library Board, I was shocked to hear that the Tama City Council voted to slash the Library Budget by $50,000. I know many of you felt the same way. I had no idea something like this was being considered as the agenda item stated ...

Letter to the Editor

What qualities do I expect from my president? One who does not turn service departments like the CDC and the FBI into political arenas. One who doesn’t resort to dirty tricks (or help from other countries) to win an election. One who will preserve Medicare and Social Security, not destroy ...

Letter to the Editor

The Future? It is in the 3rd Month of Harris-Biden winning the election along with taking the House and the Senate. Six seats were added to the SCOTUS. Amy Klobuchar was named Chief Justice by a 10-5 ruling. The 2nd Amendment was replaced by a revised 2nd Amendment. Beto O’Rourke was ...

Letter to the Editor

When I moved to Tama County, one major thing that impressed me was that there was a library in nearly every town. I remember calling my family out west to tell them, “Iowa must be a great place because the people here know that libraries are important”. On September 21, the Tama city ...