Letters to the Editor

Bud likes Larry

Editor: I feel very fortunate to have a newspaper that is not controlled by a board of directors who will set a policy to only publish viewpoints that agree with their own. Kenny Long will publish a viewpoint that seems to go against something he believes in. Larry Dablemont has long been a thorn in

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Squandering NFL Charities

Editor: In order to stop the flag protesting at football games with the hopes of regaining attendance at the games, Roger Goodell and the NFL has decided to pay the protesters some $90 million for their pet projects. To me, this is like giving candy to a kid to stop him from whining and acting

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Happy Thanksgiving?

Editor: Thanksgiving is a time for sharing and to be thankful for the blessings God has given us. Yet, many of us are perplexed due to end of year personal and property taxes, holiday shopping, debts to be paid, being around people we really don’t want to be around, meal planning, cooking, etc. Unfortunately, politics

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Response to Larry Dablemont’s Fiction Column of the week

Editor: Good afternoon, I am the man “calling himself the ‘executive’ director of the Conservation Federation of Missouri,” as referenced in Larry Dablemont’s submission of fiction for the week. To save you from horribly misinforming your readers, I have taken the time to retort to Dablemont’s most recent work of fiction. What you see in

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From our contact page – eldoradospringsmo.com

Message: I have replaced my water filter at the expense of around $1,700, due to our sulfer smelling water in El Dorado Springs. There’s a lot of people complaining about the water on Facebook. Can’t the Sun check into this situation? The water is extremely bad, even a new water filter can’t handle this issue.

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Boy Scouts

Editor: Dear young men of Cedar County: I appreciate the values that you have chosen to learn. The people that you are remembering cared in many ways the same about their brothers and sisters and their patriotism. I feel it is important for young men to be recognized and honored for their outstanding achievements. You

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Free-For-All

Editor: For the last few weeks, it seems that the news has been dominated by sexual harassment and abuse charges. No one seems to be exempt from it: actors, producers, presidents, congressmen, teachers, etc. Both parties are using these charges for political gain and/or to hurt the opposing parties. I wonder (from both sides of

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No on gun control

Editor: I am as liberal as you can get on a lot of issues, but gun control is not one of them. Gun control will not work. Prohibition did not work, it made the problem worse. Criminals got booze, criminals and terrorists will get guns. Many weapons are used to kill. Should we ban kitchen

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Bump stocks just the beginning?

Editor: Obama’s ATF approval of bump stocks in 2010, which allow semi-automatic rifles to become somewhat a makeshift machine gun. I have to wonder if this might have been a deliberate act in order to enforce stricter gun laws in the future. With legislators wanting to ban the bump stock, if successful, they will have

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Gullible

Editor: President Trump’s proposal for comprehensive tax reform was almost immediately dismissed as heartless and impractical by his political opponents. Campus Reform took it upon themselves to try an experiment at George Washington University. The experimenters asked several students about Trump’s tax plan. Of f course, most of the students showed their distaste for the

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