Letters to the Editor
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During the 2019 general election, Amendment One was approved by a margin of 62 to 38 percent, certainly a landslide.  The very next day, the Director of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce stated … more
To the Editor: We love our democracy. We brag about it, wave flags, swell with pride. It has served us so well, for so long, that we haven’t taken seriously warnings given since the time of the … more
To the Editor: There seems to be a lot of confusion about Amendment No. 3 which is on the November ballot. This amendment is a proposal written by Missourians to truly clean up Missouri politics. … more
Dear Editor: This is directed to the NEVER TRUMPERS AND HARRY TRUMAN DEMOCRATS to read the UD editorial of Oct. 14. It will make you think long and hard before voting for Biden/Harris. I … more
To the Editor: The League of Women Voters (LWV) of Missouri offered candidates across our state the opportunity to participate in our first-ever state-wide Voters Guide. The League’s guide is … more
Republicans may win the battle of getting Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court, but America could lose the war! Both Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have refused to answer the question if they would … more
Incredibly, the Maries County Commission and Maries County sheriff, Chris Heitman, continue their effort to track law-abiding citizens in a government database that has the very real potential to be … more
To the Editor: The recent news regarding our President and his wife is evidence enough that no one is immune from contracting this virus. How many more examples do elected leaders need to convince … more
Hooper’s shirt says it all: “He’s talking to us, are we listening?” Think About It! -PRAY- Look at the world today!” more
To the Editor: If you’re looking for a smoking gun reason to decide whether or not to vote for Donald Trump his ego may have provided it, on tape. In interviews with the highly respected … more
I wonder why Mrs. Schnieders chose to say the “bastardly Democrats.”  Labels such as that are a propaganda technique.  Over the last 50 years, the Republicans have had 149 … more
I wonder why Mrs. Schnieders chose to say the “bastardly Democrats.”  Labels such as that are a propaganda technique.  Over the last 50 years, the Republicans have had 149 … more
The Senate Intelligence Report of August 19th deserves attention. The report is very damning in regards to Mr. Stone coordinating with a Russian spy, think GRU, for coordinating with Wikileaks for … more
We were flying to the Moon, we were finding life on Mars, we were dropping bombs with drones, we were getting bigger cars. We were building finer homes, flying out to warmer lands, we were busy … more
The Challenge of CoronaTo the Editor: In response to your article, I want to express my sincere appreciation and gratitude for your reporting of a disturbing case that affects the whole … more
To the Editor: We’ve complained before about “selective reasoning” being a bugaboo in our current culture and present in this paper’s editorials.  Consider the … more
To the Editor: On July 10, 2020, Mark A. Williams of the Gasconade County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement on their Facebook page that the Narcotics Enforcement Group responded to a … more
To the Editor: In a recent issue of your paper, a reader wrote in, stating that Donald Trump wanted to cut Social Security/Medicare payroll taxes. You added an addendum after the letter, stating … more
To the Editor: Recent protests against wearing masks have exposed a pattern in the divisiveness of our country. “Our bodies--our choice” seems to be the crux of the case against what is felt … more
To the Editor: Life matters regardless the color of ones skin. This country was made up of diversity of colors. Let us be thankful for what we have not for what we can get. People of all races … more
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