Opinion

Create a bill to protect children

To the editor:

You would think that instead of promoting more violence against our children they could co ... »

America needs leaders at all levels

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Once upon a time I was a Democrat, then I moved to the Republican Party for several years before I exited and now identify mys ... »

Highway litter is an embarassment

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I’ve been considering writing this letter for quite some time. Originally, it was going to be about the condition of Hi ... »

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Founding Fathers favored firearms

To the editor:

In her April 10 anti-Second Amendment letter “Second Amendment unneeded for centuri ... »

Do not drop cartoon based on complaints

To the editor:

Regarding Terry Ebaugh’s April 7 letter “Reader misses Mallard Fillmore ... »

Factory farms pollute air, water

To the editor:

If a factory farm wants to build in your community, pollute your air and water and lower ... »

What are schools for?

This month, Writers Circle members met to discuss what should be the question, “What is the 21st century mission for our public schools? ... »

Obey law to avoid getting a ticket

To the editor:

Regarding the March 19 letter “City should be ashamed of traffic cameras”: ... »

Traffic cameras promote safety

To the editor:

There still is much ado about the traffic cameras on Interstate 380 and other parts of Cedar Rapids.

The main arguments ... »

Ask: Fireworks

State lawmakers seem undecided about whether to move forward with a proposal to expand the legal use of home fireworks displays in the state. Is th ... »

Come together to combat homelessness

Homelessness is an issue in Cedar Rapids. It may not be as visible as in larger cities; however it exists and has grown continuously over the past ... »

Revenue only reason for traffic cameras

To the editor:

Let’s cut to the chase here. The reason Mayor Ron Corbett and the City Council don’t want to comply with what th ... »

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Should Iowa have more official state symbols?

Tennessee’s ... »