Letters to the Editor

Farming practices had to change

To the editor:

I could not let John Braumann’s Nov. 21 letter “Gestation crates should be banned” go unanswered.

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Seeds of destruction have been sown

To the editor:

The economic theory of capitalism has been considered in England, the United States and other nations as the system most benef ... »

Reader supports boots on the ground

To the editor:

Thinking of the parents of U.S. Army veteran Peter Kassig, brutally murdered by Jihadists in Syria. This boy will not be comin ... »

Opening smoke-free casino is not a risk

To the editor:

Tucked into the last paragraph of The Gazette story on the planned legislation to be submitted for consideration concerning th ... »

Use military budget to fund refugee aid

To the editor:

As we approach the holidays, in many settings we will be urged to “pray for peace.” But the Omnibus bill says &# ... »

Postal workers saved the day

To the editor:

Being unable to use them, my sister-in-law mailed me two tickets each to the UI vs. Wisconsin and UI vs. Nebraska football gam ... »

Community, private colleges overlooked

To the editor:

Did the Iowa Board of Regents intentionally establish a funding plan designed to create more inefficiencies in Iowa’s h ... »

We do not need more of the same

To the editor:

Soon the want-to-be presidents will declare in or out. We do not need another Bill Clinton, George W. Bush or Mitt Romney.

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A call to leadership on climate change

To the editor:

Republican Henry A. Wallace was Secretary of Agriculture in Democratic President Franklin Roosevelt’s cabinet. In the N ... »

Letter writer pens final letter to paper

To the editor:

My husband, Jay, has written many letters to The Gazette. We always heard from many people when he would write another because ... »

Developing Cedar Lake good for city

To the editor:

The further development of Cedar Lake as a recreational asset for the City of Cedar Rapids and what it can do to enhance the w ... »

Jail issue a concern in Delaware County

To the editor:

The election is over and we settle into the routine of the decisions that were made.

I am fortunate to be a resident of ... »

Property taxes are too high

To the editor:

Undoubtedly, what is needed in Linn County and perhaps all of Iowa is a real estate property owners union. This union would in ... »

Poor, disabled can’t help themselves

To the editor:

Seeing that the Options of Linn County program is being canceled, it brings to mind the Abbe Center closing, the Iowa Juvenile ... »

Don’t disrupt others during protest

To the editor:

I am all for someone standing up for what they believe in and protesting what they see as wrong. I applaud that. But what I do ... »

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