Letters to the Editor

Facts missing from Monsanto story

To the editor:

Your front page article on Monsanto’s gene manipulation (“GMO wheat in the works, again,” Jan. 19) was no ... »

Equal justice for all doesn’t exist

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Why don’t I hear the so-called “pro-life religionists and lawmakers” (who attack Planned Parenthood and c ... »

Vino van Gogh fun & entertaining

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Iowa winters are challenging entertainment wise, especially when hosting company. On Jan. 16, my two best friends flew in fro ... »

We are not smarter than our ancestors

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It fascinates me that humans today believe that they are wiser and smarter than our ancestors, recent and ancient. We are not. ... »

Downtown doesn’t have much to offer

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Mr. Mayor — forget the casino! Why are all these high rise apartments going up? Where are the shops for them to buy thi ... »

Paying it forward reaps benefits

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I invite everyone reading this to stop and think. Think about the people walking their dogs, who have to sludge through your u ... »

Please stop the constant noise

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Where is the annoying low rumbling noise coming from? It is a constant, 24/7, roar like being in a jet. It started in the mid ... »

Use your voice to be heard, make change

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On Jan. 16, the Supreme Court announced it will take up same sex marriage. While marriage equality has gained attention in rec ... »

Time to take the budget seriously

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The year 2014 flew by and, in no time at all, candidates will be passing through our hometowns. We’ll see the advertise ... »

Student write-in candidate for board

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I’m the student running as a write-in candidate for Cedar Rapids Community School District’s school board. With ... »

Toll fees would be fairer alternative

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I must disagree with the gentlemen who opts for increasing our gas taxes instead of toll fees (“Gas tax better option t ... »

Governor ignorning needs of vulnerable

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Every Iowan should be upset that Gov. Terry Branstad thinks so little of Iowans with mental illness that he failed to even men ... »

Make downtown family-friendly

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Maybe we should think about asking Macy’s if they would build a department store on the west side of the Cedar River; b ... »

CR traffic cameras are a cash cow

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Cedar Rapids couldn’t get a casino the normal way so now they have area legislators in Des Moines trying to pass a bill ... »

Distribute taxes fairly to universities

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As a 50-year alum of Iowa State Teachers College (University of Northern Iowa) I must respond to the guest columns on the Boar ... »

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