After reading several letters to the editor concerning confusion about The Women's March on Washington and writers' confusion on why a march was deemed necessary, I reflected on my own reasons for resisting this president and his administration.
Hello! My name is Daniel A. I am a fifth grade student at Harlan Intermediate School in Harlan, Iowa.
I appreciate Jakki Taylor's letter in the Feb. 8 DCI, especially her well-crafted statement that she can't read the minds of the Women's March marchers but she can read their signs. I don't claim to read hearts or minds, either, so we probably have a lot in common.
I would like to thank all the citizens of Crawford for their recent participation in our local government process. Statistics from the recall election mirror more or less, the divisiveness seen at the national level.
After reading and hearing so many comments about how all the protesters are just whiny, childish sore losers and need to get over it, I feel I must say this:
We take our freedom for granted and believe that it will continue to exist. President Trump has just taken the first of many actions to limit free ability for us to know what he has decided what our national government agencies can do.
How to destroy a republic:
Method A -- Take command of the armed forces and stage a military coup.
It is hard to express the gratitude we have for everybody who has helped us after the life-changing news on Nov. 18. We want to give special thanks to Sheriff Fred McKee, Undersheriff Mark Taylor and all of the employees of the Delta County government.
I commend Hank Lohmeyer's balanced reporting covering the women's march-affiliated gathering in Cedaredge, Jan. 21.
Congratulations to John Heckman on his desire to proudly wear a "pussy hat" as he finds fellow progressives to march with under the guise of women's rights while participating in a thinly disguised anti-Trump, pro-abortion rally. Oh, yes, that is exactly what those demonstration were about.
With a 9x9, palmated, the elk staring down my grandfather when he was 15 turned into legend. Grandpa was with his father, hunting on our public lands, when they met our family's monarch.
I feel compelled by Margaret and Verity to speak; by Margaret, who died just before Obama was elected, who spent most of her adult life working for our democracy through the League of Women Voters.
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