Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

No party lines drawn in cancer battle

Last week, I had the honor of representing Alabama on Capitol Hill by traveling to Washington with more than 700 of my fellow American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers from across the country to urge Congress to make cancer a national priority.

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Could we actually see a re-United States?

Congress returns to work after Labor Day faced with economic (Tax Reform), political (the 60-vote rule), social (violence) and International (nuclear annihilation) upheavals that have left too many Americans battling one another rather than working together at every level to build a better, stronger, more productive an cohesive Republic.

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We’re better than this

How long do we have to go, as a nation, without a comprehensive health care system? All those who obsessively vowed to get rid of the ACA either had no idea of what it actually does or simply had a knee-jerk reaction to “gov’ment” intrusion by a black president. No sensible replacement option was or is ready.

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Fiscal malfeasance

As one of the 1,564 property owners who have more than two acres, I’m very upset that my property taxes went up this current year 300% on the excess acreage on our Homestead.

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Lawful tax heist

The property tax furor can be explained if we understand that these new appraisals are the work of the Board of Tax Assessors, a bureaucratic and omnipotent revenue producing arm of the Columbus Consolidated Government.

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Let’s make it official

I was stunned to recently learn that my congressman, Drew Ferguson, is not a co-signer and apparently does not support a bill (HR 997) aimed at making English the official language of the United States.

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