Letters to the Editor
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A golden opportunity to grow

I’m sick of the whole immigration/refugee debate. We go round and round, the same old nonsense. This is not a problem unique to the U.S. It is a worldwide problem and calls for a worldwide solution.

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Good guy award

The Galena High School girls’ golf team would like to nominate Monique Reynolds and the women’s golf group, The Tee Bags, for the good guy award.

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Good guy award

Huge thanks to John and Dirk Einsweiler!

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Use the power of the ballot box

I’ve often been puzzled by the Right’s repeated insistence that “we’re a republic, not a democracy.” Of course, a republic is representative democracy. I used to assume conservatives just resented the term “democratic values” as it might make people think of the Democratic Party.

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Ashamed and sad

I want to respond to the letter printed in the Galena Gazette on July 2 by John Bernardi. My words come from my heart because the issue is about children.

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Throwback brings back memories

Thank you for publishing the picture of the hay making crew at the Arthur Cording farm. Just one correction is needed. The picture was not from the June 20, 1965, edition of the Gazette. The year was 1968, 50 years ago.

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More thoughts on the museum

I was invited to attend the Team of Scholars Workshop that took place at the Stillman Mansion sponsored by the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society on June 25.

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A black wristband of solidarity

Ms. Werner’s article in the Gazette (June 20) concerning the border crisis and the separation of children speaks from the heart but not from the head. Emotional appeals, whether in anger or in sympathy, are usually deserving of further reflection, and Ms. Werner’s falls into this category. more

America, the ahistorical

I know that both political parties would love to forget the atrocities that our “better dead than red” foreign policy wrought throughout Central America...

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Letter: Jaw dropping

When I saw the headlines in the Thursday Telegraph Herald that Jo Daviess County is considering becoming a gun sanctuary, my jaw dropped so far I have been speechless ever since; hence this letter. more

Letter: We are lucky so far

I am opposed to Jo Daviess County attempting to pass county legislation exempting the county from state legislation amending age to purchase a firearm, restricting the right to own AR-15s or any device that will convert a semi-automatic weapon into an automatic weapon. more

Letter: Imagine there’s no heaven, only socialism

The history of socialism is so shocking, so overwhelmingly dangerous, so pervasive and so indisputable that it is hard to believe it would even be a subject for discussion today. Yet here we are with two potential presidential candidates, one openly (Bernie Sanders) and one not so subtly (Elizabeth Warren), and a school of uneducated believers advocating socialism as the path to the future. Millennials (ages 22-37) make up a large number of this group. more
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