Opinion

To the editor:  When Obama was running for president, he said he would bring our troops home from Iraq. Why are they still there? Now he wants to get into Syria because so many people were killed, especially children. What about all the children being killed here through abortions? He is all for it, and [...]

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By SEN. PAUL GAZELKA Guest Columnist On Thursday afternoon (Nov. 14), President Obama held a press conference at the White House announcing his decision to allow insurance companies to continue canceled health plans for one year, even though they may not meet requirements stated in the Affordable Care Act, (Obamacare). This decision essentially amends a [...]

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To the editor:  November 22, 1963, is a day that people my age and older remember well, and sadly will never forget. I don’t care to watch the motorcade driving through Dallas anymore, listen to the conspiracy theories or hear talk about the blood-stained pink dress. I still get that sick feeling in my stomach [...]

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To the editor:  To be Catholic means our beliefs must be the same as that of the apostles, who were taught by our Lord. “But you do wrong and defraud: and that to your brethren. Know you not that the unjust shall not possess the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolators, [...]

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To the editor:  The headline in the Sauk Centre Herald on Nov. 13, 2013, read, “Despite levy, debt hangs over Dist. 743”. So I must ask, what is the biggest reason for so much debt? The statement in the audit says, “When factoring the outdoor facilities project, the overall expenditure increased from $12.585 million in [...]

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To the editor:  When I read the opinion page in the Peach, it is usually negative. Condemning gays, Pope Francis, or calling President Obama a dictator or a Muslim. My letter will not be negative. It will be about ice cream. Yes, that’s right, ice cream. A wonderful, delicious, frozen treat. The only negative thing [...]

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To the editor:  In response to the letter “Francis is not a real pope,” (Nov 11 issue): (The letter writer) is a member of the United States of America where he is allowed to have any religious beliefs he’d like. His belief seems to be that any changes made to the Catholic Church since Vatican [...]

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Tens of thousands of words will be written over the next week regarding the assassination of John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963. I am among the 21 percent of Americans alive today who had contemporary awareness of that event. I was sitting in a high school “typing” class clackety-clacking away while thinking about basketball. [...]

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