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To the editor — Hey, U.S. Sens. Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham: Do you guys really think you're going to live happily ever after defending President Donald Trump? That you will leave great legacies for yourselves and your families and the Republican Party? That you will be confident that…

To the editor — Remember the childhood game where everyone sat in a circle and someone made up a sentence and whispered it in your ear and at the end of the game the last person spoke the sentence they heard, and you laughed at how different it was compared to the original sentence?

To the editor — Earlier this year, a letter to the editor referenced the farmworker shortage here in the valley. The writer suggested that a good people group to tap into would be Dutch Americans. It’s a valid point, but it is off by several decades.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats are trying to remove President Donald Trump from office “prayerfully,” “sadly” and “with a heavy heart.” In fact, as anyone who has been watching knows, many Democrats have been itching to impeach Trump since the day he took office.

To the editor — I do not understand how a judge or anyone else can block the will of the people. I thought this was government of the people and by the people. I was not for the $30 car tabs, but the people voted for it. How can one judge stop it if the people voted for it?

To the editor — Ukraine is being invaded by Russia right now. President Donald Trump attempted to extort Ukraine by illegally holding up military aid unless an investigation into the Biden’s was publicly announced. Republicans say, “Hey, Ukraine didn’t make the announcement and the aid was r…

To the editor — The present Congress is the most ineffective in our history. Instead of dealing with urgent problems that our nation faces, it is obsessed with destroying President Donald Trump. Hate seems to be the driving force behind the impeachment circus. Vicious and hateful attacks tow…

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To the editor — There has been not one piece of evidence admissible in court in the Trump circus. It is all second- or third-hand information. Even U.S. Ambassador Gordon Sondland, after stating as fact, had to admit he presumed there was quid pro quo.

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