Letter to the Editor – Cigarette Sales Tax Increase

Last week I wrote a letter to the editor. It is regarding the proposed cigarette sales tax increase that has been iniated by Governor Doyle. Here is the letter:   Raising the cigarette tax is beneficial in so many ways. For one, eventually the price WILL get hefty enough to encourage people to quit. They…

A New Exchange Program?

The following was published in the Chicago Tribune as a Letter to the Editor December 22, 2006 http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2006-12-22/news/0612220175_1_illegal-immigrants-show-compassion-blame   “Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses…” This was the golden gate philosophy on which this country was once based. We were supposed to be the compassionate country. We were meant to be the…

Bunk Rules for Primary Voting

Here is the link to the online letter in The Milwaukee Journal: http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4196/is_20060920/ai_n16735485   To the Editor:   I would like to know the reason behind the primary voting process that insists you chose one party and you can only vote one party.  I think that this country being so divided into these groups “Republican”…

Please Do Not Vote for Discrimination

On November 7th Wisconsin voters will have the opportunity to vote for this constitutional ban:   "Only a marriage between one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a marriage in this state. A legal status identical or substantially similar to that of marriage for unmarried individuals shall not be valid or…

Letter to Editor – All Day Kindergarten

I am writing in support of the proposal for All Day Kindergarten. I think this is a very exceptional idea for several reasons.   I believe that children are very capable of learning at very young ages, even if that learning is primarily socialization and following instruction. I think that starting education at an early…

Pleading for Reason

The following is a letter I will be sending to The Journal Times as a letter to the editor as well as to all my local/state politicians.   Here is the link to the online letter on The Racine Journal Times Site:   http://www.journaltimes.com/articles/2006/01/16/letters_to_editor/iq_3853100.txt   Here is the link to the online letter on The…