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Letter to The Editor

October 29, 2014

Another election is just around the corner. People feel strongly about them. This one is particularly significant. Incumbents in all major statewide offices in Kansas are feeling the pressure. It is time to have people representing Kansas rather than pursuing their own personal agendas and goals. Paul Davis and Jill Docking are running for Governor […]

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And It Begins

October 29, 2014

A comment by John Wilson We have a Republican candidate from Chicago while voting for himself, realizing his vote was being transferred to his Democratic opponent by the touch-screen computer he was using. According to the candidate, only after several attempts was he able to figure out if he hit the box in the lower […]

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The Pitfalls of Working at Home

October 29, 2014

By Dorthy Rosby By day, I work in a nice office with a lot of friendly people for a very fine nonprofit organization. It’s a respectable job, though I don’t mean to imply that I am. By night – and early morning, weekend, and holiday – I’m a writer. That means that while responsible people […]

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Letter to The Editor

October 29, 2014

With all the negative ads about the candidates, it is tempting to tune them all out and think that it doesn’t matter who you vote for. I think that it does matter, but don’t believe everything you see on TV. Take the time to educate yourself about the candidates. Governor Brownback came into office during […]

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Letter to The Editor

October 29, 2014

For those who say we should NOT vote for Kris Kobach, Pat Roberts, Tim Huelskamp, or Sam Brownback, I would agree if you support: Unlimited killing of unborn children; Unlimited voting by anyone whether citizens or not, resulting in zero fair elections; Unlimited taxation, including the 50% death tax implemented in the Obamacare legislation, resulting […]

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Letter to The Editor

October 29, 2014

It was good to see former resident and MHS graduate Mik Shanks’ photo in the political ads for Paul Davis, candidate for Governor. Mik is the son of Rev Roger and Kay Shanks. Roger was the pastor of the United Methodist Church and Kay was the school psychologist for Minneapolis Grade School and was employed […]

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Letter to The Editor

October 29, 2014

When you exercise your right to vote this next Tuesday, please use your brain. Don’t just look at the initial in parenthesis that is behind the candidate’s name. Check out the candidate’s position on the issue of abortion and vote for the pro-lifer. We must stop this foolish process of aborting a baby’s life in […]

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Advance Voting For General Election

October 22, 2014

If you’re a registered voter, you can vote at your convenience before Election Day. Contact the county election office, 785-392-2279, and request a ballot application. You may also obtain the application from www.ottawacounty.org, Elected Officials, County Clerk, Advance Voting Info., and then click the link www.sos.ks.org. The application may be mailed to Ottawa County Clerk, […]

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Letter to The Editor

October 22, 2014

Dear Editor, For those who want to take out candidates who are trying to enforce secure voting, I suggest you go to www.gotVoterID.com to learn the rest of the story. To suggest that new laws make it too difficult for the elderly, you will see that exemptions for those over 65 allow them to use expired photo […]

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Letter to The Editor

October 22, 2014

Dear Editor, This is an open letter to my fellow Republicans who are thinking about jumping ship and voting for one or more Democrats in the coming election. The Republicans that are running for office are good solid candidates.’ Are they perfect? No. Have they made mistakes? Yes. Should we throw them out and vote […]

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