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ATV club secretary responds to Manitowish Waters meeting controversy

To the Editor: At the Manitowish Waters town board meeting on May 13, Mr. John Hanson (Chairman) deviated from the agenda and read two emails from Mr. Joe Discianno (chairman, town of Winchester) and Mr. Richard Logan (Vilas County board member, Presque Isle and Winchester).

Trump flip-flops on birth control, endorses a ‘Reich’

Trump is sloppy. He doesn’t seem to know where he stands. He engages in loose talk.

There is no ‘international law’

One of the great qualities of the West is its belief in the directionality of history. Many ancient cultures believed that history was circular: Native American cultures often believed that reality itself was circular; Hinduism thinks similarly.

Ask Congress for a moratorium on postal rate increases

Dear Reader: The United State Postal Service recently announced another 10% increase in their rates effective July 14, 2024.

Come one, come all, ye Posers and Hypocrites

Hear ye! Hear ye! Tonight at the town hall, come watch the posers and the hypocrites try to bamboozle us all!
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Backlash: America cools on crazy

The morning after the 1972 election in which Richard Nixon defeated liberal Democrat George McGovern by 23 points, New Yorker film critic Pauline Kael wandered glumly around the magazine’s Manhattan office. “I don’t know how this could have happened,” Kael muttered. “Not one person I know voted for him.”

Scaremongers

Have you heard about the “bee-pocalypse?” My new video explains. Honeybees are dying!

LUHS students engage in advocacy project

Some Lakeland Union High School students who took civics this year with teachers Jeremy Seehafer and Matt Roeder wrote letters to the editor.

Censorship: A global pandemic

“Palestine will be free!” chant the protesters. “From the river to the sea.”

What voters don’t know ... yet

The problem with early polls is just that. They are taken early, and they are a snapshot of what voters know and think at the time they are taken.
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ATV club calls for coexistence in Boulder Junction

To the Editor: The burning question in Boulder Junction for the last seven years, ‘should ATV/UTV trails/routes be allowed in Boulder Junction’? We consistently see the emotional reasoning of those who stand opposed to ATV/UTV recreation.

Joe Biden, political pinwheel

Joe Biden is not a person of principle or character. He is a lifelong politician who has spent decades shifting his positions on nearly every major issue. If one had to define Biden’s political worldview, it would be simply this: Follow the Democratic herd, and desperately attempt to place yourself …

No good answers

There are no good answers to the current situation in the Gaza War. President Joe Biden is trying to use a pause in weapons shipments to force Israel to do more to protect civilians against “collateral damage” that a bombing campaign in Rafah would no doubt entail.

Lakeland Times: Our View

The universe is a mysterious place, and so is Earth, as is whatever planet the nation’s progressives call home in their heads.

‘Drain the swamp’

Presidential candidate Donald Trump promised to “drain the swamp!”
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