LETTERS/OPINIONS

Hunter Biden is guilty. But you knew that

Over the years, I’ve written a lot about drug offenders sentenced to decades in federal prison, even life without parole, for first-time nonviolent offenses.

Lakeland Times: Our View

They say there’s always a silver lining in a bad situation, and one of the silver linings of having schools closed during the pandemic is that, because of remote learning, parents actually got to see what educators were teaching their kids, many of them for the first time.

Climate activist urges vote for protection of northern ecosystems

To the Ed​itor: Earlier this year, members of the Chequamegon Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) attended a Work Party in Stevens Point with CCL-ers from across Wisconsin to develop strategies for turning out environmentalists to vote in this year’s elections. The idea is to use our democratic system of government to …

Reader responds to ‘Secret group’ article

To the Editor: In response to Richard Moore’s article in the Northwoods River News and The Lakeland Times entitled “Oops! ‘Secret group’ is secret no more,” I would like to say a few things. Mr. Moore’s article seems to imply that a group of environmental advocates who want to know …

Readers assert editorial crossed a line

To the Editor: We are aghast that Walker and Moore (W and M) would abuse their roles within a local newspaper to incite the public rather than to promote civilized and peaceful discourse (June 7 “Our View”).
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Proud Boys on the left: one side’s nuts show the other side’s nuts how it’s done

The Proud Boys are synonymous with the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the Capitol, and they’ve earned the infamy. The group played a lead role in organizing the breaching of Capitol Police lines, smashing windows, vandalizing the Capitol’s interior and destroying property.

Student letters resonate with reader

To the Editor: I would like to thank The Lakeland Times and congratulate the LUHS student writers on their Letters to the Editor in the May 24 edition

RFK Jr. does not belong on the debate stage

With the deadline quickly approaching for him to qualify for the June CNN presidential debate, RFK Jr. has yet to meet the commonsense qualifications that CNN has set for participants. Which is at it should be.

Of ‘convicted felons’ and lying frauds

Last week, a New York City jury, prompted by the legal coordination between Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg and Judge Juan Merchan — both partisan actors — convicted Donald Trump on 34 felony counts having to do with falsification of business records.

Torpy Park goose gripe

To the Editor: What is the matter with the town of Minocqua! You have a beautiful park that families enjoy every year except for the goose waste that surrounds the beach.
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Lakeland Times: Our View

It is not an exaggeration to say that the American justice system is corrupt, and has been for a long, long time.

Felonious Don: Long a con man, now a convict

If there’s a human being more dishonest than Donald Trump, I’m all ears. He is crooked to his core, and his is no mere propensity to deceive but rather pure pathology.

Freedom under Trump

Donald Trump recently spoke at the Libertarian National Convention. Good for him. It’s encouraging that he reached out to those of us who often disagree with him.

Hospitals critical to the health of rural communities

There is an old proverb that states: “He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything.” Our state is rich in all kinds of resources, but the health of Wisconsinites is one of the most important.

Lakefront property owner clarifies involvement in ‘secret group’

To the Editor: Regarding Mr. Moore’s article, it is a fair treatment of my mistake. And I can hardly blame those who forwarded the emails to Mr. Moore.
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