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Letters

Political responsibility

To the editor: The price of greatness is responsibility, according to Winston Churchill. Career politicians on every level of government need to take a long hike into retirement for “new, ethical, responsible blood” to hold office, doing their jobs to serve the citizens, not hold office ...

Doesn’t anyone learn from or know history anymore?

To the editor: Dec. 2, 1954 The US Senate passed, 67-22, a resolution condemning Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy of Wisconsin, stating he had “Acted contrary to Senatorial ethics and tended to bring the Senate into dishonor and disrepute.” If Senator McCarthy did not like someone he would ...

Biden’s bad deal

President Biden offered a deal on the border to congressional Republicans that they could refuse. To their credit, they did. The president, speaking from South Carolina, said he would shut down the border “right now,” if Congress passed the proposed bipartisan deal now in front of ...

Appreciation for new ‘May Use Full Lane’ bicycle signs

To the editor: As community members who enjoy bicycling and work as volunteers to help make it easier and safer for everyone to bicycle or walk in our community, we wanted to pass along our appreciation to the City of New Ulm for the recent addition of the “May Use Full Lane” bicycle ...

Who is more evil?

Dear Editor: Whenever anyone thinks MAGA people are evil, compare them to those who stand behind a candidate with placards cheering the right to kill their own babies. Germaine Rysdah New Ulm

The need for economic democracy

To the editor: Our nation’s political democracy is being chipped away because of a lack of economic democracy. Politicians blame the President, the young people, the LGBTQ+ community, the immigrants, and those on welfare and handouts for all of our problems. Never once has the blame been ...