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Respecting the president

One of these basic rights is our freedom of speech. But just because we may have the right to say something does not mean it is right to say it.

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Regarding Trump’s popularity

The bonds of association are no more apparent than those of political party loyalty. Members rationalize, defend and even laud the most aberrant of those with matching allegiance. And so it is with Dennis Prager.

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Of coal ash and floodplains

Thank you so much for publishing “Ehlmann calls St. Charles County ‘lucky’ in regard to spring flooding, tornado damage” [Mid Rivers Newsmagazine, May 17]. While St. Charles County was indeed lucky, I am very concerned what future flood events could mean for our region.

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Alzheimer’s awareness

Alzheimer’s disease is the only leading cause of death in the U.S. without a way to prevent, cure or even slow its progression. There is an urgent need to increase our nation’s awareness and investment in Alzheimer’s research funding.

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Not a ponzi scheme

I respectfully disagree with reader Jon Schulte’s letter regarding health insurance and the demise of Medicare.

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John Stossel – Kindest Cuts

"Devastating!" shouts Chuck Schumer. Even Republicans are unhappy. Big spending "conservative" congressman Hal Rogers calls President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts "draconian, careless and counterproductive." But Trump's cuts are good! Why do politicians always assume that government spending helps people? It always has unintended consequences.

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