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Letters: Provisional ballots just make sense; foreign aid pays off
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Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
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April 11, 2016
LETTER: GOP should follow principle on Supreme Court nomination
I consider myself a conservative Republican but I also try to put principles above politics. I find it necessary at times to speak against my own party when I feel it is wrong. The controversy over naming a new U.S. Supreme Court justice to replace the late, great Antonin Scalia is...
April 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
June 24, 2009
Letter: Sympathy for Mr. Lagoon
Poor Steve Lagoon. He tried to be honest about his party's problems, and look what happened -- he was rudely creamed by a pair of "proud Republicans" (Stanton/ Marum letter, June 10). As they themselves said, "[W]e do need leaders but with this kind of negativity, who would want...
June 24, 2009 - 7:56am
June 17, 2009
Viewpoint: Reasons for a low opinion of Bush
In a recent letter, ("Republicans need new leaders," Bulletin, June 3), I was very critical of the leadership of George W. Bush during his presidency. With this editorial I hope, at least in part, to explain the reason why I have such a low opinion of Bush. Bush will be forever...
June 17, 2009 - 7:00am
June 10, 2009
Letter: Bush bungled everything? That's not true
Hey Steve Lagoon: You say "George W. Bush was one of the worst presidents he bungled practically everything he touched." We say: Would you have rather had eight years of Al Gore and John F. Kerry? Do you think they would have kept us free from attacks by Islamofacists? Would...
June 10, 2009 - 8:57am
June 3, 2009
Letter: Republicans need new leaders
This is hard for me to say, but I will just say it anyway. I am a Rep... a Republican. There, I said it. Am I embarrassed to admit it? Yes, given the current state of the Republican Party. It feels more like a funeral than a party! The Republican Party is like a ship adrift on...
June 3, 2009 - 7:46am
March 4, 2009
Viewpoint: A response to a rubuttal to a response
I would ask Steve Lagoon (Feb. 18 Viewpoint, Bulletin) to read a bit more carefully before he dashes off rebuttals, as I'm certainly not naive enough to claim that "there aren't millions of illegal immigrants working in America." And with regard to your labeling me as an "ostrich,"...
March 4, 2009 - 1:06am
February 18, 2009
Viewpoint: Rebuttals to two readers' responses
This is to provide a response to those who criticized my statements concerning the problem of illegal immigration, and the millions of jobs illegal immigrants have taken from American citizens ("One-armed economic advice to fix the economic downturn: A viewpoint," Bulletin, Jan. 28.) Carol...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Viewpoint: Writers - Remember the facts
In last week's Bulletin, there was a Viewpoint by Steve Lagoon and a letter from the prolific Thomas St. Martin that I would like to comment on. Mr. Lagoon is probably right about the trade agreements needing some tweaking or termination. Far too many jobs have been lost by companies...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
Letter: 'Tired refrain' trotted out again
In his Jan. 28 Viewpoint article, Steve Lagoon trots out the tired refrain that "Millions of American workers are unemployed because illegal immigrants have taken their jobs." Studies, of course, have shown that this is untrue --and although I know a number of persons who have...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Viewpoint: One-armed economic advice to fix the economic downturn
There can be little doubt that America is experiencing one of the greatest economic downturns in generations. I want to offer my humble advice on how to fix the current situation. If you are parking a car in a parking lot, and you pull too far ahead and bump into another car, the...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Viewpoint: A response to a writer's challenge
Steve Lagoon (Viewpoint, Dec. 10) challenges me to show evidence that the Illinois bill Barack Obama opposed would have required resuscitative medical treatment for pre-viable fetuses, as opposed to simple palliative care.
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Viewpoint: Lagoon responds to critics of abortion Viewpoint
I offer the following as a response to those who criticized my opinion piece concerning President-elect Obama's views on abortion, beginning with Joyce Denn. Denn began her letter this way: "According to Steve Lagoon ("The Obama Irony," Bulletin, Nov. 19), Barack Obama voted to...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Viewpoint: Writer's response was 'flat out wrong'
In a recent letter to the Bulletin, one of Woodbury's most vocal abortion advocates, Joyce Denn, dogmatically stated that a previous writer, Steve Lagoon, was "flat out wrong" in saying that Barack Obama, as an Illinois state senator, "voted to deny medical care for babies who survive...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: Thoughts on abortion article
Women's health and safety is a serious topic and deserves discussion that is medically accurate and scientifically sound. Steve Lagoon's (Viewpoint, Bulletin, Nov.
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
December 1, 2008
Woodbury residents' daughter makes it out of Bangkok
Hannah Lagoon, 19, of Woodbury, along with 18 other students and three teachers from Northwestern College, were stranded in Bangkok over the weekend after anti-government protesters laid siege on the two airports, causing them to shut down. Hannah's father, Steve, said that they have...
December 1, 2008 - 12:18pm