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Evidently Marian Owens of Glendale is unaware that the greater majority of people and voters in the United Sates of America are those "radical feminist educated elitist socialists democrats" she writes about.

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In defense of Roseburg City Councilor Bob Cotterell, what he said about the ability to change from a boy to a girl in Oregon is accurate. To deny that would be to say that there is no such thing as transgender people.

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We can see the effects of global warming. Higher temperatures, longer droughts, lower water tables, decreasing stream flows, increased river temperatures, dead fish, increased tree mortality, larger and more frequent fires. We may delay, or reduce global warming if more salvage and thinning …

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All too often while presenting a contrary opinion or point of view, people unfortunately resort to name calling and put-downs as part of their comments (i.e. using “racist”, “hater”, “simple-minded”, “narrow minded”, “ignorant”, “silly”, “bigot”, etc.). Another tactic people use is to infer …

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When I was growing up in Minnesota my dad taught me to love hiking and being outdoors. My mom taught me to love the wild creatures and the magic to be found in nature. They both taught me to respect the life giving force of water.

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Oregon, it's time to take your medicine. When I got cancer and underwent major operations over a five year period of time, my Oncologist in Boston told me, “You need to take the pain med's now, stay ahead of the pain, take it before the wave hits you." That, along with fifteen adjunct chemo …

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Governor Brown officially turned control of coronavirus restrictions over to County Commissioners and their respective Health Departments on June 30, 2021. Douglas County had 84 coronavirus deaths at that time. At least 4 more county deaths have occurred since June 30.

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The transgender fallacies opinion in the July 22, 2021 News-Review is an example of the kind of free random thinking that is turning our nation into the lawless anything-goes behavior and governance that has turned loose all kinds of unbelievable results across our nation, especially in many…

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In response to a recent letter to the editor (Tuesday, July 20, The News-Review) I would like to say that once we pay our taxes to the government, it is no longer "our money," just as when I pay for my groceries, that also is no longer "my money." We pay taxes to our government that then pay…

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Thank you public for your unwavering support in the quest for justice for our son Bradley Steele. Bradley is our 23-year-old severely handicapped, trached, ventilator-dependent, non-verbal son, born missing his Anterior chestwall, who was physically and verbally assaulted by his home nurse. …

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In my years of working with the LGBTQ+ community and the general public, I have come across individuals that believe several fallacies concerning transgender individuals. It is my hope to address and, hopefully, clear up some of these fallacies, especially in light of comments made by a memb…

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Some people don't understand the difference between stating an opinion and asserting a fact. For example: I for one believe that President Joe Biden is doing a fine job as our President (opinion). There is almost no evidence of fraud in the last Presidential election in any of the 50 states …

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Joseph Yetter in his recent letter to the editor extolls the virtues of "tax cuts" for many needy people. Even people that don't pay income taxes. Mr Yetter is being disingenuous at best or deceptive at worst.

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The News-Review has encouraged honest criticism from its contributors and its readers, but apparently, some of us are not included in this seemingly gracious invitation. Perhaps the opinion page should be run in color rather than black and white. I’ve always loved the cartoons!

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I recently heard of a Douglas County woman, a recent high school graduate, who became infected with COVID-19. She is isolated and uncomfortable, but not likely to die or have long term side effects, although that can never be ruled out. She was of course unvaccinated, because her family and …

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The gala release of the UFO report captured our imagination recently. Immediately, it became as dull and uninspiring as the; "Federal Old Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund" report about Social Security (SS). According to their 2020 report; SS payments will exceed its income in 2021, and…

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Sen. Ron Wyden recognizes there is a need to protect Oregon's rivers and streams. Senator Wyden is making clean, clear and cold water a priority with Senate Bill 192, The River Democracy Act. Water is a resource that has been taken for granted, contaminated, degraded and compromised in its n…

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On Thursday, July 15, American working families get a huge tax cut. On that day, initial payments go out to 92% of American families with children: $250-$300 per month, per child, so that a family with three kids, aged two, four, and ten, will get $10.200 per year. (For that family it's $850…

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Counter culture, radical swaying to disenfranchise voters, high incidents of racial bias and violence have become our normal. With individuals toxic voice of radicalism gone wild and the continued bombardment of false news, we have sunk into the very lowest place in the world. Why? At one ti…

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On Sunday’s opinion page of The News-Review there was a letter from Tim Juett that claimed surveys of members of the American Medical Association indicated that 96% had been vaccinated, while only 40% of the members of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons were vaccinated. I ha…