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After reading Ellie Pecks letter regarding what courage it took for the Whidbey News-Times to broadcast the Merry Christmas message, my initial response was to let the ignorance and stupidity of the sentiment stand. It was the Christmas season, and all that. But, then, I thought, no! We have an election year coming up, and if we have any chance at all as a nation, each and every incident of ignorance and stupidity voiced must be actively challenged!
I would like to make clear, first, that I have no problem with the Merry Christmas wish Im a Christian myself, and say it repeatedly every year, despite the extreme amount of courage it apparently takes to voice the holiday greeting of the overwhelming majority of citizens of our country.Sound Off: School needs a new flag
Troop 53 would also like to extend its sincere thanks to Island Asphalt, the Central Whidbey Lions Club, The Whidbey News-Times and Island Disposal, for trucks, time, space, and disposal contributions to a great fundraiser.Thanks, now were all liars
Ive read the explanation of the Supreme Court decision, but it makes no sense to me. How can a political party take precedence over the individuals right to vote? What this decision has done is make liars out of many of us. My personal political leaning is in that nebulous and unnamed middle ground between Republican and Democrat, hence, Ive always considered myself an Independent. And Ive voted on both sides of the political party line throughout my adulthood, choosing the candidate who seemed the most reasonable and capable to me, regardless of his/her political affiliation.Income change hurts disabled
These are people with disabilities who are working part-time. As of Jan. 1, I have noticed that the Mount Vernon office of Social Security is drastically cutting peoples checks. The reason for this seems grossly inaccurate and just plain wrong. My son Ryan was cut down to about $115 per month for no good reason.