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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor
  • Are you watching the Winter Olympics? The Daily Iowegian will publish an Editorial Question of the Week on the Opinion page. The Iowegian wants readers to think about the 2014 Winter Olympic games taking place right now in Sochi, Russia. Are you watching? The games began Feb. 7 and will

    February 13, 2014

  • Sochi hotel horror stories are shocking What shocks the traveling press corps-lost hotel reservations, uncovered manholes, unsafe tap water-is nothing new to those of us who have lived in Russia. As my friend, the Athens-based writer Robin Whetstone, put it, "Russia is the opposite of a pu

    February 13, 2014

  • Rep Larry Sheets reports in his Snapshot Dear friends, As your employee and representative here in the State House, I report back some of the major events and happenings that go on in your Iowa Legislature. The last week in January, Centerville's own Simon Estes sang "God Bless America" as

    February 11, 2014

  • Sen. Rozenboom submits his newsletter Hi Daily Iowegian! Subcommittee and committee meetings have filled the Iowa Senate calendars for the past three weeks. On Tuesday, Feb. 4 the Senate held its first debate of the 2014 Legislative session. Senate Democrats asked for a 6 percent increas

    February 11, 2014

  • How do you rate St. Valentine's Day on the romance scale? The Daily Iowegian will publish an Editorial Question of the Week on the Opinion page. The Iowegian wants readers to think about St. Valentine's Day on Friday, Feb. 14. How do you rate St. Valentine's Day on the romance scale? Perhaps on a scale of o

    February 6, 2014

  • Missing pets and drug money Dear Editor, Appanoose County is a sorry place to live. We are finding out there are a few missing pets. They are being sold by meth heads for drug money. Not surprising! These morons get over on DHS for government funded programs like Moms on Meth.T

    February 6, 2014

  • A tip of the stove-pipe hat to Abe Lincoln Feb. 12 marks the 205th anniversary of the birth of our 16th president. Yes, I could write a lot of dry, pompous stuff about the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln; but whereas Lincoln had only 18 months of formal education, I was exposed to the warp

    February 6, 2014

  • Is it guillotine time for the rich? F. Scott Fitzgerald famously wrote that the rich are different from us. To which Hemingway indirectly snorted, "Yes, they have more money." And now seems like a good time to offer up a few words of sympathy for the rich. Because our wealthy brothers

    February 6, 2014

  • Why Groundhog Day should be outlawed Punxsutawney Phil must be stopped. The lovable little groundhog must be stopped. You know Phil. Every Feb. 2, Groundhog Day, he is yanked from a tree stump in Punxsutawney, Pa. If he sees his shadow, his organizers allege, there will be six more week

    February 4, 2014

  • Tea Party primer 101 Tea Party primer 101 Dear Editor, Once again we see a joint effort to discredit the fledgling movement known as "The Tea Party." Most members of the mainstream media, all Democrat politicians and many Republican politicians have joined forces to att

    February 4, 2014

  • State Sen. Ken Rozenboom Newsletter Hi Daily Iowegian! Senate Republicans are working with Gov. Branstad to try to find a solution to the sudden increase in propane prices. Propane prices more than tripled this month, skyrocketing from $1.30 per gallon to more than $4.30 over a 10-day

    February 4, 2014

  • State of the Union speech highlights President Barack Obama: "Today in America, a teacher spent extra time with a student who needed it, and did her part to lift America's graduation rate to its highest level in more than three decades. An entrepreneur flipped on the lights in her tech

    January 30, 2014

  • Raise minimum wage? The Daily Iowegian will publish an Editorial Question of the Week on the Opinion page. The Iowegian wants readers to think about President Barack Obama's announcement in the State of the Union address Tuesday night that the federal minimum wage shoul

    January 30, 2014

  • State Sen. Rozenboom reports Jan. 24 Hi Daily Iowegian! State budget work began Wednesday, Jan. 22 in the Iowa Senate. As this process gets underway, Senate Republicans are united in protecting Iowa taxpayers. Last year I joined my fellow Senate Republicans in voting against every budge

    January 28, 2014

  • Sheets Snapshot: Session is underway Dear Friends, The first week of the session was filled with pomp and circumstance. The representatives all settled in on the first day, renewed friendships and got their desks back in order. Tuesday in the first week the House hosted the Senators and

    January 28, 2014

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about food prices. Are you paying more than you were last year for certain food items? According to a survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation, "the cost of 16 food items" increased by 3.5 over 2013, as reported by the Des Moines Register. So, the question of the week is, "Are you feeling the food price increase pinch?"

A. Yes, and it hurts.
B. No, I don't feel a thing.
C. Not sure.
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