Letters to the Editor

To the editor: One could draw a lot of comparisons about an economy to the game of Monopoly. In the beginning, all players are busy buying and selling property and collecting rents. This economy hums along for hours until one person owns all of the railroads, utilities, real estate and dollars. At this point the [...]

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To the editor: City Council Member Gary Hansen has proven results in leadership for the city of Eagan. During his tenure, the city has demonstrated fiscal responsibility, achieving Triple A (Aaa) Moody’s and Standard and Poors (AAA) bond ratings – the highest available ratings. Our property tax rate is the fifth lowest among cities of [...]

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To the editor: The Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding Hobby Lobby is a symptom of a bigger issue concerning health care in the United States. In one sense, the decision (right or wrong) is simple: employers have a religious freedom right to deny contraceptive health insurance coverage to their female employees. As a religious freedom [...]

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To the editor: Several weeks ago remarks I made in a letter were distorted by another letter writer, Richard Iffert, who left some important information out of his letter.  His main point seems to be I shouldn’t advocate spending “other people’s (tax) money.” He errs in trying to explain how our Founding Fathers established our [...]

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To the editor: Last week at Pan-O-Prog events, I saw a lot of signs for Jon Koznick for Minnesota House of Representatives, and we were glad to talk with him on main street after Cruise Night. Pan-O-Prog is a fantastic community event and Jon will continue to be a visible community leader. While we have [...]

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