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Letters

Hospital beds are full, leaving virtually no room for people with medical emergencies, life threatening illnesses, accident victims or people with necessary but “elective” medical procedures. When it comes to medical care and treatment, these folks go to the end of the line.
Nobody has the right to spread or prolong a disease. We are blessed with many rights in this country, but a person’s personal rights end when their actions are adversely affecting others.
What I find most disturbing is that almost the entire Republican Party has gone along with the big lie or have remained conveniently silent.
Montana, Minnesota and South Dakota all have minimum wage laws indexed to inflation meaning when inflation goes up, so does the minimum wage.
It’s really expensive, even with just one kid. One year of child care is equivalent to a year’s tuition at UND.
The prosecution in the Kim Potter trial argued that consequence was the issue, not the intent. To that I say a resounding “no!”

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Anyone who follows energy issues knows that siting, permitting and constructing a high-volume, pressurized ammonia pipeline from Beulah to the West Coast or anywhere else will take many years to complete.
North Dakota executive and legislative leaders remain clueless in leading our state out from the abyss of unnecessary hospitalizations and deaths, terrified of right-wing, anti-science extremists. Misinformation should be condemned and counteracted and not ignored.
As we close 2021 and reflect on the collective hate in the world, shouldn’t it give us cause to consider, “How does hate get started anyway?” Hate, like many other emotions and reactions, is a learned response but when and how? Clearly, children learn from what they see and hear others do in family settings, the media and in society at large.
Shockingly last week, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., reversed her long-standing support for imported safe and affordable drugs from Canada by introducing the DRUGS Act, legislation that would rob Minnesotans of daily medications that keep them healthy and alive.
The concerns I and groups like Dakota Resource Council have about carbon capture on coal plants are the same concerns echoed by the Coal Conversion Counties as it pertains to hydrogen production at Dakota Gasification.
I am writing in response to the front page article by Adam Kurtz, Dec. 16. His first paragraph says children will lose Head Start Services in North Dakota unless the federal vaccination mandate "is stopped."

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