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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Stop racism in Prosser School District

The Prosser School District should be ashamed. Their action — or I should say inaction — to remove those personnel guilty of racism (“Prosser teacher returns to work after Facebook controversy,” TCH, March 16) in effect legitimizes their beliefs and gives them a footing for mainstream acceptability.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Tearing apart America’s social contract

The Republican Party is tearing apart the social contract that made America the most powerful economic engine in the world. We have protected innovators and small businesses from the kinds of predatory practices that exist in “fundamentalist” countries such as Iran, Saudi Arabia, Russia and more. Those protections are rapidly disappearing under Republican leadership.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Lower federal taxes mean higher local taxes

I am writing to everyone who voted for the Republicans based on their promise to lower your federal taxes. Get ready, because they are getting ready to do just that. They haven’t funded anything for the last eight years, but now you will get a reduction, of 1 percent to 2 percent. So none of this money will be flowing back to your state, county or city, so the reduction will be short-lived.

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