Letters To The Editor

It’s Never Too Late to Make Things Less Bad

Alyson Schmeisser, Citizens’ Climate Lobby
What perfect timing for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to release their latest assessment of the climate crisis: this summer’s wildfires, drought, floods, and heat personally confirm the report’s conclusion that hair-on-fire time is here.  The report also tells us that we have to move faster. So, now what?

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Put the “Big Lie” to Bed Once And For All

Joe Kallas, Watertown
It has been 8 months since the presidential election and state Republicans are spending more taxpayer dollars to audit the election results. Assembly speaker Robin Vos has hired 3 former police officers and a former supreme court justice to conduct an “independent” audit.

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Beware Fear Peddling Politicians!

Joe Kallas, Watertown
Now more than ever we need representatives who know how government should work. The Republican candidate tries to portray himself as someone who can be effective in Madison.  If past is prologue, he will follow in the footprints of other Republicans and only represent those who voted for him…

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No Widespread Voter Fraud

Barbara Lottmann, Watertown
The GOP just sent numerous bills to Gov. Evers for signature. What “problems” are they trying to fix? I checked the WI GOP website to read the proposed bills; I read 15  proposed bills. In my opinion, they are all aimed at imposing restrictions to make voting more difficult and imposing penalties for problems that don’t exist…

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End Gerrymandering

Steve Tesmer, Fort Atkinson
2021 is the year that Wisconsin must fix the “gerrymandered” Wisconsin Assembly and Senate district maps, along with U.S. Congressional districts. States must redraw legislative and congressional districts every 10 years to reflect the results of the U.S. Census…

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