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First Amendment guardrails should curtail falsehoods

To The Eagle: Texas Governor Greg “heartbeat” Abbott has signed another mendacious bill aiming to stop social media companies from banning users or nixing posts based solely on political opinions, claiming these tech giants are censoring...

 

Pictures can be deceiving

To The Eagle: The peaceful protest as pictured of seven people in the paper actually drew over 50 Cathlamet residents. Many in attendance were vaccinated and know a slippery slope when they see it. The Constitution and the Bill of Rights were...

 

Tired of propaganda that promotes fear

To The Eagle: Covid has been going on for almost two years. It’s time that Covid update changes its format. As to how many got it, recovered or died, they need to include did they wear masks or not? We all know many have worn masks. Did they have o...

 

We've had enough

To The Eagle: Our editor says he does not understand the reasoning behind the anti-mandates demonstration. Well, lemme ‘splain it! The editorial’s next sentence says the pandemic threatens the lives of young and old alike and that masking and...

 

Welcome to the new, grim Jane Crow Era

To The Eagle: As the Taliban’s fanatical woman hating religious zealots conquered Kabul, America’s own political terrorists, Republican misogynists, captured the Texas legislature and passed the most draconian anti-woman law in this country,...

 

Writer weighs in on several topics

To The Eagle: The Supreme Court let stand the Texas abortion law that protects unborn human beings from slaughter. Now I know all you pro choice folks are going to tell me that a man shouldn't have an opinion but when a woman can create a baby...

 

Avoiding vaccinations, masks endangers all

The word on Facebook is that people opposing masking and other mandates to prevent the spread of the covid-19 virus will hold a demonstration today (Thursday) in front of the county courthouse to make their feelings known. I just can't understand...

 

AFLDS are genuine doctors

To The Eagle: Part 2. Regarding The Eagle’s article on the commissioners’ meeting about public health and covid-19, Gene Strong and Chris Bischoff mentioned that the county and health department by law must follow the directives of the governor...

 

Dumpers of litter shamed

To The Eagle: To the yahoos in the red truck who dumped a load of used tires on Altoona-Pillar Rock Rd. Shame on you! Ann Dunkin Rosburg...

 

Writer offers comments on vaccines, Afghanistan

To The Eagle. Blame goes around. Someone with my name, spelled differently, must be buying gas elsewhere or full of gas, it is however getting close to $4, at the summer peak, with a year’s pent up driving causing a supply and demand spike. Sadly,...

 

America is on its back

To The Eagle: Hey Biden voters, are you happy now? The catastrophes are mounting in number and size. We are being inundated with a constant barrage of bad news and I’m not talking about the Mariners or Seahawks marginal seasons. Soaring prices for...

 

Gratitude expressed for sheriff's office

To The Eagle: The anti law and order crowd who wish to “Defund the Police,” “abolish the Sheriff’s Department,” and think the 12 new laws restricting law enforcement officers in their duties are going to help the citizens of this state are...

 

Writer offers links to articles about Jan. 6

To The Eagle: I remember reading an article about the Jan 6th rally in which a witness, Jenni White, was there and told her story of what she saw that day, “There were hundreds of thousands of people all standing together peacefully in one spot...

 

Biden did not discourage vaccine research

To The Eagle: Rising gas prices are not a “Democrat caused problem.” According to a June 10, 2021 fact check from USA TODAY, fuel prices began rising well before Joe Biden was elected. Clearly, action by Democrats is not solely responsible for...

 

Sheriff responds to previous letter

To The Eagle: I go around the county reading safety books to nursery school children and daycares. The kids are given plastic Junior Deputy Badges. Before I pin them over their hearts, I have them raise their hands and take a basic oath that is...

 

We can repair damage at the ballot box

To The Eagle: Surveying the wreckage left in the wake of the bumbling Biden administration (he is at this moment re-creating the fall of Saigon) most of us have concluded that the only way to stop the carnage and start repairs is through the ballot...

 

Democrat Party cause of problems

To The Eagle: Well, gasoline is approaching $5.00 a gallon again and I hope all the people that voted for the Democrats have long trips to work everyday; you've earned it. Why, don't look now, but the Taliban is back in control of Afghanistan so it...

 

We trust medical technology that keeps us healthy

To The Eagle: Over 339 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine were given to 187.2 million people in the U.S. as of July 19, 2021. The vaccines have proven to be safe and effective. Vaccination is happening under the most intensive safety monitoring in...

 

Defund police means bringing accountability

To The Eagle: Any police officer who cries about police reform and the positive changes states like ours are making to policing are part and parcel to the problem. Defund The Police means bringing more accountability to policing and moving functions...

 

Please join the fight to eradicate covid

To The Eagle: The fact that the Covid-19 vaccine saves lives is indisputable. The fact that the Covid-19 vaccine significantly reduces Covid-19 illness severity and hospital admissions is indisputable. The fact that over 99.5 percent of new Covid-19...

 

Welcome to era of The Big Lie

To The Eagle: Though the Covid vaccines were developed in less than a year by using cutting edge MRNA technology, they were submitted to the same rigorous standards of scientific scrutiny, review and testing as all other existing vaccines. Due to...

 

Visitors enjoyed their stay in Cathlamet

To The Eagle: My wife and I most recently had an opportunity to come to the town of Cathlamet, Washington in Wahkiakum County to join in the celebration of marriage of two of the county’s promising local products. We jokingly referred to it as the...

 

Free flow of medical information needed

To The Eagle: We have a family member in California who has been under treatment for latent tuberculosis for the past 15 years and has received conflicting advice from doctors concerning Covid vaccination. Just after the July 4 holiday she was...

 

Plethora of new media on internet

To The Eagle: So now we see what the future holds for our republic; ever increasing violence and dependency for our people. This administration is ruining our very freedoms and the will to resist with lockdowns, collusion with Big Tech with...

 

No objection to affordable housing

To The Eagle: About Bill Coon’s eight tiny homes project, I forgot to mention that he plans to build it all on the left side of the single lane gravel driveway right smack dab in front of the neighbor’s back yard. If you do drive out to see...

 

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