Letters to the Editor
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Many didn’t rejoice in Donald Trump’s election. They’re quick to point out the majority choice. But we live under a constitution designed to protect the rights of people in individual states, … more
I am a liberal, but not a “snowflake.” I attended the march in Seattle out of genuine concern that many minorities, people of color and women will all face serious setbacks in basic rights under … more
Raise your hand if you got a flu shot this season. Raise your hand if you proceeded to get the flu or “flu-like symptoms.” If your hand is up and you were required by terms of employment to get … more
I am a subscriber to The Leader for several reasons. The paper is an entertaining source of local news and progressive ideology. The Jan. 18 edition alerted me to the Women’s March on Jan. 25 and … more
I was very disappointed to learn that the City Council had decided that Port Townsend will not join other Washington state municipalities in declaring itself a Sanctuary City. I would like to live … more
Even if it took me awhile to finally sit down and write this letter, I noticed right away, back in December, that Paula McDonald retired from Safeway. I’ve been a resident of Port Townsend for … more
On a Jefferson Transit bus I picked up a flier titled “How are we doing? Jefferson Transit welcomes your suggestions, opinions and comments.” The population of Jefferson County is … more
Each of the women I admire have an inner core of strength and resourcefulness. These virtues keep each of us faithful to our authentic selves. In spite of hardships, loss and disappointments, most of … more
Women with an ‘x’ Port Townsend’s Womxn’s March on Jan. 21, which drew an estimated 1,000 people, was in conjunction with the Womxn’s March in Seattle. The “x” in the word “women” … more
Jan. 21, 2017 – what an amazing day it was here in Port Townsend. Hundreds gathered in solidarity with millions worldwide to march for love. I’d expected to be part of a few dozen at our little … more
As a relatively young person, I have not lived through many election cycles. The first one that I can remember is the election of Obama in 2008, and how happy my family was that he had won. Though … more
When I saw an elderly woman (my age) racing down the sidewalk using a three-wheeled walker, I knew I had to have one. I was using a four-wheeled walker on loan from ECHHO, but it was too heavy for me … more
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