[The letters from two local progressive worthies appeared in the 24nov17 Union. They are published here as a part of the public service component of RR. My commentaries on the liberal mind pale when compared to the real things. You really can’t make this stuff up. gjr]
When will the 300 million Americans take a stand against these few hundred GOP House and Senate politicians who continue to block any meaningful gun control?
How many more children, students, family and friends have to die at the hands of guns?
A few hundred Republican politicians are holding the American population hostage to a NRA mandate. Are you going to take action only after your sons and daughters and loved ones lay buried six feet under the ground?
Ban weapons of war from our streets and throw the Republican politicians out of office in 2018.
Ron Lowe, Nevada City
It's quite clear to me that those pressing for "non-sanctuary" status for Nevada County live in a bubble narrated by Rush Limbaugh, Fox News, and other right-wing extremists.
I suggest that they broaden their horizons.
I know some of these folks and I know that they have no firsthand knowledge of the ambitions of immigrants. Said immigrants are keenly interested in participating fully in the American experience. Their biggest obstacles are bigoted attitudes regarding brown skins and foreign accents.
Multiculturalism is a beautiful thing. Get a passport and learn a little something for yourself.
The only agenda I see here is fear everything non-white, stoked by inexperience, ignorance, and bigotry.
Jon Peck, Grass Valley