Human Rights Fight

(February 23, 2017) Editor: Mayor Jager and Councilmember Brady's bizarre resistance to a simple affirmation of support and equality for Eureka residents of all races, religions, and sexual orientations ("Passive Resistance," Feb. 16)...

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Judge Not

(February 23, 2017) Editor: Kudos to the California Attorney General's Office for its decision not to pursue criminal charges against two of Humboldt County's Superior Court judges ("NCJ Daily," Feb. 9). The AG's...

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Economic Triage

(February 23, 2017) Editor: I'm pleased to see a possible return of a desperately needed nursing program ("Partnership, Stat," Feb. 9). Easy to blame College of the Redwoods and Humboldt State University for...

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Checks and Balances

(February 23, 2017) Editor: This week I was listening to a phone-in radio program and a woman from Florida was all worked up about how the courts could dare to overrule President (gulp)...

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Vision Check

(February 23, 2017) Editor: Growing up in a union middle class family, the working people and their families of our city voted strictly Democrat. The Republicans were the business owners, the elite and...

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Offensive Defense

(February 23, 2017) Editor: Re: Thadeus Greenson's Feb. 9 NCJ article, "Why Some Feel the Deck was Stacked for the Prosecution in HumCo's Public Defender Hiring." I am very concerned about the selection...

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Confirmation Bias

(February 16, 2017) Editor: In his letter ("Mailbox," Feb. 9), Rick Brennan credits Sen. Jeff Sessions with saying that two-thirds of the people convicted of terror attacks since 2001 were immigrants? Clearly, that's...

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Horses Heal Humans

(February 16, 2017) Editor: Many of us have witnessed firsthand the incredible value that horses have added to the lives of humans ("Wild," Feb. 2). Without doubt, horses have contributed more to the...

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'Go Fly a Kite'

(February 16, 2017) Editor: "Was Humboldt County's public defender hiring slanted toward the prosecution?" reads your recent article (Feb. 9). Of course, is my answer. Government employees have no oversight. This is...

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Foresight and Part Timers

(February 9, 2017) Editor: First, Uri Driscol says that "... planning on horizons 50 to 100 years in advance is unprecedented" ("Humboldt Harbor: The Heart of our Community," Jan 19). What? Businesses used to...

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Make America Safe Again

(February 9, 2017) Editor: So diversity or security? Please pay attention to the refugee crisis in Europe. Terrorists using trucks to "mow down people like grass" per terrorist instructions. A Turkish "security" guard...

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The Alt Fact Trap

(February 9, 2017) Editor: In her piece, "Unfactoids" (Jan. 26), Marcy Bustiner has inadvertently fallen right into the "alternative fact" trap. In her attempt to proffer a response to the "alternative facts" of...

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Vote Burke

(February 9, 2017) Editor: As a voting McKinleyville resident, I enthusiastically support Mary Burke for our new board member of the McKinleyville Community Service District (MCSD) Board of Directors. I am a retired business woman...

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'Dick Move'

(February 9, 2017) Editor: I think wearing "pussy ear" caps is a dick move, not to get too wrapped up in mixed metaphor here ("Largest March in Eureka History," Jan. 21). They look...

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Schutt It

(February 2, 2017) Editor: In John Schutt's Guest Views ("My Hope," Jan. 26, 2017), he leads his column with, "...what stood out to me was the level of flat-out lies thrown back and...

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(February 2, 2017) Editor: I would like to thank Peri Escarda for her article, "I Remain Unbroken," in the Jan. 26 Journal. It read like a short story that was so heartwarming, it...

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Recent Comments

  • Re: Human Rights Fight

    • Richard D. Brown is coming from a place of white male privilege in his comment…

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