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Democrats are not Pro-Life


To the Editor: I would like to respond to Rev. Robert Streveler’s opinion published in the Feb. 26, 2020, Record Review.

Nancy Pelosi is a Roman Catholic who has repeatedly voted to uphold partial-birth abortion, who has voted against parental notification when minor children seek abortion and who has shown no concern for the rights of the innocent unborn.

Pelosi is pro LGBTQ. Along this same line, Pelosi refused to denounce a hateful anti-Christian ad.

Lastly, in 1999, Pelosi voted against displaying the Ten Commandments in public buildings, including schools. Rev. Streveler, please advise how Nancy Pelosi’s above actions are right for American people and congruent with her Roman Catholic religion? More importantly, please share how you, as a retired priest of the Roman Catholic Church, can support Democrats who are obviously against the foundation of Catholicism?

As a practicing Catholic, I vote for respective candidates who align with my religious views. As such, I will never vote for anyone who is pro-abortion [Democrats] and anti-Christianity. Jenny Nowak Marathon

To the Editor: In President Trump’s State of the Union address, he touted United States oil and natural gas production. While that’s great for oil companies, farmers in the ethanol industry are getting the short end of the stick.

Wisconsin is the nation’s eighthlargest ethanol producer, and the industry supports over 30,000 families of grain producers, haulers and refiners across the state. Unfortunately, due to this administration’s careless granting of Small Refinery Exemptions (SREs), large oil corporations like Chevron and Exxon can bypass blending ethanol into their fuel as required by the Renewable Fuel Standard.

Ethanol is one of the few renewable fuels that can be used in just about any car on the road. Continuing to exempt ethanol not only hurts Wisconsin farmers but increases our carbon footprint.

A few weeks ago, the U.S. 10th Circuit Court ruled against some exemptions to massive oil corporations. It is now time for the Trump administration to follow the rule of law and stay true to homegrown biofuels. The next growing season will be critical to grain producers across the nation.

Ben Augustine Sheldon

To the Editor: One: President Trump gutted the Environmental Protection Agency.

He ended clean water and clean air oversight. That allows corporations to pollute and leaves the clean-up costs to the taxpayers. That is a con, leaving the taxpayers with a bill.

Two: Trump reduces corporate taxes. No taxes increase corporate profits and also leads to gains in the stock market. Ninety-one of the Fortune 500 companies pay zero taxes. That is another con, leaving the taxpayers to pick up the slack of the corporations.

Three: President Trump continues to increase the national debt by trillions. That keeps the military-industrial complex and other government-funded corporations running at taxpayer expense.

Again, the bill is on the taxpayers.

Trump’s economy is a dirty economy built on tax injustice, short-term greed and corruption. It is good for the 1 percent but nobody else.

How long will the false economy continue? God knows. Daniel Holzman Baraboo