In last week’s (newspaper), Jim Zachary made a fine and impassioned case for local print media. The accompanying cartoon, however, cast Mr. Zachary’s article into a questionable level of hyperbole. The notion that the Freedom of the Press is the “listed first because it’s most important” breaks down against two facts, one obscure, the other obvious.
Letters to the Editor
The (St. James) City Council voted to submit to the voters Proposition A on November 5. The legal language states the revenue will be used for the operation and improvement of the No-Kill animal shelter that we have in St. James. This is the only no-kill shelter in the area.
The St. James Chamber of Commerce fully supports the passage of Proposition A, the proposed use tax. Use tax is the application of the local sales tax rate on purchases made out-of-state, particularly from internet and online purchases.
I read with interest the article about Mr. and Mrs. Recklein in the September 19 issue of the Cuba Free Press.
The beautiful brick building on the corner of Smith and School Street is the library in memory of Mrs. Recklein. The building was built on lots that the high school students in warm weather played sports on.
Another election is approaching with another national campaign season and election soon to follow. The population seems to be unaware of the decline of democracy and the corruption within our system at all levels of government.