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A little history and a tribute to military veterans

Veterans Day, observed annually on Nov. 11, is a tribute to military veterans who have served in the U.S. armed forces. It is not to be confused with Memorial Day, which honors those who died while in service. Veterans Day honors all military veterans, including those still with us.

Response to Gary Hooser

Mr. Gary Hooser in response to your opinion editorial “Policy and Politics” and to all other Democratic Socialist Progressives, your ideology is far Left of Center and is truly not considered Centrist. Your unique attempt to move your “Goal Posts” further Left is admirable and a failure.

On Jan. 20, things change dramatically for Trump

In spite of relentless voter suppression forced into place by Republicans, including the deliberate sabotage of the U.S. Postal Service, (by the soon-to-be-unemployed Postmaster General Louis DeJoy), President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris will have received about five million more votes than Donald Trump when the counting is over.

New virus cases likely the tip of the iceberg

The story about the visitor to Kauaʻi who tested negative twice—on the pretravel test and the voluntary post-arrival COVID test—but then turned positive days later (TGI 10/29) was not unexpected. It was predictable.

Letters for Sunday, November 1, 2020

• Let’s see who shows up • Voter fraud a possibility here • Florida results may help predict Tuesday’s winner • Civility begins at home • Some ideas for the undecided voter

My mask can protect me and you

This wonderful little bubble of safety they we have felt on Kaua‘i is over for now. We are all dealing again with the heightened awareness of the real risk of becoming infected and bringing the virus home to our families. This column is not about how we should have opened with at least two tests and a shorter quarantine. It is about how do we make the best of the situation we are facing.

Nov. 3 – Anger, Angst, and Apprehension

This time next week it will all be over. At least I hope and pray that is the case, and that the Biden/Harris ticket win’s by a landslide. Anything less than a decisive victory in both the popular vote and the electoral college will result in a contentious and potentially very dangerous, hot mess.