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Issue Date: June 27, 2019

Editor:



There is no keeping up to the insanity of the Democrats, good old Bernie and company want to equal the economic playing field for everyone with his democratic-socialist agenda. I'm with ya Bern. How about Congress taking a cut in pay from their $200,000 a year for life pay and buying their own insurance for starters. I'm sure he would be willing to give one of his houses to charity and Nancy Pelosi would gladly give up some of her $90 million to the needy.

The plan now is to pay reparation to descendants of slaves. I'm all for that too, as long as the guilty party does the paying and that would be the Democratic party, since democrats were the slave owners, and the ones who kept blacks out of white schools until the Republicans passed the Civil Rights Act in 1964, despite 48 hours of filibustering by Democrats to block it.

One of newest members of the House of Representatives, and most vocal, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, college graduate, bartender, now House member has got a handle on the whole situation. First we get rid of white cauliflower because it's racist. Then we eliminate cows, cars and planes and anything that uses fossil fuel with only trains for transportation that will run on a mystery fuel yet to be determined.

Democrats are cool, they're hip, flawless and love to spend other peoples money to save the world.



Respectfully,

Robert Davis





To the Editor:



If your ancestors lived in the Marinette area and had the last names of Behnke, Keller, Rettke, Schmitt, Kamin, Sengstock, Haboeck, Hansen, Walk, Zander, Young, Behrendt, Paschke, or Wolfe there is probably a good chance they were members of Friedens Evangelical Church. In 1937 our German name "Freidens" was changed to the English "Peace," and in 1957 as our denomination expanded we became Peace United Church of Christ.

We have been "the friendly church on the corner" of Tenth Street and Elizabeth Avenue in Marinette since July 1, 1894. We invite everyone to enjoy our 125th Anniversary celebration on June 29 and 30.

If you enjoy history, join us on Saturday for the story of our church that begins at 4 pm. If you would like to hear some Barbershop singing, The Menominee River Chorus will start at 6:15 pm. For those lovers of organ music, our pipe organ will fill our sanctuary with organ classics by renowned organist, Don VerKuien at 7 pm. Come to any or all of the festivities.

On Sunday, we will have a very special rededication worship service starting at 3 pm with guest minister, Rev. Franz Rigert delivering the sermon. Rev. Rigert is the leader of our denomination in Wisconsin and is a remarkable speaker.

So join us this weekend; come to reconnect to your family's roots, or come to enjoy the open and welcoming spirit that has shared our community's history for 125 years! All are invited, all are welcome!



Rev. Linda Forray


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