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Letter: Read Matthew 25:40-45 and then justify U.S. immigration policy

Mother Teresa”s favorite text in the Bible was Matthew 25 verses 40-45. If you read it you will understand why.

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Letter: American labor rights are on the line and that line keeps getting thinner

During the Great Depression, fifteen million Americans were unemployed and many of the few who did have jobs were exposed to horrific working conditions.

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Letter: When will ‘World’ learn that American is not the enemy?

What I really don’t get, though, is how you are so willing, eager, and able to ignore the fact that for nearly two centuries the United States of America has saved you time and time again, and/or paid for massive improvements in global commerce (e.g., Panama Canal) both regionally and worldwide.

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Letter: The good news is the books were saved

Talk about volunteer service beyond the call of duty. FCML’s Bag-a-Bargain book sale was off to a great start last Saturday. Suddenly, a fierce wind converged on the Clark Memorial Clubhouse. The blue sky turned dark. Rain came in alternating light and heavy batches.

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Letter: We should not have to bypass VVMC for emergency needs

Talking with others in the community about my experience, I learned they choose not to go to VVMC but to go the distance to Flagstaff or Phoenix hospitals.

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Letter: There must be a better solution to recycling problem in Camp Verde

As a Camp Verde resident for over 20 years, I do not have much to complain about. I love this town and its people.

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Letter: You are your own keeper; your brother is somewhere else

Well, what do you know? My Saturday, June 30 issue of the Wall Street Journal tells me that five people were killed and a dozen others were wounded by a man with a 12-gauge shot gun. The location, a newspaper office in Laurel Maryland.

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Letter: What has become of integrity of our Constitutional process?

Those of us who were born after the end of WWII and before 1956, give or take, remember the civil unrest over the Vietnam War. Protests were everywhere, it seemed, and as the war raged on they grew ever more frequent, populated, and even violent.

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Letter: The problem with assumptions is that they are not always correct

On June 27, my angry letter, in which I accused the Camp Verde Town Council of making poor decisions about the town’s finances and priorities relating to the disappearance of our Camp Verde recycling center in the Bashas’ parking lot, was published in both the Bugle and Verde Independent papers.

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Letter: Why don’t you just hire the guy who’s already doing the job?

I have a novel idea. Why don’t we save a lot of time and money, and just give the job to the guy who’s already doing it, and doing it well, according to our town manager?

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Letter: Tired of paying tax to Yavapai College and get nothing in return

I have been paying property taxes to Yavapai College now for 40 years. Why in the world do they continually raise taxes in our neck of the woods, and provide less services?

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Letter: Whatever happened to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness?

The federal government has traumatized all these children by removing them from their families. This is not only wrong, but heinous, inhumane and downright cruel.

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Letter: It’s time to outlaw ‘dirty money’ in Arizona politics

To all that are tired of allowing secret money to influence our Arizona elections, be sure to sign the Outlaw Dirty Money petition.

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Letter: Recycling a necessary, essential service for any community

Yesterday I went to recycle to find the recycling option disappeared from its location in the Bashas’ parking lot.

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Letter: The full story about America’s beacon of freedom

While viewing the Statue of Liberty with her daughter, your June 22 editorial cartoon mother wonders, “What do I tell her this means?“ That’s a good question, but I wonder if the cartoonist knows the real answer.

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Letter: Cottonwood police, fire prompt, courteous, knowledgeable

I would like to give kudos and my most heartfelt thanks to the exceptional members of the Cottonwood fire and police departments, who are a remarkable band of helpers.

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Letter: Mudslinging tactics demeaning, dishonest, disgraceful

In response to candidate Michael Mathews outrageous accusations against me (June 22 Verde Independent), he is beginning to sound like a broken record.

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Letter: Big Chino Pumped Storage Project a direct threat to Verde River

Your water source is threatened by the proposed Big Chino Pumped Storage Project.

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Letter: Petition drive is call for election, not voice of support for consolidation

Regarding your story by Bill Helm in Wednesday’s paper (June 6, 2018) “Consolidation group submits petitions to county school superintendent,” I take exception to his first sentence and felt compelled to speak out.

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Letter: Thanks to all who made Verde Valley Wine Festival a great success

The organizers of the Verde Valley Wine Festival would like to issue a huge THANK YOU to all of the volunteers, vendors, attendees, media partners and sponsors who helped make this year’s Verde Valley Wine Festival a SOLD OUT event.

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Letter: Thank you to our favorite school, American Heritage Academy

We moved to Arizona for health reasons, but we chose Cottonwood for the school, for the educational opportunities that we didn’t have back home.

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Letter: Six smacks of folly, false pride, and lack of creativity

As the Camp Verde Sports Complex takes shape I wonder if I’m the only person who questions the need for six baseball diamonds in the same place.

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Letter: Community support fueled event’s success

Because of your community’s support and the generosity of local businesses, a tremendous amount of children will now know a Big Brother, Big Sister, Couple or Family Match through the Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters Big Swing Golf Tournament held Friday, May 18, at Seven Canyons.

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Letter: Is it the Constitution or the flag and anthem?

In my research, I found that the flag of US was first displayed in 1777. That is early. The Constitution was ratified in 1789.

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Letter: Hats off to volunteers from Vineyard Christian Fellowship

I would like to thank the Vineyard Christian Fellowship Church for the eight years of Road cleanup on Broadway in Clarkdale.

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