In defense of the doctor Thank
you Northern Express and writer, Patrick Sullivan, for covering the
story about Dr. Ed Harwell (who was charged with a felony for
prescribing medical marijuana - ed.). I find this situation deeply
disturbing. Having been in the health care industry since 1990, and an
avid researcher, I’d like to share my ideas...
Saber-rattling in Korea I
have been watching this North Korean thing and being a Vietnam combat
vet, I'm appalled as to what is going on in this world. North Korea is
looking for recognition by the USA and the world, yet without diplomacy
coming for the West how can North Korea achieve this? Rattle the saber
and let the news media go crazy with it, again waving the flag and
calling to arms so more of our kids and friends will die...
Offended and shocked I
am writing to you about the cover of your March 25-31 edition for “The
Best of Northern Michigan.” The picture on the cover depicts a
cartoon-like drawing of two women dressed is cheerleaders in skimpy
push-up bras, boots and shorts that do not cover their buttocks. They
are holding pompoms and smiling as they stand at each side of a sign...
Beware lawn chemicals Most
people look forward to spring and summer. I kind of dread it because
that means the lawn companies will be coming out to spray thousands of
lawns (our downtowns too) with toxic, unnecessary chemicals, exposing
our children and animals...
Recycle fracking fluids The
most disagreeable aspect of hydraulic fracturing has to be the
incredible pollution and waste of billions of gallons of fresh
groundwater which is then pumped back into the ground to haunt, and
possibly poison future generations...
Skimming funds What is next at Brown Bridge Quiet Area? Hydraulic
fracturing? Last night, Traverse City Mayor Michael Estes put his toe
in the polluted water to remove monies from the Brown Bridge Quiet Area