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by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Feb 18, 2011 1:41 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: State Budget, State Workers
Replies: 143
Views: 52448

Re: State Budget, State Workers

Please share this with everyone you can think of who might want to go down to Madison to show our support of our Governor and GOP legislature. I would recommend taking the bus rather than driving down because the city is so full of people you might not find your group and you would be lost in the se...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Feb 14, 2011 5:34 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: State Budget, State Workers
Replies: 143
Views: 52448

Re: State Budget

AFP-Wisconsin Needs You! Please join us in Madison for a public hearing on Tuesday, February 15th at 10:00 AM to support Governor Walker’s Budget Repair Bill. Thousands of other government employees will be attending this hearing, rejecting Governor Walker's plan to have public employees pay their f...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Feb 14, 2011 5:30 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: State Budget, State Workers
Replies: 143
Views: 52448

Re: State Budget

This letter came too late to be published in the Feb. 15, 2011, Tomahawk Leader: Dear business owners of Tomahawk, if you think the ecomomy is improving or it will just around the corner, think again. Governor Walker is proposing a 13% negative change to State Employees paychecks. How will this impa...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Feb 14, 2011 5:29 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: State Budget, State Workers
Replies: 143
Views: 52448

State Budget, State Workers

A Letter to the Editor in the Feb. 15, 2011, Tomahawk Leader: Governor Walker Fails to Give the Complete Story Dear Editor,On February 11, when Governor Walker shared his budget repair bill, he stated that asking public employees to pay more for their pension and health care were modest, reasonable ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Jan 12, 2011 11:19 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Problems not fault of state workers
Replies: 2
Views: 12913

Problems not fault of state workers

A letter in the Jan. 11, 2011, Tomahawk Leader: Dear Editor, “We can no longer live in a society where Public Employees are the ‘Haves’ and taxpayers who foot the bills are the ‘Have Nots.’” -Governor-elect, Scott Walker The staggering arrogance of this statement amazes me. That an elected official ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Jan 12, 2011 11:18 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Changing misperceptions …
Replies: 0
Views: 4525

Changing misperceptions …

A letter in the Jan. 11, 2011, Tomahawk Leader: To The Leader: The Lincoln County Drug Free Coalition, along with the Tomahawk School District, will officially be kicking off a Social Norms marketing campaign in the Tomahawk community during the month of February, 2011. The campaign, along with the ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Nov 23, 2010 5:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Full body scans at airports
Replies: 5
Views: 3815

Full body scans at airports

The implementation of full body scans and pat downs by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) as part of security enhancements at our nation's airports will cause 48% of Americans and 42% of more frequent fliers to choose a different mode of transportation when possible, a recent Zogby Int...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Oct 05, 2010 6:09 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Political calls intrude
Replies: 6
Views: 4914

Political calls intrude

A Letter to the Editor in the Oct. 5, 2010, Tomahawk Leader Dear Readers: I, as many others, am very tired of all the recorded ads polluting our phones with nothing but negative political messages. These calls are received at the most inopportune times, at dinner or evening leisure times. I received...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Oct 05, 2010 6:08 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Enjoy the benefits
Replies: 0
Views: 4183

Enjoy the benefits

A Letter in the Oct. 5, 2010, Tomahawk Leader: Dear Editor: In this day and age, I believe all of us unintentionally take the beauty and uniqueness of our water resources for granted. With the improvements in infrastructure and transportation, along with the continued advancements in technology, we ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Sep 29, 2010 5:08 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Reaper of tax dollars
Replies: 4
Views: 3741

Reaper of tax dollars

A Letter to the Editor in the Sept. 28, 2010, Tomahawk Leader: Elizabeth Burmaster, the Madison idiot that is now running Nicolet College in Rhinelander, is the one that started all of that stuff with the name of Tomahawk Hatchets. This arrogant reaper of tax dollars doesn't even know that a hatchet...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Sep 29, 2010 5:07 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Vote for Jay
Replies: 0
Views: 4194

Vote for Jay

A Letter in the Sept. 28, 2010, Tomahawk Leader: We in Lincoln County celebrated Labor Day in a big way! This is a county of hard working people who over the years have had to fight for living wages, health insurance, job safety and respect for workers. That’s why we’re endorsing Jay Schmelling for ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Sep 29, 2010 5:06 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Inconvenient, not tragic
Replies: 0
Views: 10565

Inconvenient, not tragic

While we’ve learned to not often be surprised anymore, we do seriously doubt that there is anyone in the Tomahawk area by now who is not aware that the Fourth Street/Veterans Memorial Bridge will be demolished beginning next week and replaced. The process will take nearly a year, during which time N...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Sep 10, 2010 9:02 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: We are …. different
Replies: 1
Views: 2297

We are …. different

A Letter to the Editor in the Sept. 7, 2010, Tomahawk Leader Dear Editorial Staff, The Tomahawk Leader: I was shocked and surprised that Mr. Lawrence Tobin, Editor, Author and Publisher should vent his spleen on the Madison Bike Rider as a class. We have a hard time. We can not ride on the freeway l...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Sep 10, 2010 9:00 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Get off OPEC oil
Replies: 0
Views: 4111

Get off OPEC oil

A letter in the Tomahawk Leader: While running for office, President Obama promised that if elected, he would get us off OPEC oil within 10 years. Two years are gone and we still don’t have a plan. In fact, there is some evidence that we’re going in the wrong direction. In July 2010, we imported 388...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:57 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Human growth curriculum
Replies: 0
Views: 4046

Human growth curriculum

Dear Community Members: Over the last several weeks, much attention has been paid to the recent efforts of the district’s Human Growth and Development Advisory Committee. This letter provides some additional information about the committee’s purpose and its work to date. The Human Growth and Develop...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:55 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Appears otherwise
Replies: 1
Views: 2362

Appears otherwise

A letter to the editor in the Tomahawk Leader: Here is some interesting data from the Milwaukee Journal of 8/15/2010 that will demoralize all those who claim undocumented workers receive Social Security benefits without ever paying in. Quote: “The Social Security Administration takes in $50 billion ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:54 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Election letters
Replies: 8
Views: 4452

Re: Election letters

Lincoln County citizens, As campaign signs are emerging on lawns and private property of candidate supporters. You may not gain much insight as to who these candidates are and what they stand for, if you don’t already know them. I support Jeff Jaeger for sheriff both personally and professionally an...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:53 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Election letters
Replies: 8
Views: 4452

Re: Election letters

Dear Editor: In 2008 we supported Tom Tiffany when he ran for State Senate. The main reason we supported him was his call for fiscal responsibility in Madison. Like us, a majority of the voters in Lincoln County also voted for Tom in 2008. Tom would have never voted for the “Harley tax” or stuck us ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:52 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Election letters
Replies: 8
Views: 4452

Re: Election letters

As election time draws near I notice numerous signs popping up throughout the community. I have taken interest in one position in particular and that is for the Lincoln County sheriff. Sheriff Jeff Jaeger has been a positive influence on his office and the community as a whole. He has dedicated the ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:50 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Election letters
Replies: 8
Views: 4452

Re: Election letters

Even though you have only one vote this fall to show your preference for state assembly it is still a very important vote. Our state, like many others, is in a financial bind due to decreased revenues which is a direct result of our stagnant economy. The unwillingness of our legislators to set prior...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:50 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Election letters
Replies: 8
Views: 4452

Re: Election letters

Dear Editor, William A Ward said, “Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.” This statement is a description of what it takes to lead. It takes discipline and a plan of action against the status quo. This is...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:49 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Election letters
Replies: 8
Views: 4452

Re: Election letters

Dear Editor: As a locally elected official, I want a state representative that understands the concerns of local government. That is why I am actively supporting Tom Tiffany to represent us in the state legislature. Over the last year a group of us towns, including the Town of Little Rice where Tiff...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:48 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Election letters
Replies: 8
Views: 4452

Re: Election letters

To the people of the 35th district: Thank you for the opportunity to represent the 35th district to the State Assembly. It has been a wonderful experience full of challenges and opportunities for personal growth. Over the last ten years I have certainly learned a lot about how our state government w...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:47 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Election letters
Replies: 8
Views: 4452

Re: Election letters

To the Editor: We have two very good candidates for the 35th District of the State Assembly. The following reasons make me feel that Tom Tiffany is a superior caliber candidate for that office. Consider his dedication as a local small business owner. As a town board member and businessman he has dea...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:47 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Election letters
Replies: 8
Views: 4452

Election letters

I would like to take this opportunity to let you know about your sheriff. Jeff Jaeger was born and raised in Lincoln County and has spent his entire life here working and raising his family. He and his wife Tracey operate a small farm developed to the care of rescued and abused horses. He is a very ...

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