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LETTER: Inflation is going down?

As I look at the rate of inflation month by month, year over year, from February 2017 through January 2021, it appears to never have surpassed 2.6 percent. As I look at the same data since then, it appears to never have been less than 2.7 percent and often has been three times higher.

Locally, we’ve seen gasoline at $5.25 compared to $2.39 back then, and eggs are now $7 a dozen compared to $ 1.29.

We have certain politicians in Washington telling us that last month’s inflation rate of 6.5 percent means it’s going down. Hello?

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LETTER: Democrats imposed higher utility costs

Noticeably absent from your Friday article about the increasing utility costs is any mention of the new taxes imposed by our Democratic-controlled government.

LETTER: Here’s how to fix the police

Rep. Steven Horsford is naïve to think that President Joe Biden and a dysfunctional Congress can do anything to stop a tiny number of rogue cops from doing evil things.

LETTER: Time to burst China’s balloon

Kudos to our side for a measured, safe handling of last week’s suspected China spy balloon incident.

LETTER: Criminals won’t obey gun laws

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is seeking to limit where concealed weapons can be carried in his state.

LETTER: There’s no justification for this police beating

In response to Kenneth Braun’s Thursday letter (“Gas on fire”) justifying the actions of the Memphis police officers when they recently beat a young man to death