Letters to the Saddlebag Notes

After reviewing a long-standing policy prohibiting Letters to the Editor, the Saddlebag Notes staff has decided to create a space for resident commentary both in print and on the website. Due … Read more

Most of us don’t like speed bumps, but many of us like to go too fast. There is a way to eliminate the need for more speed humps which disrupt a smooth drive, potentially damage vehicles, and … Read more

SaddleBrooke has a brand-new public forum for opinions, discussions, and observations. For the first time SaddleBrooke residents can submit Letters to the Editor potentially for publication mo… Read more

Letters to the Arizona Daily Star

Senator McSally is silent about Trump’s overt racism and xenophobia; silent about his attacks on Congresswomen and Congressmen of color; silent about his horrendous immigration policies affect… Read more

A recent letter writer expressed her disgust with those who believe that "Trump (is) causing hate and dividing the country" because that means those who support him are guilty of the same by a… Read more

Trumpism isn’t racism. It’s the fundamental belief that the worth of an individual is defined by his/her financial success. The rich are winners and the poor are losers. Ethnicity, race and re… Read more

Today the president read a carefully written speech that contained many heretofore missing thoughts on racism, bigotry and gun laws. I listened closely to the words. These should have been utt… Read more

Today on TV I heard the term "Moscow Mitch" used to describe the demonic Mitch McConnell after he blocked a bipartisan effort to beef up the security of our elections in 2020. How very apt. Wi… Read more