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The Opinion Page is your place to spout off. This section contains letters to the editor, longer My Shot opinion pieces, obituaries, and Mike English’s award-winning Shine On comics. Submit your opinion to editors@moonshineink.com.

Rep. Tom McClintock’s Dubious ‘Plan’ to Address Climate Change

In his opinion piece in the March edition of Moonshine Ink, Rep. McClintock uses irrelevant snippets of science to justify inaction on climate change. He avoids the relevant science, which invariably highlights the urgency of taking action.

Hardship for Parents; This Makes Me So Happy

In response to opinion piece, We Need Later Start Times Hardship for Parents I do not think elementary school working parents should take on the burden...

Meanwhile, at 1:30 AM on Donner Pass

Illustrator Mike English’s cartoons comment on life and politics in Tahoe/Truckee.

A Climate for Change

Sure, I’d rather ski with my friends than call my congressperson, but guess what? You can do both!

The Tai Chi of Shoveling

Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water, (and shovel). After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water, (and shovel). Here’s how you save your back through it all.

The Score Just In … Physics 1, Tires 0

Illustrator Mike English’s cartoons comment on life and politics in Tahoe/Truckee.

The Age of Activism

Too many pivotal movements are being left in the rearview mirror of the news cycle before they gain enough momentum to make a difference, let’s stay the course.

The Climate, It Is a-Changin’

Moonshine Ink hit the streets to ask locals how they have been affected by climate change and in what ways they might be preparing for the future. 

The Sky’s Not Falling

There are many ways to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and adapt to our changing climate that are desirable in themselves, quite apart from the debate over the causes of the Modern Warm Period.

Opposing the Tahoe City Cross-Country Lodge; Props on Shedding Proper Info

Opposition to the planned cross-country ski lodge in Tahoe City continues; props on props; and back in the grocery aisle

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