Letters to the Editor
We are at a crossroad in America today, facing two detrimental issues that will change the course of our homeland, irreversibly, if not stopped and corrected. Election Fraud and Censorship.
Threshold Point. On June 8, 2020, it was nine (9) weeks, (63 days or 1,512 hours) since Zach Gifford was killed on April 9. In most jurisdictions there’s a window of two-days (48-hours) to solve homicides.
Back in the day, as we ran investigations, especially “high profile” cases, our agency Public Information Officer [P.I.O.] would release regular updates to let the public know we were still on it, although new details were often withheld to protect the evolving case. We called it “full disclosure,” now it’s “being transparent.
After a series of conversations that began several years ago with the staff at the Independent and our suggestion that he share his perspective with readers, Linly Stum has (finally) decided to put his thoughts on paper for others to consider.
I published this column over 30 years ago when Eads School District had received numerous academic recognitions. I came across it the other day and thought it was still as true today as it was then.