After writing Letters to the Editor and giving public comment, Marcia Mansaray traveled across the country to inform public health professionals about how she used her position to push back against elected county commissioners who oversee the Health Department.
“Many on the political left have pushed the lie that conservatives ‘distrust public health.’ It isn’t public health policy that we have come to distrust, but rather how it is used by the Left to cloak their partisan agenda.” —Representative Jim Banks, Indiana’s 3rd Congressional District
From its inception at the end of 2018 to its demise in 2023, the estimated cost of the DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) Department was just over $1.1 million. So, just what impact did the DEI Department have on mental health, suicide rates, and the county’s racial make-up? Does its abolition put citizens at risk? Should residents worry now that Ottawa County dissolved its DEI Department? The political left says, “Yes.”
“The County will not stand for any attempts by the Department of Public Health to cut essential programs unnecessarily, for political spectacle or media theatrics. The families who are served by the Department of Public Health deserve better, and will not be political pawns.” —Ottawa County Press Release, August 28, 2023
Is the Holland Sentinel a credible news source? “At the Sentinel, we are committed to upholding the highest standards of integrity in journalism. Our credibility is what makes our readers trust us and the content we publish.” — The Holland Sentinel’s Transparency Guidelines In reality, the Holland Sentinel and Editor Sarah Leach have set up their artillery to fire on conservative Christians who are standing for liberty.
Selling high-priced candy, subs sandwiches, coffee cards, and wrapping paper for school are no longer the fundraisers of choice. The GV Men’s Volleyball team pulled out all the stops this year to make sure their bus could make it to Kansas for nationals.
Sending your kids off to college is such an exciting, yet terrifying time. As parents, you do the best you can to create a solid foundation for your kids to stand on. You expect them to do and see things that they may not be prepared for. But did you expect those things to be brought to your students via the local health department in the form of a kinky Sex Ed Week? [Contains explicit content.]
The story of Ruth Crowe was showcased in an extensive article on the front page of the Holland Sentinel on February 27, 2023, alleging wrongdoing on the part of Allendale Public Schools board members, and adding to the Sentinel’s never-ending list of grievances against Ottawa Impact. But what exactly are the facts?
Well, that didn’t take long. Barely thirty days in office and Commissioner Jacob Bonnema had already lost his way. There were hints here and there, but it seems as though Mr. Bonnema has completely abandoned his constituents and those who supported him. As an Ottawa Impact candidate, Mr. Bonnema signed a contract with the citizens of Ottawa County.