(Re: “War on corporate America is parochial, political,” April 28, 2016) ... I have been witness to and, as a stock holder, been party to what Wall Street does to small communities all over America.

And, surely, you have seen it in the Ripon area.

Fabrico was bought out by a Wall Street deal maker. The list of customers, the methods of production, and machinery left Green Lake. Jobs were lost, and values on employee-level housing went down.

The same was true of Advertisers, and now, Ripon Cookie.

Wall Street is economic greed.

... You confuse local economic well being with Wall Street ...

— Allan Mortenson

360 Ardmore Ave.

To read the entire letter, including who Adela thanks for making her time in Ripon so special, see the May 12, 2016 edition of The Ripon Commonwealth Press.

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