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October 1, 2014

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Letters to the Editor

Promises need to be kept
Sept. 11, 2014
National Grandparents Day was Sunday, and our elected officials can honor older Americans best by helping to protect the earned health care and pension benefits we retirees worked for throughout our careers and which saved companies much cash in salary and wages to allow them to grow to where they are today.
Memories of the late Joan Rivers
Sept. 10, 2014
Joan Rivers was not only my favorite comedienne of all, but she was also one of my favorite talk show hostesses.
Whose will? Not the people’s
Sept. 10, 2014
Apparently, President Barack Obama has decided to delay his latest executive action on immigration amnesty until “after the midterm elections.” This is to delay backlash in the hopes it will give some cover for some Democrat senatorial candidates in close races.
Costs of minimum wage increase
Sept. 10, 2014
What if the SEIU got its way and were able to force a $15-an-hour minimum wage on fast-food restaurants?
Some answer is needed
Sept. 9, 2014
Regarding the letter about passing more laws (“Passing more laws isn’t the answer,” Sept. 2), my question is: Then what is the answer? Before there was mandatory …
Marching in France’s shade
Sept. 9, 2014
Paul Krugman’s article “French leader fails Europe, too” (Aug. 31) is right on point. France has been, is now and probably will in the future be scared to death of …
Help them achieve food security
Sept. 9, 2014
The editorial in the Sun regarding potential mass immigration from drought-stricken Central America raises legitimate alarms. We have the capacity to …
A return to the worst of the worst
Sept. 9, 2014
Years ago, territories such as the Ukraine and a few others could not wait to be free of Russia. They had a very good reason …
Split all states to better our nation
Sept. 8, 2014
We should go much further than splitting California into six states.
A disconnect in education spending
Sept. 8, 2014
In the Wednesday letter “Tax dollars and education,” the writer parrots the liberal canard that taxing and spending is the answer to all problems. He says we need to spend more to educate our children.
Two key programs and conservatives
Sept. 8, 2014
Two government programs kept me out of the poorhouse and off the streets during the Great Recession after the balloon burst in the housing market: Medicare and Social Security.
Team eliminated after only one loss?
Sept. 7, 2014
Am I the only one in town who is upset about the way the Little League World Series turned out?
The rich’s bubble can be penetrated
Sept. 7, 2014
The writer of the Aug. 31 letter “Different views on the U.S. wealth gap” says, “The bubble the rich live in cannot be penetrated.” Horse hockey.
A lawmaker’s interesting choice
Sept. 5, 2014
U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford attended the service in Ferguson, Mo., for Michael Brown, a young black man shot by a white police officer. …
Black men killing other black men
Sept. 5, 2014
In the Aug. 28 article “After funeral, Horsford steps further into spotlight on race,” Rep. Steven Horsford said because of the tragic death of Michael Brown, now is the time for this nation to have a discussion on …

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