Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Readers weigh in on stoplights, equal pay and bigotry

June 30, 2016: I was told recently that the city manager, mayor and City Council representatives, including council members Katheryn Shields and Jolie Justice, have decided to ignore the expressed needs for safety represented in the stoplights at 49th and Main streets. The whims of developers supersede those of the neighbors.

Letters to the Editor

Readers share thoughts on politicians, Brexit, KCI

June 28, 2016: Both parties are making me feel more comfortable about spending more money for a bigger military, for more help for the poor and jobless and for free tuition and health care, because they must have received visions of a great money source and they just don’t want to tell us until just before the election.

Letters to the Editor

Readers react to NRA, worldwide greed, Orlando tragedy

June 16, 2016: President George H.W. Bush was a trusted, honorable man capable of peacefully winding down the Cold War. Although not totally within his control, the campaign advertisement with the infamous Willie Horton clip during Bush’s 1988 GOP presidential contest against Democrat Michael Dukakis somewhat tarnishes Bush’s record on civil rights.

Letters to the Editor

Readers sound off on conceal-carry, Eric Greitens, guns

June 15, 2016: I am a Missouri resident, and I can’t believe Attorney General Chris Koster, who’s the presumptive Democratic nominee for governor, said, “I haven’t heard anything that would cause me to think that the governor should veto it (SB 656)” (6-7, A1, “Missourians debate possible effects of concealed-carry bill).

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