Letters to the Editor

Readers react to fireworks, Arctic drilling and marriage

July 2, 2015: On Saturday, we will gather with friends and family to celebrate Independence Day with cookouts, parades and all manner of gatherings. A good number of folks include fireworks in their agendas, regardless of legality.

Letters to the Editor

Letter of the Week: ‘Twilight Zone’ reality

Jim Eschrich, 58, of Lenexa, a focus-group moderator for businesses and political campaigns, writes: "Both Caitlyn Jenner and Rachel Dolezal — while deserving of compassion — shouldn’t be celebrated or defended for what in 99.9 percent of human existence would be seen for what it is — delusional thinking and behavior."


Readers react to American hypocrisy, Hillary Clinton, freedom

June 26, 2015: I find it curious that the United States, which seems to be trying desperately to prevent immigration from the south — often these immigrants are fleeing political persecution — has the temerity to admonish countries like Thailand and Malaysia for trying desperately to prevent immigration from the south of people who are fleeing persecution from Myanmar (Burma) and nations in Africa.

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