<![CDATA[Letters to the Editor | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:54:29 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:54:29 CST Letters to the Editor 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Letter of the Week: The need for prescription drug monitoring http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article58775368.html#storylink=rss Mark Trudeau of St. Louis, president and CEO of Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, writes: For Show-Me State lawmakers, making a prescription drug monitoring program a reality is a critical step to combat opioid abuse. Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, along with more than 40 groups, is calling for passage of a statewide program.

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Sun, 07 Feb 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article58775368.html
Readers react to drugs, guns and the middle class http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article58774918.html#storylink=rss Laura Bruce of Kansas City writes: If we were to legalize marijuana and decriminalize other drugs, youth use would increase rapidly despite our best efforts to educate about the harmful effects

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Sat, 06 Feb 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article58774918.html
Readers react to Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump and KCI http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article58693428.html#storylink=rss Vic Burton of Kansas City writes: Sen. Bernie Sanders is the very best presidential candidate the Democratic Party has seen in at least 44 years

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article58693428.html
Readers react to teacher merit pay, LGBT legislation and wage fairness http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article58525563.html#storylink=rss Richard Tatro of Kansas City, Kan., writes: Let local districts decide whether they want merit pay, and keep the state out of those decisions

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Thu, 04 Feb 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article58525563.html
Readers react to climate change, exclusion politics and nursing homes http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article58281403.html#storylink=rss Paul Earles of Liberty writes: The world population in 1960 was about 3 billion people. By 2015 it had climbed to more than 7 billion people.

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Wed, 03 Feb 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article58281403.html
Readers react to citizenship, Kansas woes and bigotry http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article57982473.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article57982473.html Readers sound off on guns, Oregon occupiers, Obamacare http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article57793223.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article57793223.html Letter of the Week: Young children in cars need rear-facing seats http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article57388538.html#storylink=rss Joy Solano of Mission writes: Which way should my child face in the car? This is a question that too few parents ask themselves.

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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article57388538.html
Readers react to Donald Trump, the Islamic State and higher education http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article57388048.html#storylink=rss James M. Kilpatrick of Kansas City writes: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is not Hitler. But Mr. Trump is loud and bombastic.

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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article57388048.html
Readers react to Social Security, guns and child safety http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article57388408.html#storylink=rss Randy Cousins of Olathe writes: Karl Marx and President Barack Obama have added another convert

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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article57388408.html
Readers react to drones, Donald Trump and college costs http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article57113533.html#storylink=rss Kylie Phelps of Blue Springs writes: Drones are our future technology and have the potential to not only bring joy to people but to help those in trouble

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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article57113533.html
Readers react to petition drives, Missouri ethics bills and a tourism slogan http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article56924918.html#storylink=rss Rep. Nick King of Liberty writes: Missourians have the right to sign petitions. But there’s more to it than simply inking your name on a page. What should you do before you sign?

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article56924918.html
Readers react to gasoline prices, drivers of big vehicles and terrorism http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article56702468.html#storylink=rss Joe F. Dragosh of Mission writes: Has anyone noticed food prices or other goods being adjusted lower to reflect current oil and gasoline prices?

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article56702468.html
Readers share views on school choice, stereotypes, Donald Trump http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article56522223.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article56522223.html Letter of the Week: The value of a mammogram http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article56174320.html#storylink=rss Cathy Jolly of Kansas City writes: As a breast cancer survivor and a woman, I am disappointed the new U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations tell women that current yearly routine mammograms starting at age 40 are not needed and that women should be screened between the ages of 50 and 74 every two years

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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article56174320.html
Readers react to TV crime, Kansas City greatness and Donald Trump http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article56169310.html#storylink=rss Diane Capps of Kansas City writes: Our young people are surrounded by violence on TV, in movies and, unfortunately, all too often, in real life

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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article56169310.html
Readers react to President Obama, a new KCI plan and global warming http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article56164815.html#storylink=rss Jim Kilen of Kansas City writes: Obama’s Middle East policies created a vacuum filled by Iran, the Islamic State and chaos

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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article56164815.html
Readers react to prescription drugs, presidential candidates and TV recycling http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article55929045.html#storylink=rss Jim Bishop of Holt, Mo., writes: It is not only sad but extremely embarrassing for me as a mature Missouri voting resident that our state is the only state that does not have a prescription drug monitoring program

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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article55929045.html
Readers react to Kansas taxes, financing college and military honors http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article55696305.html#storylink=rss Eileen Marshall of Prairie Village writes: Please don’t expect us to swallow your line, Mr. Kleeb, that you couldn’t possibly raise taxes. You already have raised them. And you did it to pay for huge tax breaks for people who tend to be richer.

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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article55696305.html
Readers react to Gov. Sam Brownback, the Chiefs chop and sexual orientation http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article55499890.html#storylink=rss Dale Thomas of Leawood writes: This is Kansas, where any irrational, poorly conceived crackpot idea can become law

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article55499890.html
Readers share views on KC blight, smoking, political judgment http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article55320170.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 18 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article55320170.html Letter of the Week: Here’s to Kansas City greatness http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article54998925.html#storylink=rss Jim Dunn writes: Everything about Kansas City and Royals baseball seems enchanted and magical. Everything you think cannot happen actually happens.

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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article54998925.html
Readers react to airport plans, the Iran nuclear deal and Kansas City drivers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article54968660.html#storylink=rss Tom Davis of Merriam writes: Has anyone even thought of rebuilding the downtown Charles Wheeler Airport and running a streetcar line to it?

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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article54968660.html
Readers react to academics, Ted Cruz and health care http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article54964625.html#storylink=rss William A. Ingram of Kansas City writes: Students cannot goof off and expect to achieve any more than getting jobs flipping burgers at McDonald’s

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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article54964625.html
Readers react to President Obama, political pork and guns http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article54758110.html#storylink=rss William Gray of Overland Park writes: I liked President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. He is a good man with mostly good intentions. Unfortunately he lives in the land of unicorns and fairy tales. His perception of the world and reality are miles apart.

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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:59:14 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article54758110.html
Readers react to Gov. Sam Brownback, guns and Donald Trump http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article54545525.html#storylink=rss Jesse Hall of Lenexa writes: It seems that Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is at it again. In an effort to stretch his shrinking revenue dollars, he’s asking Kansans to “volunteer” to hold down welfare costs.

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article54545525.html
Readers react to President Obama, marriage and student loans http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article54373175.html#storylink=rss Karen Lane of Shawnee writes: President Obama has proposed everything his opponents have been asking for, so shouldn’t they celebrate getting what they’ve been asking for?

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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article54373175.html
Readers share thoughts on wealth disparity, guns, Donald Trump http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article54177980.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:17:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article54177980.html Letter of the Week: Teens must stop using tobacco http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article53839585.html#storylink=rss Nathan Wilcox, 13, writes: One-fifth of teens are using some form of tobacco, so millions are putting themselves at risk of an early death

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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article53839585.html
Readers react to Gov. Sam Brownback, guns and militias http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article53814225.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 09 Jan 2016 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article53814225.html