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Letters

  • July 7, 2105: Our readers write

    Prejudice, bigotry must be taught

    As I am once again consumed by grief at the horrors of bigotry, I am reminded of the lyrics of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific.”

  • July 3, 2015: Our readers write

    Call for constitutional reform

    On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States on a 5-4 vote struck a blow against our society. Considering themselves wiser than thousands of years of western civilization, they decided to dictate states had to recognize and even perform homosexual marriage.

  • June 30, 2015: Our readers write

    Don’t erase history because you disagree

    The recent push to remove Confederate symbols and statues of Confederate generals from public places because some see them as symbols of hatred and bigotry sets a bad precedent. Humans and the choices they make are complex.

  • June 28, 2015: Our readers write

    Three strikes and you’re out

    The latest news that Volvo did not choose Ken­tucky for its manufacturing plant is the third strike for the leadership of the state of Kentucky. First, Hyundai was lost and then the battery plant was lost.

    Job after job just went down the drain.

  • June 26, 2015: Our readers write

    Real victim is officer in Louisville police shooting

  • June 25, 2015: Our readers write

    Searching for justice for brother

    My brother Willie Lindsey was killed June 24, 1992.

    He was murdered when he was 48 years old and it has never been solved.

    It hurts me that all my effort to find the truth has amounted to little.

  • June 24, 2015: Our readers write

    Don’t need another ineffective leader

    History buffs will remember England’s ineffective ruler who (50 years before William the Conqueror invaded England in 1066) failed to prevent the Danes from overrunning England — Ethelred the Unready, which can also be translated as “bad counsel” or “ill advised.”

  • June 23, 2015: Our readers write

    A special place occupied by angels

    There is a special place on Dixie Avenue in E’town where you will not find flashing signs, large advertisements or typical holiday sales.

    This place, although very special, is also very low key and operated by angels among us.

  • June 21, 2015: Our readers write

    Basic civics lessons would provide direction

    In the interest of full disclosure, I am a social Democrat. My feelings for America are so strong that to say simple annoyance with Mr. Beckerdite’s letter would be an understatement.

  • June 19, 2015: Our readers write

    Defending the value of unions

    I didn’t want to write this letter, but I felt I must. In a recent letter to the editor, the writer referred to the “right-to-work law” as “the right-to-work-for-less law.”