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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | December 26, 2012

    Sponsors, diners boosted Kiwanis’ pancake breakfast

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Kiwanis Club’s 62nd pancake breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 8, was very well attended and successful.

  • Letters | December 26, 2012

    Toys for Manhattan aided by work of countless ‘elves’

    To the Editor: Santa Claus has many elves helping him year round to make Christmas cheery and bright. There are many elves right here in the Manhattan area, but most folks just don’t notice them. You see, many of them don’t want to

  • Letters | December 21, 2012

    Violence around us is our doing, not God’s

    To the Editor: Once again, as the innocent fall victims to the violence we have created in our environment of divisiveness and hate, the howl goes up: “Why does God permit this?”

  • Letters | December 20, 2012

    Homecare & Hospice staff, volunteers are appreciated

    To the Editor: This is an excellent time of the year to give a big “Thank-you” to the employees and board members of Homecare & Hospice in Manhattan. What a wonderful group of people who care so deeply about those in need of hospice, home

  • Letters | December 20, 2012

    Mary did not give birth 17 days after conception

    To the Editor: As all Christians believe and celebrate, the conception and birth of Jesus Christ was the most miraculous event in human history. But not so miraculous that Jesus was conceived on Dec. 8 and born Dec. 25, as reported/implied in the Arts & Leisure

  • Letters | December 19, 2012

    There is no place in civilian society for assault weapons

    To the Editor: Let’s quit talking about the deaths in Bengazi and start worrying about how to prevent killings like we had in Connecticut and Aurora, Colo.

  • Letters | December 19, 2012

    Vital research being done at USDA site on College Ave.

    To The Editor: In the Friday-Saturday (Dec. 14-15) edition of The Manhattan Mercury, a question about a sidewalk along the south side of Dickens Avenue was submitted to the “I Wonder” column. Both the question and the reply incorrectly identified the land as belonging to

  • Letters | December 19, 2012

    Why would anyone steal a wreath from a grave site?

    To the Editor: What does this world continue to come to? We have seen great tragedy in the news. I had heard the news of what had happened in Newtown, Conn., on my way to the cemetery.

  • Letters | December 18, 2012

    Brownback is creating problems for Kansans

    To the Editor: Really, Gov. Brownback? Let’s send 30 million bucks back to the feds and let them run the insurance exchange without state input. Let’s spend just a few hundred thousand words to change the name of our state Medicare program.

  • Letters | December 18, 2012

    Keep religion out of government, schools

    To the Editor: Former Gov. Mike Huckabee has been quoted as saying that the reason for such atrocities as happened Friday in Newtown, Conn. is the removal of God from government and from our schools. In the kindest words that I know, the former governor


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