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Letters

  • Obamacare numbers aren’t all they’re cracked up to be

    To the Editor: I read with interest the story of September 25 on Obamacare numbers being lower than expected. It’s wonderful to have figures provided to back up your story especially, those provided by Kathleen Sebelius..

  • A reference in a store calls golden oldie to mind

    To the Editor: On one occasion I was in line at Walgreens waiting to be served by a pleasant middle-aged lady who addressed the gentleman ahead of me by the title “darling.”.

  • Join in the fun Saturday at school fitness challenge

    To the Editor: I would like to encourage area residents to come out to the sixth annual Body First School Fitness Challenge this Saturday at Anneberg Park. For the second straight year, this event will award $10,000 to area schools based .

  • County commissioners: Stop this end run around voters

    To the Editor: Commissioners, help me get this straight. State law mandates that if you want to spend more than $300,000 on a project, you need voter approval. Appoint yourselves to a building com-mission and you don’t need to go .

  • Support of Raider Run is greatly appreciated

    To the Editor: I would like to publicly thank everyone who had a part in the September 21 Raider Run fundraiser for Wamego High School’s weights club/powerlifting team..

  • Obama showed strength, not weakness, on Syria

    To the Editor: It is sometimes disappointing to read or hear in the news what conclusions have been sanctioned by the media elite as the accepted interpretations of major events..

  • Let’s not fault government for helping the poor, hungry

    To the Editor: Arthur Loub’s recent essay about welfare criticized the president for expanding the nation’s “safety net” during the recession. Reacting to the recession by letting people suffer and starve would have been the wrong response by .

  • Why not supplement faculty salaries with private money?

    To the Editor: It seems the time has come when faculty salaries at K-State should be supplemented by private money. After all, the major Regents’ administrators received hefty salaries this year, all funded from the private sector. Since the state .

  • Honor a veteran with a brick for Armed Forces Memorial

    To the Editor: On November 11, Veterans Day, our nation will honor all who have served in the armed forces. A way to personally honor someone you know who has served, or even your own service, is by purchasing a memorial .

  • Downtown looks great without all those trees

    To the Editor: I cannot believe downtown Manhattan now. There was a time that I hated to go downtown..

  • Book review appreciated despite several mistakes

    To The Editor: We want to thank the Mercury for printing Chris Banner’s review of our book, “My Navy Cross,” subtitled “Something I’m Not Proud Of.” However, there are some inaccuracies in the review. First, “Restoring History” is .

  • Let’s learn the right lessons from Navy Yard massacre

    To the Editor: This is in reference to the Washington Post editorial “Tragically, nothing has changed” and the Associated Press story, “Contract worker behind Navy Yard shooting rampage” on page in Tuesday’s Mercury..


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