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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | November 20, 2012

    United States is following in ancient Rome’s fatal steps

    To the Editor: Long ago in a country far, far away from Saint George, Kansas, one Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.) wrote these words: “Do not blame Caesar; blame the people of Rome who have so enthusiastically acclaimed and adored him and rejoiced in

  • Letters | November 18, 2012

    Wealthy can do more good, or harm, then the poor can

    To the Editor: Now that the elections are over, both the governors and the governed can get down to doing what they need to do do get along with their lives. In my life, that means dealing with the day-to-day facts of living with madness,

  • Letters | November 18, 2012

    Many older buildings are overlooked treasures

    To the Editor: We recently participated in an Architectural Scavenger Hunt in downtown Manhattan, sponsored by the Manhattan Public Library and downtown merchants.

  • Letters | November 18, 2012

    Consider standing, sitting zones for football stadium

    To the Editor: I read with interest two recent letters to the editor about fans standing at the KSU football games, as this has been an issue with me for some time. I LOVE attending the games — the atmosphere, the crowds, the cheering, the excitement —

  • Letters | November 15, 2012

    UT fans’ story from 2010 reflects well on K-Staters

    To the Editor: I come from a long line of KSU alums and just had to pass along this recent conversation with a University of Texas fan.

  • Letters | November 15, 2012

    Wildcat football family grateful for warm welcome

    To the Editor: A very special thank you to Frank Tracz, his staff, his band members and the students who braved the cold and rain at 2 a.m. Sunday to welcome the team back from Texas at the “family” stadium. Their loyal and caring support

  • Letters | November 15, 2012

    Could KSU adjust for fans who can’t stay standing?

    To the Editor: I have gone to K-State football games since 1953, and I love K-State.

  • Letters | November 14, 2012

    Senior Center was a superb host for military exhibits

    To the Editor: During the recent Veterans Appreciation Week (Nov. 5-10), we were able for the sixth time to display our military memorabilia at the Riley County Seniors Service Center. We would like to thank Jamie Ramsey and her assistant, Susan Peterson, and loyal staff

  • Letters | November 13, 2012

    Bigoted voters must learn to respect everyone’s rights

    To the Editor: Since the election that President Barack Obama won, overwhelmingly with the Elect-oral College and with almost 3 million more certified votes than his Republican opponent, there has been a plethora of reports of increased gun sales, the overstocking of home supplies and cries

  • Letters | November 11, 2012

    My purse is safe, thanks to God, saints and friends

    To the Editor: “Haste made waste!” To make a long story short, I would like to publicly thank my friend Linda Ide and her friend Patti Ballowe for risking their lives and limbs to retrieve my purse and scoop up its contents from off of

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