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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | November 08, 2012

    Enjoy parade, ceremony to honor, celebrate veterans

    The Flint Hills Veterans Coalition would like to invite everyone to attend our Veterans Day Parade and ceremonies tomorrow. Our theme, “Treasure Your Freedom — Honor Our Veterans,” is a reminder of the sacrifices made by our men and women to give us the freedom we

  • Letters | November 08, 2012

    Thanks for listening, and support, during campaign

    To the Editor: I wanted to write to you today and say thank you to all who helped our campaign in this election. Words cannot express the gratitude I have to all those who walked with us, who gave of their time to help in

  • Letters | November 08, 2012

    Beef’s ‘carbon footprint’ is small and getting smaller

    To the Editor: U.S. beef production and consumption minimally affect climate change.

  • Letters | November 07, 2012

    Join Veterans for Peace for Veterans Day Parade

    To the Editor: If you’d like to honor those who serve (but not endorse ever-burgeoning war spending), and if you mourn 18 U.S. veteran suicides every day as we do, then join Veterans for Peace at 8:30 a.m. this Friday, Nov. 9, in the Sears

  • Letters | November 07, 2012

    Beef industry is addressing concerns about emissions

    To the Editor                                                       The beef industry is doing it part to reduce emissions. The beef industry is made

  • Letters | November 07, 2012

    Big Brothers Big Sisters grateful for tourney support

    To the Editor: On behalf of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manhattan, I would like to publicly thank Denny Woods of the Manhattan Country Club for recent support of our youth. Mr. Woods, Pro-Am golfers and local sponsors annually support Big Brothers big Sisters with

  • Letters | November 06, 2012

    It’s easier to blame those we elect than ourselves

    To the Editor: Let’s do the boring stuff first! Using last year’s figures, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and national defense accounted for 61.6 percent of federal spending. Add interest on the national debt and 67.3 percent of the federal government’s spending for last year

  • Letters | November 06, 2012

    We have been blessed by God and good neighbors

    To the Editor: I recently had a heart attack and wanted to thank our neighbors and friends for the great work they did for us.

  • Letters | November 05, 2012

    Meat consumption is a big factor in climate change

    To the Editor: Frankenstorm Sandy is one more dramatic demonstration that climate change and its extreme weather patterns are now part of our future.

  • Letters | November 04, 2012

    Reject sales tax renewal; taxes don’t help; they hurt

    To the Editor: A couple weeks ago the Mercury editorial was headlined “Sales tax renewal important for job creation,” the premise being that we need more taxes to create jobs. Nothing could be further from the truth. Lower taxes attract business and spending and create

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