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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | October 10, 2012

    Phillips and Modesitt are an outstanding combination

    To the Editor: The voters of the 67th District have a great, proven leader to return to the Kansas House. Tom Phillips has a distinguished history of leadership in business as well as having been on the Manhattan City Commission, mayor and now a representative.

  • Letters | October 10, 2012

    Wells thoughtful, prudent, and works well with others

    To the Editor: Please vote for Ron Wells for county commissioner. Ron is the only Republican on any ticket in the country who has my vote. He will do a good job, he will work to keep taxes down, and he will do so in

  • Letters | October 10, 2012

    Modesitt is a remarkable individual; vote for him

    To the Editor: Occasionally you meets someone whom you immediately recognize as remarkable. That personifies Lee Modesitt.

  • Letters | October 09, 2012

    Cancer’s side effects to be I Can Cope topic

    To the Editor: The American Cancer Society and Mercy Regional Health Center are providing the second educational program in the “I Can Cope” series. This free program will present information on managing the side effects of illness and treatments for cancer survivors, their family members

  • Letters | October 09, 2012

    Voting record reflects a candidate’s character

    To the Editor: Before voting, people should examine their representatives’ voting records. How a person votes reflects a candidate’s character and values.

  • Letters | October 09, 2012

    Herspring shouldn’t use his column to attack Obama

    To the Editor: As I calculate it, Professor Dale Herspring owes the Man-hattan Mercury a little over $107 for his Sunday diatribe against President Obama. It is one thing to do a weekly column on world diplomatic concerns, but it is entirely another to use skewed

  • Letters | October 09, 2012

    Hawk knows local issues, how to build consensus

    To the Editor: Join us in voting for our longtime friend Tom Hawk. Tom is a proven legislator who supports and has experience in education, the city, the county, KSU, Fort Riley and NBAF. We need a successful legislator who can bring people together.

  • Letters | October 08, 2012

    What’s one to make of dueling jobs numbers?

    To the Editor: I’m confused. On Friday, Oct. 5, the Mercury published a story on page B1 saying that the Labor Department reported the national unemployment rate had dropped to 7.8 per cent.  Yet on page B4, an article states that the unemployment rate was

  • Letters | October 08, 2012

    Lawmakers should support Carbon Fee and Dividend

    To the Editor: Jim Suber’s column in the Sept. 30 Mercury referred to Pat Roberts’ website and his rejection of the idea of a carbon tax as regressive and “a bad idea,” with which Suber agreed.

  • Letters | October 04, 2012

    Carlin’s work ethic, record have earned your vote

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin’s record of service as a Manhattan city commissioner and mayor and at the state level reflects moderation, a strong work ethic and concern for public education and other critical needs. She has EARNED your vote!


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