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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | April 04, 2013

    Tolerance and balance return to City Commission

    To the Editor: I would like to congratulate the voters of Manhattan who turned out Tuesday to realign our City Commission. For far too long the two curmudgeons, AKA Wynn Butler and John Matta, have dominated and degraded the people of Manhattan.

  • Letters | April 04, 2013

    Many contributed to success of Rotary Peace Forum

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Konza Rotary Club and the Manhattan Noon Rotary Club would like to thank the community for its support and interest in the recent Peace Forum held at the Leadership Studies Building on the KSU campus.

  • Letters | April 03, 2013

    Let’s not criticize citizens for opposing the status quo

    To the Editor: Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.

  • Letters | April 03, 2013

    Fashion show a highlight of International Week

    To the Editor: Over the past 10 years I have had the privilege of being involved in a ladies’ organization here in Manhattan called World Friendship. It began more than 40 years ago as a result of a desire to welcome and integrate into the community the

  • Letters | April 03, 2013

    Mercury wrong to fault local group’s robo-calls

    To the Editor: I’m writing in response to the March 27 editorial on robo-calls. Although my husband has helped with the organization Citizens for a Moderate Manhattan, I’m not writing on behalf of him or the organization. As a former journalist, I was disappointed

  • Letters | April 02, 2013

    Cruz is right; compromise on some issues is wrong

    So Ted Cruz won’t compro-mise, huh? The once free United States of America is being whittled down through compro-mise to a shameful society of loafers and leeches. I cannot understand what it is that liberals can’t understand about illegal. Certainly the United States

  • Letters | April 01, 2013

    Sequester cuts need not inflict much pain on citizens

    To the Editor: Listening to the radio or watching TV, we all know that sequestration is upon us. We would hope that our government would react the way we citizens would when having to scale back from our “want” list to the “need” list. Cuts

  • Letters | April 01, 2013

    Pope Francis, a humble man, has huge challenge ahead

    To the Editor: What irony that the new pope chose the name of a sweet, humble, nonmaterialistic man who certainly would not have spent time hanging around the Vatican. St. Francis grew up in wealth but didn’t’ cherish it. His father locked him in

  • Letters | March 31, 2013

    Nuss supports growth that will enhance quality of life

    To the Editor: Every government, including the Manhattan City Commission, has duties, obligations and responsibilities. If it is import-ant to you that your City Commission takes its duties and obligations seriously, and if a responsible local government is important to you, then this election is

  • Letters | March 31, 2013

    Ball, Hogan will oppose renewal of rental inspections

    To the Editor: Do you like the idea of more city government control? Do you want the city government involved in rental lease contracts, either as a landlord or as a renter? If so, you can find a couple of candidates who either outright would

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