Saturday, February 13, 2016

Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | January 31, 2013

    Loub’s rant ignores role of Bush tax cuts in U.S. debt

    To the Editor: Per usual when Art Loub is allowed to pontificate on the pages of the Mercury, it would take dozens of pages to rebut all the fallacious arguments and misleading numbers that he can cram into a few paragraphs. So please forgive me

  • Letters | January 31, 2013

    Residents’ generosity evident on Mitten Tree

    To the Editor: Once again the Manhattan community has overwhelmed us with their generosity in donating to our annual Mitten Tree project at Manhattan Public Library.

  • Letters | January 29, 2013

    Lawmakers DO represent our views on gun safety

    To the Editor: This is in reference to the letter to the editor in Sunday’s paper, “Congressmen do not reflect our views on gun safety.”

  • Letters | January 29, 2013

    Doug Muller deserves attention paper gave him

    To the Editor: Many thanks to the Mercury for the excellent article about Doug Muller, the agriculture instructor at Manhattan High School. This was well-deserved recognition.

  • Letters | January 29, 2013

    Reject legislative attempt to undermine public unions

    To the Editor: House Bill 2023 was recently approved by the House Committee on Commerce, Labor, and Economic Development. This means that the bill will now find its way onto the Kansas House floor. It seems the intent of HB 2023, according to Kansas Chamber of Commerce

  • Letters | January 29, 2013

    Resist effort to eliminate important tax deductions

    To the Editor: Kansans, Gov. Sam Brownback wants to raise our taxes consi-derably! He wants to eliminate two deductions from the state income tax returns: the mortgage deductions and the property tax deduction.

  • Letters | January 23, 2013

    Free water to schools was an ethical, not a legal, issue

    To the Editor: I am disappointed in the City of Manhattan’s determined course to deny free water service to schools and churches.  This seems to me more of an ethical issue, rather than a legal one.  When the city decided to pursue

  • Letters | January 23, 2013

    Eating meat, getting sick

    Dear Editor: The flu epidemic has invaded 48 states, overwhelming medical facilities, exhausting vaccine supplies, and killing 29 children and thousands of seniors. Both the problem and solution to this disaster hinge on how we relate to animals raised for food.

  • Letters | January 20, 2013

    Despite Brownback’s boast, aircraft industry is faltering

    To the Editor: In his State of the State address Tuesday evening, Gov. Sam Brownback boasted, “We are the air capital of the world. Our aircraft industry is back on the ascent — and Southwest Airlines is soon to land in Wichita.”

  • Letters | January 20, 2013

    Help elementary teachers, but not at MHS’s expense

    To the Editor, I’m writing in response to the Mercury’s article on Jan, 10, “Faculty: Leave it alone,” which summed up a Board of Edu-cation hearing on possible changes to Manhattan High School’s schedule.

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