To the Editor: The world gets crazier by the day. It was announced that the Wichita hotel holding the state Republican convention is allowing attendees to conceal and carry weapons. Does this mean that those attending do not even .
To the Editor: I find it amusing that so many people want to divide the human race into “us” or “them.” As for my personal situation, people want to make me either conservative or liberal. Either way, I would be .
To the Editor: Our City and County com-missions, some of whose members are fiscally conservative, had a weekend retreat in Overland Park. Was it necessary to go to Overland Park rather than someplace local? Where did the commissions stay and .
To the Editor: I have regained my respect for our Manhattan City Commission after several key votes. They were all 3 to 2 votes with the more progressive commissioners prevailing over the ultra conservative Wynn Butler and John Matta. I certainly hope .
To the Editor: For those who think that unlimited government power will make us secure, look to Russia. It isn’t working. For the patriarch of “Duck Dynasty,” you are ignorant and bigoted and a homophobe, and that is your .
To the Editor: The participants in Manhattan’s best talent show, America’s Got Special Talent, want to thank the community for its support of this year’s show. America’s Got Special Talent is an annual talent show that .
To the Editor: During this third week of the new year, we should all be reminded that in 1984, President Ronald Reagan declared that the third Sunday in January would be a day to recognize the sanctity of human life. The .
To the Editor: A headline in the Jan. 16 Mercury, “Schulz: NBAF will require 31 more acres of land,” was misleading. Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz was referring to a potential need for more land development in his remarks to the .
To the Editor: I was disappointed in reading the item in the Jan 16 edition of the Mercury about our strong winds. Most people are inter-ested in and discuss the weather, so the coverage was appropriate. What was frustrating was the .
PBS editors get carried away with ‘Downton Abbey’ To the Editor: In the olden days, film editing was a skill, even an art that moved the action along, keeping audiences’ attention and per-mitting continuity of a plot in such a .
To the Editor: Below, you will find a letter that I recently wrote to the Kansas Board of Regents regarding their new policy on the use of social media by faculty at Kansas universities. Dear Regent, I am writing today .
To the Editor: In our currently highly politicized and divisive society, individuals and parties have tried to portray themselves as defenders of the Christian faith. The result is a distortion of government and of Christianity. There is no Christian party, .
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