Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | October 19, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Carlin dedicated to working to boost education funding

    To the Editor: Though Sydney Carlin is running unopposed for the Kansas House of Representatives, she continues to walk her district listening to the comments and concerns of her constituents. As we walk door-to-door with her, we realize this is an important way that she

  • Letters | October 19, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Republicans are doing more harm than good

    To the Editor: Like many other Kansas Republicans, we’re disappointed in our party’s leaders. Gov. Sam Brownback’s purging of moderate Republican legislators, devastating fiscal experimentation and undermining of health care are appalling. Sen. Pat Roberts’ lackluster performance and Secretary of State Kris

  • Letters | October 17, 2014

    Thanks for helping Kiwanis support many local projects

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Kiwanis Club would like to thank the community and sponsors for another successful Kiwanis Peanut Day fundraiser. On Sept. 26 and 27, we had Kiwanians and Key Club members (high school division of Kiwanis) stationed at several locations throughout Manhattan to hand

  • Letters | October 16, 2014

    Paid endorsement: Kobach has misused office; Schodorf will serve Kansans

    To the Editor: “There is real voter fraud going on in Kansas and across America. Ironically, the perpetrator is the Kansas Secretary of State, Kris Kobach…” (Michael A. Smith,  Wichita Eagle, Oct. 9. Kobach created a new Kansas voting system that he claimed would stop

  • Letters | October 12, 2014

    Wars are highly profitable for contractors and dreadful for U.S. budget, taxpayers

    To the Editor: Is war the answer? It was in 1972, Congress and President Nixon declared war on cancer, allocated a billion dollars for research and predicted a cure in time to celebrate our nation’s bicentennial in 1976. Congresses and presidents love wars, as do big

  • Letters | October 12, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Both gubernatorial candidates stretch the truth in education funding claims

    To the Editor: Gubernatorial candidates Paul Davis and Sam Brownback have dueling claims about the current administration’s supports for K-12 education. I checked their arguments with budget data from the Kansas State Department of Education. In order to judge the budget for education, one

  • Letters | October 12, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Roberts has served our state superbly; why would Kansans consider a novice?

    To the Editor: As voters, we are employers of our elected officials. Elections are job performance assessments. Sen. Pat Roberts deserves our support because he works issues that matter to us. America and Kansas are better because of him. Roberts has tirelessly advocated for a

  • Letters | October 08, 2014

    Joneses’ compassion and friendship cherished by all

    To the Editor: Thank you for the recent article recognizing one of Manhattan’s all-time great citizens. C. Clyde Jones and his wife, Midge, have been committed to the well being of our community and those living here throughout their lives in Manhattan. Compassionate, caring

  • Letters | October 08, 2014

    Paid endorsement: Carlin always wants our views before taking action

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin works hard as our leader in the House of Representatives. She always wants to hear our concerns and opinions before taking action. Sydney is involved with many community organizations and events; she continues to demonstrate her concerns about our community

  • Letters | October 08, 2014

    Paid endorsement: Support Sherow, Davis and Carlin with your votes

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin is running unopposed for her seventh term in the Kansas House or Representatives. Sydney’s supporters know that if they stay home on Nov. 4, they will miss the opportunity to help repair the damage done by our representatives in Kansas

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