Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Opinion - Letters

  • 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

  • Letters | October 07, 2014

    Deadline nears to get bricks for Armed Forces Memorial

    To the Editor: Citizens of Manhattan and Riley County are reminded that twice a year, names of veterans and loved ones are placed in the patio area of the Riley County Armed Forces Memorial. Names to be added in time for Veterans Day must be

  • Letters | October 07, 2014

    Kobach ignored his duty in Taylor ballot controversy

    To the Editor: The Kansas Supreme Court in the case of Taylor v. Kobach applied elementary and uniformly recognized principles of statutory interpretation when it decided that Chad Taylor’s request to withdraw as a candidate for the U.S. Senate com-plied fully with the

  • Letters | October 07, 2014

    KSU’s marching band was spectacular Saturday

    To the Editor: It was another good job by the KSU football team Saturday night. However, that was a superb performance by the Pride of Wildcat Land Marching Band. What a marvelous halftime show honoring our military service personnel. The tuba guys with their “light”

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