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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | October 24, 2014

    Please remember to vote; it is easy and rewarding

    To the Editor: It’s time to vote! We’re now seeing much attention to the general election scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 4.  And it is more important than ever that voters take the time to participate — and vote! Decisions on the ballot involve the

  • Letters | October 24, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Carlin is properly concerned about state’s financial status

    To the Editor: A vote for Sydney Carlin is a vote for responsible decision-making in Kansas. She works cooperatively with other senators and representatives of both political parties to find reasonable and fair solutions to our problems. Sydney is a strong supporter of efforts to

  • Letters | October 24, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Moderate Republicans have sound voting advice

    To the Editor: For too long, many of us have wondered where our moderate Republicans have gone. Thankfully, they are still alive, and many of them have become familiar with Paul Davis, a Democrat whom they endorse for governor. I haven’t known Mr. Davis,

  • Letters | October 23, 2014

    Learn about youth volunteer opportunities

    To the Editor: The Flint Hills Volunteer Center will host an orientation for youth ages 11-18 to learn about Youth Volunteer Corps. Parents are encouraged to attend. The meeting will be at 2 p.m. this Sunday, Oct. 26, at Hy-Vee (upper level). We invite you to

  • Letters | October 23, 2014

    Revisit Teen Town and help support auditorium

    To the Editor: People of all ages — adults singles, couples and families — are invited to dance the hustle, twist, hokey pokey, the fox trot and the swing at the Teen Town Reunion and Dance this Sunday, Oct. 26. The event will run from 3 to 5 p.m.

  • Letters | October 22, 2014

    Can K-State not continue investment in equestrian?

    To the Editor: I hope that K-State will be able to re-establish our equestrian program. As in every sport, these team members have worked hard to prepare for competition, have represented K-State in an outstanding manner and have contributed to our community. I have met

  • Letters | October 22, 2014

    Republicans, too, are targets of nasty campaign ads on TV

    To the Editor: I enjoyed reading a recent letter to the editor questioning the effectiveness of negative campaign mail sent by third party organizations. Personally I’ve been more irritated by hateful television advertisements that actually mention both the candidates they slander —usually Sen. Roberts

  • Letters | October 22, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Kobach is doing his best to eliminate voter fraud

    To the Editor: Manhattan, don’t be fooled by letters like that in last Thursday’s Mercury by Nancy Twiss trying to demonize Kris Kobach. I Know Kris Kobach personally; he is maybe the most fair, honest, hardworking secretary of state we will ever have. 

  • Letters | October 21, 2014

    Believe whatever you want, but allow me to do the same

    To the Editor: Opinions are like noses; everybody has one. (Most of us have a lot more than just one, but you know what I mean.) Having grown up and lived most of my live around Kansas State University and Manhattan Christian College, I am

  • Letters | October 21, 2014

    Vicious political attacks can backfire on candidates

    To the Editor: I have received political hate mail attacking Paul Davis and Greg Orman, as many of your have also. It is paid for by outside groups like Americans for Prosperity and the Repub-lican Governors Association. Without saying so, it is clearly intended to

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