Monday, November 30, 2015

Opinion - Letters

  • 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

  • Letters | October 21, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Carlin has represented all of her constituents well

    To the Editor: Please join me in voting for Sydney Carlin for Kansas House District 66. She has represented us all, regardless of party affil-iation. Sydney’s service has been excellent, from mayor of Man-hattan to representative of Kansas District 66.

  • Letters | October 19, 2014

    Death penalty isn’t worth the chance of a fatal mistake

    To the Editor: The recent Manhattan Mercury article about Eddie Lowery was well done and interesting, especially for those who had not known his story. I would like to add some context to his presentation about his exoneration from a wrongful conviction for rape and

  • Letters | October 19, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Carlin has earned your vote during six successful terms

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin is actively running, unopposed, to maintain her current legislative seat. She is the mother of four grown children, a Manhattan resident for more than 40 years and a K-State graduate. Sydney has served as Manhattan’s mayor and as a city

  • 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

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2012

Reproduction of any kind is prohibited without written consent.