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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | July 23, 2014

    Thanks for making 94th city band season such fun

    To the Editor: What a great concert season we have had! The weather was exceptional, crowds very large and the band was spectacular! Thank you all for attending and supporting the band, and a very special thanks to all who have donated in support of

  • Letters | July 23, 2014

    McCain Performance Series has something for everyone

    To the Editor: The 2014-2015 McCain Performance Series is just around the corner, and what an amazing schedule it is! The season kicks off Friday, Sept. 5, with blues legend Buddy Guy. Other performances include Larry the Cable Guy, Straight No Chaser, “An Evening with Garrison

  • Letters | July 21, 2014

    Criticism of Obama advocate typical of GOP right-wingers

    To the Editor: It is not surprising at all that Art Loub had to respond to the excellent letter by Nolan Carlson. Every letter I have had published for a long time drew a responding letter delivered by the U.S. mail. It also doesn’

  • Letters | July 20, 2014

    Pack Wells Arena with pink during Friday night’s rodeo

    To the Editor: The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association’s eighth annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo will begin at 8 p.m. Friday, July 25, in CiCo Park. This special night of the three-day Kaw Valley PRCA Rodeo honors people who have faced breast and other

  • Letters | July 20, 2014

    Concealed carry, open carry rules are hard to get straight

    To the Editor: I am afraid I am a bit confused by the new concealed and open carry rules. As I understand it, if I have a concealed carry license, I can carry in places where I cannot open-carry if I don’t have the

  • Letters | July 20, 2014

    It’s time government paid for my fun and my vitamins

    To the Editor: “I play; you pay.”  Now I understand the women’s lib mindset promoted by Mr. O. “I enjoy the pleasure; you foot the bill. I have the right to responsibility-free, consequence-free sex.” In this age of mandated provision of birth control

  • Letters | July 18, 2014

    Obama created his problems

    Nolan Carlson’s letter on July15 deserves a response. Basically, Mr. Carlson blames most of the attacks on and criti-cisms of President Obama on racism, prejudice, ignorance and that old standby, “It is George Bush’s fault” as well as the Republican Congress. If you

  • Letters | July 17, 2014

    It’s been a wonderful year in an ‘utterly amazing town’

    To the Editor: My name is Oliver Liebe, and I am an exchange student from Denmark. My year in the U.S. has been an amazing adventure, an emotional roller coaster of longing for home and wanting to stay — but I would not have traded

  • Letters | July 16, 2014

    Let’s end victim-blaming in cases of sexual assault

    To the Editor: Last Sunday, The New York Times ran a front-page story on the experience of a student (who agreed to be identified by her first name, Anna) at an East Coast college. Anna allegedly endured a criminal sexual assault by male students. After

  • Letters | July 15, 2014

    Ensuring Obama’s failure only weakens our country

    To the Editor: I am bewildered and saddened at the way our president and first lady are treated by many in this country. The personal attacks from the extreme right wing denigrating their appearance and color are reprehensible. Terrible depictions on bill-boards, cartoons and the

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