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Letters

  • Support of Souper Bowl is greatly appreciated

    To the Editor: The joy of giving is multiplied when the gift is food. This past weekend, many small, and some not so small, gifts were given to the Flint Hills Breadbasket and then on to others. The football game .

  • Trump is likely to lead America into chaos, war

    To the Editor: I have great empathy for the Kansas people. They have had to put up with sixplus years of the Brownback administration, which has practically brought this state to its knees with its mean-spirited and absurd laws. Now .

  • Roberts says too little in form-letter email reply

    To the Editor: A week or so ago I mailed a letter to Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran urging them to vote against President Trump Cabinet nominees De-Vos, Perry and Carson on the grounds of incompetence. On Friday I .

  • KSU fans can be zealous without becoming vulgar

    To the Editor: With the upcoming K-State vs. KU men’s basketball game, K-State will once again be in the national sports spotlight. ESPN will carry the game live as the main feature in its “Big Monday” lineup. In the .

  • Brownback’s moves hurt Kansas highways

    To the Editor: Gov. Sam Brownback has announced that there will be no modernization or expansion of our highways by the Kansas Department of Transportation for the coming year. He is diverting yet more money from the highway fund to .

  • No way our health care should be this expensive

    To the Editor: Is it just me, or has anyone else noticed that Gov. Sam Brownback’s policies seem to go sideways rather badly? By now, just about everyone agrees that his tax plan is an unmitigated disaster. Also, KanCare .

  • Americans will end up paying for border wall

    To the Editor: I am writing in regard to the article “No ban, no wall.” I did vote for Donald Trump because I wanted the wall built. But I am having major buyer’s remorse after all the information that .

  • Souper Bowl offers easy way to help feed hungry

    To the Editor: This Sunday, Feb. 5, the Super Bowl will be held in Houston, Texas. Many people around our community will gather with family and friends to enjoy the game. Many will celebrate with food and drink, yet in our .

  • In supporting DeVos, Roberts ignores Kansans

    To the Editor: As a member of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee, Sen. Pat Roberts voted in support of Betsy DeVos’ nomination for Secretary of Education. Clearly Sen. Roberts has forgotten that he owes his senate seat to .

  • Mercury erred in missing Mercy dental care event

    To the Editor: How disappointing that the Mercury failed to provide any coverage of the recent Mercy dental care event. It served an amazing number of people who are otherwise unable to afford even basic dental care. A large number .

  • Vote to approve DeVos shames Sen. Roberts

    To the Editor: Sen. Pat Roberts’ vote as a member of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee in support of Betsy DeVos’s nomination for Secretary of Education is shameful and unconscionable. Not only has he received large campaign .

  • On domestic violence, is Putin Trump’s guide?

    To the Editor: President Trump has proposed cutting all support for the Violence Against Women Act. Such support deals with domestic violence and sexual assault. Is this just because he feels it’s so easy to be misunderstood and accused .


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