Thursday, May 5, 2016



Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | March 09, 2016

    Library grateful to Little Apple Brewery

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Public Library would like to thank the Little Apple Brewing Company for its generosity in sponsoring our Shakespeare Reading Party. A large group enjoyed great food, drink and lots of fun while reading aloud Shakespeare’s “A Comedy of Errors.”

  • Letters | March 09, 2016

    Mercury’s 313 magazine is outstanding

    To the Editor: I want to compliment you on the issues of 313 magazine. I have read both copies page by page and found them to be very interesting and well presented. The magazine is an excellent addition to the Mercury and provides great information about

  • Letters | March 07, 2016

    Noted speaker to highlight International Women’s Day

    To the Editor: Women’s rights activist Noorjahan Akbar will present “Empowering Women to Lead Worldwide: Overcoming Political and Social Struggles” in the K-State Student Union’s Forum Hall at 4 p.m. Tuesday to mark International Women’s Day. A reception with refreshments will follow

  • Letters | March 07, 2016

    Who better than Clinton to be our next president?

    To the Editor: Who better to be president of the United States than Hillary Clinton? When one considers the evidence and abilities of the candidates, one person stands out as most highly qualified: Hillary Clinton. As commander-in-chief, she would bring a unique and highly desirable

  • Letters | March 04, 2016

    Thanks for making library book sale a huge success

    To the Editor: As we close the book on the Manhattan Library Association’s 2016 Book Sale, we would like to express our gratitude to all who contributed to another successful sale. The beauty of this fundraiser is that all of the proceeds go back to

  • Letters | March 02, 2016

    Caucuses present voters a unique opportunity

    To the Editor On Saturday, March 5, Kansans will engage in the democratic process by caucusing for their choice of presidential candidates.  The caucuses for the Democratic Party are being held by Kansas Senate districts. Democrats living in Riley County (Kansas Senate District 22) will caucus

  • Letters | March 02, 2016

    Trump, Kobach would have us distrust those around us

    To the Editor: How can we expect young Americans to respect and love our country when they hear all the hate and ill-will expressed by individuals seeking to be our president? Donald Trump is embarrassing us across the world. Even in our own state, Kansas

  • Letters | March 01, 2016

    Brownback says nothing of crises he’s unleashed

    To the Editor: So nice to see our governor, Sam Brownback, or at least his PR department, rediscover Manhattan, or at least its newspaper opinion section. There is nothing quite like the pique of a politician scorned. He dedicates an entire op-ed to touting a “

  • Letters | March 01, 2016

    Congressional Republicans are exposed as Marxists!

    To the Editor: Oh Horsefeathers! Who could have imagined the U.S. Republican Congressional Conference is secretly new-age Marxist!  No, not that Marx, I mean Groucho. This is demonstrated since President Obama’s inauguration down to the latest kerfuffle over his proposed budget and

  • Letters | February 27, 2016

    KSU players deserve better than fans with foul mouths

    To the Editor: Watching our young K-State men play basketball was such a delight. Win or lose, they are always winners to me because they play and practice hard, show good sportsmanship and play beautifully as a team. We have set high standards for them,


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