Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | October 01, 2013

    Youth, disabled enjoyed special two-day deer hunt

    To the Editor: Recently, 25 people experienced an event they will remember the rest of their lives. Saturday and Sunday, Sept.  7 and 8, was part of nine-day special deer hunting season for youth and disabled sports-persons. Those 25 hunters were 16 or younger or had certifi-cation that they

  • Letters | October 01, 2013

    Tea partiers’ position on health care is hypocritical

    To the Editor: Congressional tea partiers are nearly hysterical in their opposition to the Affordable Care Act, and yet all members of Congress are provided excellent health care, paid for by tax-payers. The larger question, then, is whether citizens of the United States should be

  • Letters | September 30, 2013

    Paper should have reported what fired employee said

    To the Editor: What has happened to journalism? On September 26, the Mercury ran a story about Ms Megan May losing her job at Carmike Seth Child Cinema due to her anti-military statements on Facebook.  The story failed to provide readers full information, such as

  • Letters | September 30, 2013

    Cartoon mocking tea party ‘untruthful and disgusting’

    To the Editor: Do you really believe there is a tea party person who looks like the “goon” in the cartoon that you published Thursday, September 26? Do you know of any tea party person who feels the way that the cartoon stated in the fallacious

  • Letters | September 28, 2013

    Guth’s comments don’t merit mistreatment by state

    To the Editor: My God, is is unbelievable that David Guth’s career should be in jeopardy because of something he said or tweeted. Only a dummy, or a troublemaker, would think that he would like to see the children of NRA members shot.

  • Letters | September 28, 2013

    Obamacare numbers aren’t all they’re cracked up to be

    To the Editor: I read with interest the story of September 25 on Obamacare numbers being lower than expected. It’s wonderful to have figures provided to back up your story especially, those provided by Kathleen Sebelius.

  • Letters | September 28, 2013

    A reference in a store calls golden oldie to mind

    To the Editor: On one occasion I was in line at Walgreens waiting to be served by a pleasant middle-aged lady who addressed the gentleman ahead of me by the title “darling.”

  • Letters | September 26, 2013

    Join in the fun Saturday at school fitness challenge

    To the Editor: I would like to encourage area residents to come out to the sixth annual Body First School Fitness Challenge this Saturday at Anneberg Park. For the second straight year, this event will award $10,000 to area schools based on their students’ participation in

  • Letters | September 24, 2013

    County commissioners: Stop this end run around voters

    To the Editor: Commissioners, help me get this straight. State law mandates that if you want to spend more than $300,000 on a project, you need voter approval. Appoint yourselves to a building com-mission and you don’t need to go through all of that, and

  • Letters | September 23, 2013

    Support of Raider Run is greatly appreciated

    To the Editor: I would like to publicly thank everyone who had a part in the September 21 Raider Run fundraiser for Wamego High School’s weights club/powerlifting team.


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