The U.S. Advisory Panel on Dietary Guidelines has finally mustered the courage to recommend that Americans eat less meat and dairy products. And the panel did so not just to lower our risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes .
To the Editor: While seconds away from e-mailing The Mercury a letter congratulating Mark Weddle on his well-written letter of Feb. 18, I decided to read the “Kansas rolls back tolerance” piece be-low Mr. Weddle’s. I must respond to this “.
Consider the points of view of those you speak with To the Editor: In one “Star Trek” episode, Mr. Spock say,s “… understanding does not equate to approval.” In “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,” Stephen Covey says that .
To the Editor: Being a relatively new sub-scriber to your paper, I have enjoyed reading it, especially the wide range of your editorials. However, I am surprised at how little coverage you devote to international news. Considering the diverse culture .
To the Editor: American pride does exist in Manhattan. Just last Friday, my husband and I chose to have lunch at the local Olive Garden. My husband, being of strong American values, was wearing a ball cap bearing the insignia .
To the Editor: We are going to be electing people for the Manhattan City Commission and the USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden School Board on April 7. The decisions of these two groups of elected officials have a major effect on the lives of .
To the Editor: Regardless of whether any given individual thinks the governor is right, wrong or somewhere in the middle with respect to the budget policies he has established, services will decrease. Education may be first, and more dramatic, but .
To the Editor: President Barack Obama’s recent comment on terrorism during the National Prayer Breakfast has drawn considerable attention in the media. It has also stimulated a polarizing debate. Here is the statement drawing the attention: “And lest we .
To the Editor: Gov. Sam Brownback’s arrogant political antics remind me of comedian Pat Paulsen’s politi-cal slogan while running for president in the 1970s: “I’ve upped my standards. Now, up yours!”.
To the Editor: The recent days of speeches, comments and actions from President Barack Obama and his administration regarding ISIL will go down in history as the most arrogant, delusional and incoherent period of Executive Branch communication in modern history .
To the Editor: If you find the prospect of spending money to watch a movie about intimate partner violence as abhorrent as I do, perhaps you’d like to find an alternative activity. In addition to foregoing “Fifty Shades of .
To the Editor: The argument by Gov. Sam Brownback and defended by Ken Krumm in the Feb. 13 Mercury that the rescinded executive order created “special rights” is clearly disingenuous. The executive order had pro-tected all state employees from discrimination based .
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