Letters

  • Believe whatever you want, but allow me to do the same

    To the Editor: Opinions are like noses; everybody has one. (Most of us have a lot more than just one, but you know what I mean.) Having grown up and lived most of my live around Kansas State University and .

  • Vicious political attacks can backfire on candidates

    To the Editor: I have received political hate mail attacking Paul Davis and Greg Orman, as many of your have also. It is paid for by outside groups like Americans for Prosperity and the Repub-lican Governors Association. Without saying so, .

  • Paid Endorsement: Carlin has represented all of her constituents well

    To the Editor: Please join me in voting for Sydney Carlin for Kansas House District 66. She has represented us all, regardless of party affil-iation. Sydney’s service has been excellent, from mayor of Man-hattan to representative of Kansas District 66..

  • Death penalty isn’t worth the chance of a fatal mistake

    To the Editor: The recent Manhattan Mercury article about Eddie Lowery was well done and interesting, especially for those who had not known his story. I would like to add some context to his presentation about his exoneration from a .

  • Paid Endorsement: Carlin has earned your vote during six successful terms

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin is actively running, unopposed, to maintain her current legislative seat. She is the mother of four grown children, a Manhattan resident for more than 40 years and a K-State graduate. Sydney has served as Manhattan’s .

  • Paid Endorsement: Carlin dedicated to working to boost education funding

    To the Editor: Though Sydney Carlin is running unopposed for the Kansas House of Representatives, she continues to walk her district listening to the comments and concerns of her constituents. As we walk door-to-door with her, we realize this is .

  • Paid Endorsement: Republicans are doing more harm than good

    To the Editor: Like many other Kansas Republicans, we’re disappointed in our party’s leaders. Gov. Sam Brownback’s purging of moderate Republican legislators, devastating fiscal experimentation and undermining of health care are appalling. Sen. Pat Roberts’ lackluster performance .

  • Thanks for helping Kiwanis support many local projects

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Kiwanis Club would like to thank the community and sponsors for another successful Kiwanis Peanut Day fundraiser. On Sept. 26 and 27, we had Kiwanians and Key Club members (high school division of Kiwanis) stationed at several .

  • Paid endorsement: Kobach has misused office; Schodorf will serve Kansans

    To the Editor: “There is real voter fraud going on in Kansas and across America. Ironically, the perpetrator is the Kansas Secretary of State, Kris Kobach…” (Michael A. Smith,  Wichita Eagle, Oct. 9. Kobach created a new Kansas voting system .

  • Wars are highly profitable for contractors and dreadful for U.S. budget, taxpayers

    To the Editor: Is war the answer? It was in 1972, Congress and President Nixon declared war on cancer, allocated a billion dollars for research and predicted a cure in time to celebrate our nation’s bicentennial in 1976. Congresses and presidents .

  • Paid Endorsement: Both gubernatorial candidates stretch the truth in education funding claims

    To the Editor: Gubernatorial candidates Paul Davis and Sam Brownback have dueling claims about the current administration’s supports for K-12 education. I checked their arguments with budget data from the Kansas State Department of Education. In order to judge .

  • Paid Endorsement: Roberts has served our state superbly; why would Kansans consider a novice?

    To the Editor: As voters, we are employers of our elected officials. Elections are job performance assessments. Sen. Pat Roberts deserves our support because he works issues that matter to us. America and Kansas are better because of him. Roberts .


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