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  • Brownback’s ‘experiment’ hurting low-income Kansans

    To the Editor: I’m writing this in the hope of cutting through the political noise of the upcoming election. I have a story to tell, and I believe it matters. My name is Mary Lucas and I’m the .

  • Paid Endorsement: Laffer approach discredited; Brownback plan has failed

    To the Editor: A few years ago, Gov. Sam Brownback (or Kansas taxpayers?) paid an enormous consulting fee to Arthur Laffer to provide counsel on policy aimed at promoting growth in the state. Regarded by most knowledge-able economists as a .

  • Paid Endorsement: Put a stop to misjudgment; vote to remove Judge Bosch

    To the editor: Over the past few years, I have read several articles in local papers and online websites regarding our local district court judge, John F. Bosch. In the Oct. 5 Manhattan Mercury, an article titled “Judge’s sentences raise .

  • Paid Endorsement: Help re-elect Pat Roberts, a proven leader with integrity

    To the Editor: If you truly want what’s best for Kansas, it makes no sense to choose Greg Orman over Sen. Pat Roberts. Here’s just a short list of Pat Roberts’ accomplishments for Kansas and Manhattan. See more .

  • Royals were a welcome distraction from mudslinging

    To the Editor: Hooray for the boys in blue… and their coach, Ned Yost! I watched practically all of the Royals’ games this season on TV. The Royals were spectacular. They were having fun, and one could tell there was .

  • Paid Endorsement: Roberts’ despair explains campaign ad with Snyder

    To the Editor: For many, college football is a civic religion. Despite their faith in Coach Snyder, hopefully football fans are perceptive enough to see his endorsement of Pat Roberts as nothing more than desperation on the part of the .

  • Endorsement letter: Brownback’s tax policies have dug Kansas into a hole

    To the Editor: As the election looms, we need to be aware of the false and misleading claims of Gov. Sam Brownback. Brownback continues to claim that Kansas is going great and it’s time to “hit the accelerator.” Kansas .

  • Paid Endorsement: Elect God-fearing people who respect the right to life

    To the Editor: Friends, Romans, countrymen (and women), and fellow Kansas citizens: As the elections near, we are subjected to too many commercials on TV. As for the governor’s race, the big dispute is about how much is spent .

  • Paid Endorsement: Brownback, Roberts have wrong approach

    To the Editor: Over the course of their campaigns, a good number of ads that have been on television for Gov. Sam Brownback and Sen. Pat Roberts have contained more contempt for the president than explanations of what the candidates .

  • Paid Endorsement: League has long strived to inform, educate voters

    To the Editor: The only purpose of the League of Women Voters’ recent letter to the Mercury (Oct. 24) was to remind citizens to vote and to share information on voting places and times. Now, though, Bill Felber’s follow-up letter (.

  • Paid Endorsement: Vote for Carlin to show support for her efforts

    To the Editor: Even though Rep. Sydney Carlin has no opposition, you will see her name on the ballot when you vote. Be sure to check her name to show your appreciation for her past efforts in the Kansas Legislature .

  • Paid Endorsement: Remove liberal justices from Kansas Supreme Court

    To the Editor: Vote “No” to retain the two Kansas Supreme Court Justices — Eric Rosen and Lee Johnson — who voted to overturn the death sentence of the Carr brothers after the Carrs had been convicted by a lower court of .


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