Letters to the Editor

Letter: Speak out against mayaor’s tax plan

I agree with the uproar about the 3-by-5 tax increase to raise tax dollars for the library. The voters did not approve the increase, but the mayor has ...

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Letter: Writer forever linked to Holocaust

Regarding Charles Krauthammer's March 13 column #x201c;The Holocaust and Jewish identity#x201d;: I read and reread and then removed it from the newspa ...

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Letter: Pat Murphy embarrassing himself, party

It's time for Democratic candidate for Congress Pat Murphy to stop attacking Monica Vernon for having once been a Republican. I chose Vernon to be my ...

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Letter: Abortion isn’t a reproductive decision

Robin Berman's letter arguing that abortion is a reproductive decision illustrates one of the basic falsehoods of the pro-abortion rights rationale (# ...

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Letter: Water quality should be a priority

I continue to see, through the actions of the legislature and the governor, state financial resources being lost or reduced through tax giveaways and ...

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Letter: Way to go, Creative Corridor

The Forbes Magazine Best Employers of 2016 is a who's who list of local companies: Nordstrom, No. 1 clothing company; Rockwell Collins, No. 2 aerospac ...

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Letter: Israel deserves our support

I am writing in support of David Nadler's guest column on April 22 #x201c;BDS bill supports Israel.#x201d;It is not possible to negotiate with people ...

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Letter: Vote for candidates who make climate a priority

Please do not vote for any candidate who does not have a livable planet as a priority issue.The planet is showing many signs of becoming unliveable. T ...

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Letter: Learn more about genetic disorder

Imagine being told that you have a disorder for which there are few medical treatments. That is what happened to me 50 years ago, when I was first dia ...

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Letter: Control our borders, protect workers

Regarding the Non-Sequitur cartoon published April 17: This cartoon addresses the wall that Donald Trump wants to build on our Mexican border. In a pe ...

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Letter: Leaders must advocate for F-35

While in the military, I was thankful for the most advanced technology and weaponry possible. The access to this kind of premium hardware helped me ex ...

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Letter: We all have a right to free speech

Terrorism can be defined as #x201c;the use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims.#x201d; This spring and summer and especially ...

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Letter: Ray is dependable, trustworthy

We have a county supervisor, duly elected, who decides he wants to switch parties. That's his right, no argument, but one residual issue remains: who ...

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Letter: Hogg is champion for mental health issues

I have known Rob Hogg for many years. He has been a supporter for mental health issues.Twenty to 25 percent of the population has a mental illness. An ...

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Letter: Funding education is not a priority

Now, we see the results of our governor's gratuitous actions for state businesses by cutting their property taxes. Late last year he convinced us that ...

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