Letter of the Day
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“How the heck are libraries still in business?” “Everything is online.” “I can download anything I want to a tablet or smartphone.” “I can get hundreds of books on my eReader.” “I can con...
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I find Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s concern about the widening economic gap in the U.S. to be particularly disingenuous. She and the other financially sophisticated members of the Federal Reserve must be aware that the Fed’...
The recent spread of Ebola to nurses treating the patient who died of it is of great concern. But what also concerns me are the experts who say that transmission occurs only when someone is symptomatic. From what we know about other viruses, specific...
Are you aware there is a birth injury that affects more newborns than those born with Down syndrome and muscular dystrophy?
With the Affordable Care Act debates, some criticism has fallen on our health-care workers. With the current Ebola crisis, news lauding “brave” health-care workers has become common.
A few weeks ago I wrote a letter to the editor taking Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Dempsey, to task for attempting to balance the military budget on the backs of the service members by cutting b...
A central theme in electoral politics today in America is an avoidance of issues. Instead, our attention is diverted to superficial aspects of politics. We are sold on the sizzle and not on the steak.
Help! I’m a substitute teacher.
Regarding, “Amendment 2 threatens communities in Sunshine State” by Susan Latvala (Other Views, Oct. 10): Whoa, Susan! Stop the alarmist tactic. Amendment 2 specifically identifies the debilitating medical conditions that a patient must...
In response to “Berry farmers’ neighbors fuming” (Front page, Oct. 12): Multitudes of people are being sickened by this chemical cocktail. Many of us have lived in the shadow of the strawberry fields for generations. Many of us b...
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