Letters to the Editor

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  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Medicaid cuts

    Why is it the state of Idaho insists on cutting benefits to the most needy? The latest cut in Medicaid benefits for PSR workers is a case in point. Rather than hide those with disabilities or needs, PSR workers are hired to help integrate those with special needs into society. No longer do we shunt...

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    Letter: Les Miserables

    Holy Mackeral… Zow, Pow, Wow, Zappo - what a performance! Stephen Mitchell Brown, Brian Sutherland, Tom Ford, Jodi Dominick were phenomenal, and Kyle Jean Baptiste and Keri René Fuller, well, wow again! The whole cast was outstanding, from the prostitutes to the bridesmaids!

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    Letter: Speed limits

    Since when has AAA Idaho been given veto power over state laws? Idaho was set to raise interstate speed limits to 80 mph on July 1 based on traffic engineering data, but then AAA objected.

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    Letter: Immigrants

    Illegal immigrant children: Where is our religion?

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    Letter: Idaho millennials

    The article by Audrey Dutton on Idaho millennials was a great snapshot into the difficulties and varying beliefs young people face. As a recent BSU graduate, college athlete and career-aspiring woman, I feel the struggle of the first two women interviewed. However, when reading the comments, I saw...

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    Letter: Hobby Lobby

    I am more than a little concerned over the ruling for Hobby Lobby's lawsuit. In fact, I find several of the recent Supreme Court rulings disturbing. Constitutional law should benefit all the people, not just a few.

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    Letter: Private prisons

    On July 1, the Idaho Department of Corrections officially took back control of the Idaho Correctional Center (ICC) after 14 years of operation under the private prison company Corrections Corporation of America (CCA). As the Lewiston Tribune put it in their opinion piece in the Idaho Statesman July...

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    Letter: Les Miserables

    Good news! For what I saw and experienced July 4, the citizens of Boise like and support good music. What I'm referring to is the musical performance of Les Miserables at the Shakespeare Amphitheater. The place was packed.

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    Letter: Obama and Nixon

    In response to Robert Ehlert's and David Adler's opinions in the July 10 paper: I can't stand any more Republican bashing by these guys and Dan Popkey.

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    Letter: Hypocrisy

    I want to call your attention to an important and highly visible spectrum of the performing arts that hasn't been recognized. I suggest that the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and PhARMA jointly establish the criteria and sponsor an appropriate ceremony and award for this art form.

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