Letters to the Editor

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  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Recycling

    Seeing the recent article and editorial about recycling in Ada County, we wanted to offer a suggestion. The blue bins need to be picked up weekly, not every two weeks. We could easily have a full bin each week, and put in extra effort to flatten and prod as much into our blue bin as possible. We...

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    Letter: ‘You know’

    Can’t anybody speak on TV without saying “you know” in every sentence?

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    Letter: Day of Reason

    The rain did not deter those hardy people who ventured to the Statehouse on May 7, the day known in the media as the National Day of Prayer.

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    Letter: Discrimination

    It’s a shame there is no new land that we can go inhabit were we wouldn’t be discriminated against and persecuted because of our beliefs or religion. Wait, that’s America, where we live free, or at least it used to be.

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    Letter: Child support

    Are you aware that our state Legislature did not pass a federal bill for child support? I was so upset with the lack of responsiveness of the Legislature for not even voting on the child support legislation, SB 1067. This bill never made it out of committee, creating a backlash and possible loss...

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    Letter: St. Luke’s

    It’s not about Jefferson Street.

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    Letter: Violence and police

    In regards to a May 8 opinion by Richard Eppink of the ACLU:

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    Letter: Do unto others

    Followers of Christianity and Islam say, “Do unto your neighbor as you would have him do unto you.” Members of the military, of necessity, say, “Do unto others before they do unto you.” Members of the Democratic Party say, “Do good unto your neighbor.” And...

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    Letter: Higher education

    I too am of the opinion that the institutionalized approach of higher education is stifling the ability of students to learn, primarily through the continued use of a structure of tenure. I have a B.A. in business economics/finance and I am a chartered financial analyst. I have over 28 years of ...

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    Letter: Ill prisoners

    After reading the news article in regard to the convicts and their terrible health problems, I’m wondering just what would be gained by shortening their terms and sending them out into the outside world? Yes, we pay big bucks taking care of them in prison, but what would happen when they ...

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