Letters to the Editor

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    Letter: Trump

    Trump, you’re fired. The June 26 endorsement of Donald Trump’s presidential bid by one of the Statesman’s most outspoken liberal-bashing letter writers should have Hillary and the Democratic party dancing in the streets

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    Letter: Gay marriage

    The problem with the SCOTUS ruling on Gay Marriage is it reinforces the fallacy that We the People need permission from our government for what is really a private and personal matter between two free individuals who were born with certain unalienable rights, including the right to marry whom we...

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    Letter: Dams

    Do you believe the four lower Snake River (LSR) dams are critically important to the power supply of the Pacific Northwest? Here are facts derived from Bonneville Power Administration and Corps of Engineers data.

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    Letter: Toy guns

    May I speak about guns? Why do we still have and sell toy guns for children? Kids do not need these kinds of horrible toy weapons to learn about living in peace. We need to teach tolerance and kindness so that the next generation can withstand and solve problems that will come to them not by using...

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    Letter: Idaho Shakespeare Festival

    Wow, Megan Dunay (June 23 letter). I’ve heard of comparisons made between dissimilar objects expressed as comparing apples to oranges. Comparing the Idaho Shakespeare Festival to ISIS is comparing apples to Jupiter. Is she trying to tell me the ISF has the same intentions toward humanity ...

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    Letter: Ten Commandments

    Many people believe the Ten Commandments in the Bible (Exodus 20:1-21) are direct commands from Jehovah God himself. But in order to follow them faithfully we must believe there is water underneath the earth. However, modern atheistic science says there is no evidence for this claim: the earth is...

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    Letter: American flag

    So I see where they got rid of the Confederate flag to pacify a certain group of people whom it offended. What will happen when another group of people decide to bring down the American flag (Stars and Stripes) because it offends them? What will all this appeasing certain groups lead to? I am a ...

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    Letter: Charleston shooting

    In 2012, the latest year for which I found statistics, 13 people were murdered in Charleston, S.C., compared to Chicago, where there were just over 400 people murdered, and in Los Angeles there were over 250.

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    Letter: Guns

    Some folks — NRA officials among them — have suggested that the horrible shooting of Bible study members in Charleston could have been prevented if only they themselves had been packing heat. Presumably, after the shock of seeing or hearing the first several shots, those still unhurt...

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    Letter: Mississippi state flag

    Shame on Mayor Dave Bieter for his decision to remove the Mississippi state flag from the flags that stand at Boise City Hall because it contains the stars and bars emblem. Mississippi is still a U.S. state.

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