Letters to the Editor

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    Letter: Same-sex marriage

    The Idaho Statesman recently printed letters regarding same-sex marriages. One, presumably written by a layman, quoted from the Bible. One from a church minister used no Scripture. The minister exults in same-sex marriage. The other says homosexuality is vile and worthy of death. A study of God'...

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    Letter: Sherri Ybarra

    What a travesty. Ybarra's election to the superintendent of public instruction position left me dumbfounded. I could not believe what I read in the Idaho Statesman the day after the election.

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    Letter: Idaho trains

    Watching Maine - a small, isolated state - incrementally re-create passenger rail service, what might Idaho learn, given we already possess the existing lines and depot to put Boise back on the rails?

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    Letter: Teacher pay

    The State Board of Education is in the process of developing a new teacher pay schedule. My suggestion is to follow a pay schedule that has been tested and analyzed by agencies that have put huge resources into salary schedules. Take a close look at the United States military pay schedules, which...

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    Letter: Social Security numbers

    In the Oct. 16 Consumer Alert by Robb Hicken, we are warned to safeguard our Social Security number. As a senior I strongly agree and make every effort to read all articles I am able to find regarding scams aimed at seniors.

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    Letter: Idaho politics

    On Nov. 4, approximately one-third of the eligible voters in the U.S. of A. turned out, re-electing approximately 96 percent to the House and Senate, whose estimated approval ratings was/is 11-20 percent (depending on which poll one is quoting). While the Republicans were running away with (some...

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    Letter: Politics

    Now that the one percent has planned carefully and has become victorious in its quest for a country just for their own, perhaps we 99 percenters should come up with some ideas for the country that has been left to us. We could have our own national anthem: "Sixteen Tons" (1946 top of the charts ...

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    Letter: Idaho politics

    Congratulations Idaho. With your votes you have cemented Idaho's place in history: the Mississippi of the West.

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    Letter: There was a chance

    So sad for Idaho. This beautiful state, with all its natural amenities, could be a crown jewel in the region. Instead we are known as the Mississippi of the north. A laughingstock, near last in education, good jobs, wages, animal rights, human rights and health care for its people. Idaho had a real...

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    Letter: Train travel

    This is in response to Mr. Nokkentved's Guest Opinion on train service to Boise.

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