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Letter writer asks: ‘What’s the problem with Green Park alderman?’

Letters to the editor

April 11, 2018

To the editor: What’s the problem with Green Park Alderman Michael Broughton? His constant complaining and hatred of law-abiding conservatives is getting old. We can only hope he has no aspirations to seek higher office. It would be so refreshing if the Call’s Letters to the Editor would limit ...

Green Park alderman offers suggestions for Trump military parade

Letters to the editor

April 11, 2018

To the editor: News agencies recently reported that the Pentagon is planning President Donald Trump’s requested parade, which is scheduled for Nov. 11. The parade will take place in Washington, D.C., and be part of other scheduled Veterans Day activities. The Pentagon estimates the parade cost to taxpaye...

Letter writer responds to criticism of efforts to change state TIF laws

Letters to the editor

April 5, 2018

To the editor: Regarding Peter Russo’s March 15 letter to the editor, “Letter writer opposes Tsichlis’ effort to change Missouri’s TIF law,” it must be noted that this is not Lindbergh Board of Education Treasurer Mike Tsichlis’ bill. Dr. Tsichlis is a supporter of the bill, which is spo...

Resident thanks Crestwood Board of Aldermen for help with zoning

Letters to the editor

April 5, 2018

To the editor: I would like to thank the Crestwood Board of Aldermen for their help in assisting me with a zoning situation recently. I had an issue that required a vote of all aldermen. I communicated with them prior to the meeting to ensure they understood the issue and my position. A few of t...

Reader agrees with Broughton: Arming teachers is an ‘idiotic idea’

Letters to the editor

April 5, 2018

To the editor: Finally, someone in a political position is saying what needed to be said: “Arming teachers is President Donald Trump’s “latest idiotic idea,” as Green Park Ward 1 Alderman Michael Broughton said in his March 8 letter. Well put. I was a middle-school teacher for 30 years. I grew ...

Oakville High student explains why students walked out of class

Letters to the editor

March 21, 2018

To the editor:   The March 14 walkout was more than just a walkout for me and the other students at Oakville High School. We as students want to feel safer at school and we want an environment where we don’t have to worry about things like shootings and break-ins.   On the day of the walkout, ...

Broughton’s letter on ‘wide-eyed gun nuts’ sounds like profiling

Letters to the editor

March 21, 2018

To the editor: Green Park Ward 1 Alderman Michael Broughton’s March 8 letter regarding “wide-eyed gun nuts” sounds like offensive profiling.  He implies the “nuts” who like “military-style weaponry” desire to be “like real soldiers.” With that profiling and narrow-minded thinking, I coul...

Letter writer opposes Tsichlis’ effort to change Missouri’s TIF law

Letters to the editor

March 16, 2018

To the editor: Lindbergh Board of Education Treasurer Mike Tsichlis trying to change the state’s tax-increment financing, or TIF, law proves beyond a doubt that public school boards do not have the interest of the people and businesses who support these schools at heart. Are schools operating their own state?...

‘All options should be on the table’ when it comes to school safety

Letters to the editor

March 16, 2018

To the editor: In response to Michael Broughton’s letter headlined “Arming teachers, school staff President Trump’s ‘latest idiotic idea,’” I say how is the current plan working with so-called secure entrances and school resource officers in some places? If you think it is possible to keep gu...

With the election of LNEA candidates, ‘coup’ complete in Lindbergh

April 12, 2017

Letter to the Editor To the editor: What ended 12 years ago in the Mehlville Fire Protection District with the election of Aaron Hilmer has just begun in the Lindbergh School District with the election of Cathy Carlock Lorenz, Matt Alonzo, Christy Watz and Mike Shamia. The Mehlville Fire Protection...

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