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Climate change is the flooding culprit… not Mother Nature or a levee

Letters to the editor

November 25, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Glenn Koenen wrote in his Oct. 10 letter that the Valley Park levee was not responsible for the flooding and that Mother Nature was the culprit. I would like to add that mankind is the culprit here. Climate change and higher temperatures have caused an increase in ...

Writer’s ‘colorful’ language is judged differently than if said by a man

Letters to the editor

November 25, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Regarding Ed Rohde’s Sept. 26 comments directed at me: they remind me of a conversation I had with my husband years ago. He described my spoken word style as being too strongly stated, and I asked him how he would rate his own speech, using the same exact wordi...

Technology should be able to solve some of society’s biggest issues

Letters to the editor

November 25, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Some of the wide range of letters you’ve printed recently have been very thought-provoking. But most didn’t offer any real answers … or solutions. In a Sept. 26 letter, Ed Rohde criticized Ms. Georgeanne Gass because her Aug. 1 letter on abortion lacked an...

Conservative traits are laudable… but Republicans don’t follow them

Letters to the editor

November 21, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Authors submitting a writing for public viewing — i.e., letters to the editor — often rely on previously published documents such as the Constitution, et cetera, to support or enhance their particular view on a topic. Author Jean Flanagan supports her Sep...

Deacon: Killing innocent children in womb is not loving one another

Letters to the editor

November 20, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: This is in response to Pat Brooks’ Oct. 3 letter on “old-thinking people” complaining that the government is taking away women’s freedoms. I agree with you 100 percent, Pat, that Jesus said to love one another. How is that love being accomplished by...

Crestwood dog attack case shows animal cruelty should be reported

Letters to the editor

November 20, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Our hearts go out to the family of Teddy, a dog who was allegedly fatally stabbed by a neighbor in front of his guardians. The police should be commended for taking this case seriously. Research shows that people who are violent to animals often move on to abus...

Democrats not doing enough for country; impeaching Trump is ‘lunacy’

Letters to the editor

November 19, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Each hate-rotted rant about impeachment bolsters President Trump’s chances for re-election. Independent voters such as myself are beyond fed up with the lunacy of a Democratic House that has done nothing for the country and everything — honest and otherwise ...

County roads are like ‘third-world country,’ road sales tax suggested

Letters to the editor

November 13, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Many of the St. Louis County-maintained roads need to be repaved. Just fixing potholes is not enough. Some of our roads look like they belong in a third-world country, or worse. I know our sales tax is already high, but I feel that most of our citizens would vote ...

Sunset Hills officials ‘pulled a fast one’ on residents with rugby fields

Letters to the editor

November 12, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: There have been many people expressing their opinions about the issues surrounding the 20-year rugby field lease in Bander Park by the city of Sunset Hills. I believe most are missing the real issue. The real issue is not traffic, lighting, noise, alcohol or youth d...

Writer hopes Trump ‘locked up for next election’ as an ‘ultimate con’

Letters to the editor

November 6, 2019

Letters to the Editor  To the editor: Almost weekly we are subjected to letters in The Call from Trump sycophants that contain a multitude of falsehoods and are downright depressing in their failure to acknowledge the immoral, hypocritical and law-breaking activities of the president because of a perceiv...

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