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Reader says virus is not a conspiracy, plus it’s far worse than H1N1

Letters to the editor

May 1, 2020

Letter to the Editor To the editor: An April 2 writer to The Call, Larry Bierman, suggested a conspiracy against President Trump amid the present COVID-19 pandemic. He also suggested the media didn’t cover the H1N1 pandemic of 2009 under President Obama the same way. Let’s see: H1N1 is a type...

Sunset Hills resident questions candidate’s questionnaire responses

Letters to the editor

May 1, 2020

Letter to the Editor To the editor: I read John Stephens’ comments in the March 27 edition of a local newspaper and am scratching my head. He stated that he created his personal Facebook group Sunset Hills Neighbors with no assistance from the city. Those of us who have created Facebook groups kno...

Reader agrees with ‘every point’ PETA made about Teddy, but not with PETA as an organization

Letters to the editor

April 22, 2020

To the editor: I am responding to the letter from Teresa Chagrin in the Nov. 21 Call Newspapers’ “Letters to the Editor” regarding the alleged, horrific stabbing of a dog named Teddy. I agree with Ms. Chagrin on every point she made regarding cruelty to animals; however, I know that PETA’s idea of cruelty goes far beyond what concerned, loving people would even consider “...

A reader appreciates Sunset Hills’ transparency and communication

Letters to the editor

April 2, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: After reading a few articles and letters to the editor, I feel obligated to write. I don’t understand how anyone who does not participate in community activities, sit on a city committee or attend open-to-the-public aldermanic meetings and parks and recreation mee...

Thank you to Mehlville Fire paramedics who rescued a local woman

Letters to the editor

April 1, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: I want to publicly express my gratitude to the professional EMTs of the Mehlville Fire District who treated me in my time of respiratory distress from pneumonia and heart-related issues. I always felt that I would make it because of the way the EMTs treated me o...

Is virus a conspiracy? Virus exists, but reader says panic is overblown

Letters to the editor

April 1, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Is the virus a conspiracy theory? Would you like to hear a conspiracy theory about the China virus? Just think. President Trump has a 40 percent base that loves him, he is an incumbent president with a great economy, and they usually get re-elected. The mainst...

It’s not time to point fingers; it’s time to find a cure and get through it

Letters to the editor

March 31, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Instead of pointing fingers, this is the time for the world to work together to find a vaccine or cure and to find ways to treat the victims to find effective ways to stop transmission. And it doesn’t help the goal of worldwide cooperation when our leader is trying to buy...

We are lucky to live now, when we can shelter in place, wait for cure

Letters to the editor

March 31, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Shelter in place isn’t so bad after all. With all the deaths this virus has caused, I wonder if it has not affected civilizations in the past, say 5,000 years ago. Maybe this virus was the source for civilizations that have disappeared mysteriously. Think ab...

Surprisingly, reader says he agrees with Broughton about something

Letters to the editor

March 26, 2020

Letter to the Editor To the editor: In what some may find surprising, I wanted to mention some areas of agreement with Green Park Ward 1 Alderman Michael Broughton. If I’m correct, I believe he is opposed to Better Together and I’m definitely opposed to Better Together. A recent letter ...

Older people can be fit and healthy, contrary to 100th day of school

Letters to the editor

March 25, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: The 100th day of school is supposed to be a fun celebration of becoming 100 days smarter. This year in addition to a project consisting of 100 items, my girls were asked to dress up as 100-year-olds. This gave me pause. I am a physical therapist who specializes ...

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