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‘Tis the season to thank ‘newspaper people’ who bring you the news

Letters to the editor

December 23, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: ‘Tis the season to thank newspaper people. Whether you read your news in the morning, afternoon or evening; whether you read your newspapers in print or digital; whether you read national or local newspapers — take time to sprinkle a few words of kudos in an em...

Reader thanks newspaper, Trakas for preventing apartment building

Letters to the editor

December 19, 2019

Letters to the Editor Traffic on Highway 21 seems to be much worse this year for the morning commute, especially from Suson Hills to Interstate 270. I wanted to thank The Call for it not being even worse. The Call was instrumental in allowing our community to stop a major 232-unit apartment complex at Ba...

The impeachment process is ‘rigged,’ with Republicans kept out of it

Letters to the editor

December 18, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: The impeachment process is rigged. When Bill Clinton was considered for impeachment, both the majority and minority party were granted full and equal power to call for witness testimony as well as subpoena authority to compel witnesses to testify. In contrast, w...

Sunlight has health benefits, but sunscreen is needed even in winter

Letters to the editor

December 18, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: As someone who loves to be outdoors but has dealt with skin problems in my family, I have been researching sunlight and the effect it has on us for my anatomy school project. When I surveyed 95 students at my high school, only 13 people strongly agreed that su...

Electoral college should stay, writer argues; states get an equal say

Letters to the editor

December 17, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Angie Dunlap, in an Oct. 31 letter to the editor, supported the idea of electing a president via a national popular vote — i.e., a pure or direct democracy. I disagree — our current electoral system should remain in place. The founding fathers of our country...

Reader asks Green Park to vote out the city’s letter-writing alderman

Letters to the editor

December 11, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: No one needs to bother reading the text of Green Park Ward 1 Alderman Michael Broughton’s letters anymore because they are all the same — hate filled, ignorant and so totally out of touch with the American people. When I read the headline in his Oct. 18 letter, I decid...

‘Vote no and close your wallet,’ reader says of any and all tax increases

Letters to the editor

December 10, 2019

Letters to the Editor  To the editor: I am responding to The Call’s Oct. 24 letter by Mr. Joe Spezia Sr., “Join the ‘smart and rich’ and vote against every type of tax increase.” I am in complete agreement with Mr. Spezia, but would like to change the battle cry to “Vote no and close yo...

Obama not worried about global warming, so you shouldn’t be either

Letters to the editor

December 5, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Here’s all you need to know about global warming and the dangers of being underwater in the next 12 years. President Obama was an ardent supporter in the fight against global warming, but he recently bought a $14.85 million mansion in a “flood plain” on Martha...

Writer saddened by Broughton’s letter, defends actions of Christians

Letters to the editor

December 4, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: It was so sad to read Green Park Ward 1 Alderman Michael Broughton’s Oct. 7 letter. Especially given that he is a community leader. Christians do not preach damnation for sin, including abortion, but rather repentance and forgiveness. This is a basic tenet of the Chr...

Levee is the flooding culprit, as flooding victim in Sunset Hills argues

Letters to the editor

December 4, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: The St. Louis Post-Dispatch report (9-1-2016) headline reads, “Valley Park levee was built too high, and neighbors paid the price.” That headline tells the story. Glenn Koenen’s Oct. 10 letter doesn’t contain one fact to disprove this truth. He tells us he ...

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