Letters to the Editor

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    Educate, don't train athletes

    Our public schools for decades have focused education on colleges, universities, and sports and athletic programs. When they should have included real alternative schools, such as vocational and service education. And most of all reading, writing and arithmetic.

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    Why not term limits?

    This is an open letter to Jay Hoffman and James Clayborne. I would like for you to explain to the citizens of your districts why you believe that we should not be able to vote for limited terms for our elected officials. You and the rest of the democratic leadership in Chicag...er, I mean Springfield...

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    Affordable Care isn't

    I saw in the Aug. 17 paper both sides of the Affordable Care Act, and I wanted to respond to the part that claimed ACA is working for people and their premiums are down, or something to that effect.

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    Obligation more like a life jacket

    A lot of Catholics bemoan "holy days of obligation," especially when these days fall during the week, because some feel it poses an inconvenience. The reasoning goes that after working all day people just want to come home and rest. And some believe this "obligation" imposes an undue burden upon...

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    Robin Williams needed God

    Robin Williams was an amazing man. It looked as though he "had it all" -- talent, money, wit, fame -- he was a comic genius. But the one thing he didn't have is the most important thing a man can have -- a close, loving relationship with God, his Creator. And that would have made all the difference...

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    Obama taking over

    Thank you Professor Turley, of George Washington University, for your courage and forthrightness in explaining to the House Judiciary Committee how Obama has knowingly and repeatedly violated the Constitution. Our Constitution gives the power to go to war exclusively to Congress, but Obama thinks...

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    Terrorize criminals daily

    Now is the time for registered voters within the metro-east to contact their elected representatives and law enforcement departments and respectfully offer constructive criticism on their job performance. They do have websites, e-mail addresses and phone numbers. They could use your moral support...

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    Say it ain't so

    There has been cheating in baseball for as long as the game has existed.

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    NAACP needs new name

    Have you ever seen the NAACP coming to the aid of the people except when it is a black man. The NAACP needs to change its name to NAAAAMO, which stands for National Association for the Advancement of African-American Men Only. The NAACP only shows up when it involves an African-American male. An...

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    NAACP is MIA

    I have a question for the NAACP. Where were they when grandmother was randomly shot walking down her neighborhood street with her grandchildren by her side? Where were they when she lay in the street and her grandchildren tried to help her up even though she would never get up again? You want justice...

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