Letters to the Editor

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    Transplants help life go on

    My third trip to the Transplant Games of America, this year in Houston, Texas, was even more rewarding than the previous two in 2010 and 2012.

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    Only so much America can do

    I sympathize with the efforts of the thousands of undocumented alien children flooding across our borders. I've seen much of this planet and most of it is a cesspool. I'm sure all of these children can tell you horror stories as to why they shouldn't be sent back to their country. I know none of...

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    Lead and close District 189

    One of your letter writers decided to respond to my previous letter calling retired St. Clair County Judge Milton Wharton and his associates leeches and Uncle Toms.

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    All Star mis-selection

    The selection of Adam Wainwright as the National League starting pitcher at the All-Star Game over Clayton Kershaw was wrong, shows misplaced loyalty, and may come back to haunt the eventual National League pennant winner in October.

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    First, learn about state law

    Recently BND letter writer and St. Clair County Board candidate Tim Buchanan pontificated about county elected officials being eligible for unemployment insurance. Unfortunately for Buchanan, he only demonstrated his ignorance of state law.

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    Suspect should stay locked up

    As a proud animal activist who belongs to PETA, the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the ASPCA and the Humane Society of the United States, I read with complete outrage the recent Belleville News-Democrat article about a 43-year-old man, Terry Davis, charged with sexually molested a Rottweiler puppy.

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    NYPD should try a Taser

    Just maybe our local police departments can advise the New York Police Department about the use of Tasers (Thomas A. Swift Electric Rifles) to subdue individuals who resist arrest. Resisting arrest, whether the individual is guilty or not guilty, is not an option.

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    Shriners help our children

    Congratulations to the Ainad Shriners of Southern Illinois.

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    Be part of the solution

    I hope the current crop of erstwhile Republican politicians will consider these words. I also hope that this is how my grandson's generation of Americans will consider the term of our current president. I hope everyone will consider these words of a great Republican president before they make anymore...

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    From immigration to Congress

    Everyone has an opinion. Here are some of mine.

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