Letters to the Editor

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    McHugh will be missed

    I met Mary McHugh only two years ago yet we bonded immediately like sisters.

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    Service from Social Security

    With all the bad and demoralizing news about the Internal Revenue Service and Veterans Administration and other government agencies in recent weeks, I just wanted to put in a good word for our Social Security Administration, especially the employees at our SSA in Belleville. We may not always get...

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    Wrong place for 18-year-old

    The Monday Belleville News- Democrat news report: "An 18-year-old man is dead ... leaving a nightclub in Washington Park ... at 3:32 a.m. ... 30 bullets struck the vehicle the victim was inside of."

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    Substance to this Quinn appointee

    OK, I admit it. I read the BND headline "Quinn puts moratorium on IDOT political hiring," saw the accompanying photo of the 30-something new Illinois Department of Transportation secretary appointee and prepared to lambast Quinn for not putting his money where his mouth is.

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    Easier to blame Obama

    Quite a few News-Democrat readers said they were awaiting my response to the conservative letter writers who challenged my letter urging citizens not to support Republican leadership in November.

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    War on women rages on

    Republican war on women? Where Republicans have taken over state governments and the U.S. House, it certainly seems so. They want to outlaw abortion and some types of birth control. They want to defund Planned Parenthood, even though 97 percent of its activities are for women's health and that of...

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    Brains still need to develop

    According to scientists, Homo sapiens use 5 percent of their brain potential. This explains the existence of religion. It is ironic that we medicate and institutionalize people who hear voices, yet believing in fairy tales out of the Bible is fine.

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    Liberals ignore the facts

    The liberal motto could easily be, "Never let the facts get in the way of a good story, and so it goes with BND letter writer Sandy Boshkoff.

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    Prenzler worthy of re-election

    I am not a Republican or a Democrat; in fact, I am pretty cynical about politics these days but I wanted to write a letter for my friend Kurt Prenzler, the Madison County treasurer.

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    Living the American dream

    Can you believe this? Without any money from the Belleville taxpayers or being picked by Mayor Mark Eckert and the "yes" men on the City Council, a business flourishes at 1600 W. Main St. I'm talking about perhaps the best place in Belleville to eat. This is no secret to average folks in town(*16...

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