Letters to the Editor

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    Just learn from mistake

    As an Illinois resident I was embarrassed to read that Chicago area state Rep. Monique Davis recently introduced a resolution for Little League International to reinstate the championship victory for the Jackie Robinson West’s Little league team.

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    Separate, not escrow

    The purpose of this letter is to help resolve the St. Clair Township sewer escrow account controversy.

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    Questions remain about Madison County investments

    Madison County Board Chairman Alan Dunstan and Auditor Rick Faccin criticized Treasurer Kurt Prenzler’s investments. Given Prenzler’s recent actions, which resulted in recovering $340,000 in an out-of-court settlement with Sterne Agee, one wonders if Dunstan’s and Faccin’...

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    The rest of the recovery story

    Just a few comments about a recent letter by an individual who was proud to be a Democrat.

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    Safety trumps politics

    I recently spent 15 minutes trying to get on Scott-Troy Road from Vincennes Trail/Borchers Lane in O’Fallon. This intersection urgently needs improvement so that motorists on the east and westbound legs can safely negotiate the intersection.

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    Be open to all views

    During my Presidents Day observance, I stumbled across a quote from President Obama from the University of Michigan commencement in 2010.

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    Insurance is a must

    I watched a TV news report about two local communities that have no insurance on their police and city-operated vehicles. I can’t believe it. Are we so apathetic that we allow those in authority to circumvent and outright disobey the law? (We’ve plenty of examples by the president). ...

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    Experience matters

    Time is fast approaching when the working people of the United States must file income tax statements. Would most people go to a high school freshman with one semester of accounting to do their taxes or to a CPA? If you voted for Barack Obama (once or twice) you would probably go to the high school...

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    Overcrowding problems fade away

    Last year at this time we were told we needed to make improvements to the St. Clair County Jail. Overcrowding was so severe that the county released prisoners every Thursday. We were told if we didn’t improve the jail, the federal government would force the county to build a new jail, which...

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    Just being sarcastic

    In regard to Frank Austin’s reply to my letter Feb. 11: Yes I was jesting! The letter was chock full of sarcasm and satire to expose the Democrats and the left, They are horrified by waterboarding and then neuter our CIA in gaining intelligence from cold-blooded murderers while not flinching...

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