Letters to the Editor

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  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Land of the free welfare

    In a recent letter, Kevin J. Gagen asked a timely question: Are we (America) still a land of opportunity, or should we just consider returning Lady Liberty to France?

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    Wait to comment on St. E's

    I read the front-page story June 27 about Memorial's comments about St. Elizabeth's. To me, the last paragraph made the most sense. Why comment when you don't know what is in the report?

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    Pass it on is the plan

    My husband and I were grocery shopping on July 8 about 5:30 p.m. When we went through the line, we sent back an item because we did not have enough money. But when we were bagging our groceries, the checker brought the item back to us. The checker said, "It's a gift."

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    Voting changes intended to benefit Quinn

    Your editorial "Early voting ripe for fraud" hit the mark. However, may I suggest that when Gov. Pat Quinn's upstate supermajority railroaded the bill through the capitol, they exceeded mere political cronyism and exhibited the earmarks of tyranny.

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    Immigration with order

    Letter writer Kevin Gagen recently opined that we should allow all refugees into our country because, after all, we've done it before. We have, but in a controlled manner.

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    Not really refugees

    In the recent letter "America forgets its roots," the writer obviously doesn't know what the term "illegal" means. These children are not refugees; they are here illegally and many of them arrive here via airline transporta-tion.

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    Christmas market is reason to shop in Belleville

    I would visit downtown Belleville for a a German Christmas market. Visiting the Christmas marts in Germany was one of my favorite holiday traditions while we were stationed in Germany.

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    Guns, Benghazi and more

    In response to Lee Harris' letter on June 26: I love my country, my president and the citizens loyal to our American ideals. Since space is limited I cannot address all his points sensibly, but I will try.

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    The VA shows the future

    Thomas Breen, a 71-year-old Navy veteran who had blood in his urine and a family history of cancer, went into the emergency room of the VA hospital in Phoenix. Staffers identified his case as "urgent," but sent him home to wait for an appointment. "He cried," Sally, his daughter-in-law told CNN, "...

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    Obama feeds his own ego

    A famous person once said, "Once a person shows you who they are, believe them." This is often given as advice to young women who want to marry a guy who is selfish, abusive, lazy or fill in the blank. They think once they are married, they can change the man and live happily ever after.

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