Letters to the Editor

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  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Grandfather, where are you?

    For 30 years, I paid into Illinois’ Teacher Retirement System while the state failed to match my contributions.

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    Not opposed to St. E’s move

    In your editorial last Sunday, “Moving St. E’s into the future,” you incorrectly stated that the St. Clair County Health Department is opposing moving St. Elizabeth’s Hospital from Belleville.

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    Can’t support two hotels

    Well, it looks like we are going to give away some more taxpayer money to an unknown developer so he can build two hotels, etc., in Belleville. Are you kidding me? Who in their right mind thinks there is enough traffic-business to support two new hotels in Belleville?

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    Victory may be fleeting

    What happened last election? A lot or little depending on your view.

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    Bill places bobcats in peril

    A recent BND article regarding bobcat hunting stated, “Ken Staley, business owner in Millstadt, spends his days setting traps in pursuit of beavers, otters, raccoons and muskrats, but for years has craved the chance to catch a more exotic prey: bobcats.” Stanley goes on to state that...

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    Thanks, Trekkers

    Thank you very much to the Illinois Trekkers, the participants and the volunteers who make the Cookie Walk so successful every year. On Dec. 13, our store was packed with walkers-shoppers. The walkers are so much fun to visit with and are always in the best spirits.

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    What’s the rush?

    Thanks to all the impatient people on Frank Scott Parkway and Illinois 159 on Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. I know they are all very important people who can't wait for traffic to move, so they pull out and force their way into the traffic lane of their choice.

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    Rights, dogs and more

    I have a couple comments on two recent letters.

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    Protect the right to life

    At Republican conventions, the rules call for each state to elect one man and one woman to each convention committee. Praise God that U.S. Rep. Henry Hyde and Phyllis Schlafly of Eagle Forum were elected in 1988 to serve on the platform committee, and they beefed up the pro-life plank. It reads, &#...

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    A vote worth casting

    I would advise all voting citizens to obtain all the information and achievements of our next president, Ben Carson. To those who intend to vote for Hillary Clinton: Don’t waste your time Carson’s ability, character and patriotism far exceed hers.

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