Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Nothing under the tree this time?

Letter to the editor writer Thomas L. Ripley, of Belleville, IL, says that he has heard most of the crime in his area is committed by juveniles and that his neighbor had packages taken of his porch and theorizes that the juveniles had nothing under the tree this year.

Letters to the Editor

Where have you been?

Letter to the editor writer Betty Homyer, of Granite City, IL, asks where letter writer Frankie Seaberry has been because she thinks former President Barack Obama was the best president ever and Betty Homyer does not, and says she is glad he is leaving office.

Letters to the Editor

Privileged information on St. Peter

Letter to the editor writer William P. Clark, of Belleville, IL, says in the BND’s Jan. 9 editorial about the Church’s response to the scandal of sexual abuse by members of the clergy raised the question of timing or lack of by the Church and that the editorial’s author seems to have privileged information about St. Peter.

Letters to the Editor

Our choices in the April township election

Letter to the editor writer Doris Carthy, of Belleville, IL, says if you want the township employees to control the township board and supervisor position, vote for the “Citizens for a Better Township” party, and if you want to have elected officials who will be looking out for the taxpayers, vote for the “Independent” candidates in the April 4 election.

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Opinion: Preview the 'Madigan: Power, Privilege, Politics' documentary

From 7 p.m. Thursday through 7 p.m. Sunday, BND.com will host a documentary by the conservative Illinois Policy Action group on Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan. "Madigan: Power, Privilege, Politics" is an hour-long look at how Madigan came to power and the pitfalls of so much power being concentrated for so long. Here is a short preview of the documentary.
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Opinion: Preview the 'Madigan: Power, Privilege, Politics' documentary

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