Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Donald Trump won so get over it

Letter to the editor writer James J. Price, of Coulterville, Illinois, says that people need to get over it that President-elect Donald J. Trump won the election and people need to stop protesting and worry about real issues.

Letters to the Editor

Trump needs to accomplish what he promised

Letter to the editor writer Lee Pitzer, of O’Fallon, Illinois, says he read letter writer Leon Anderson’s response to his letter and says that President-elect Donald J. Trump was elected as revenge and a revolted of the little people against the elites and that know he must justify this misplaced faith by accomplishing what he promised after backing out of several promises already.

Letters to the Editor

Trump is vulgar, bombastic, lubricious and xenophobic

Letter to the editor Fred Ehrstein, of Belleville, Illinois, says President-elect Donald J. Trump is insufferably vulgar, blatantly bombastic, wildly lubricious, snidely xenophobic, cruelly misogynistic, perversely narcissistic, obsessively bigoted, crudely acquisitive, alarmingly unstable, viciously vindictive, curiously uncurious, and wittingly mendacious.

Letters to the Editor

Stop blaming women for sexual assault and rape

Letter to the editor writer Ginny Kiernan Dahlberg, of Belleville, Illinois, says people need to stop blaming women for sexual assault and rape, that women are not to blame for lax morals of any ma and that folks need to be educated about sexual assault and rape so we can stop blaming women and stop supporting rape culture.

Letters to the Editor

America was built by the “under-educated”

Letter to the editor writer James McAfee, of Belleville, Illinois, says he’s noticed that many recent letters to the editor say that President-elect Donald Trump was elected by under-educated males, questions what they view as uneducated and points out the United States of America was built by many who had no more than a high school education.

Letters to the Editor

Blue collar does not mean uneducated

Letter to the editor writer Robert E. Bailey, of Maryville, Illinois says there are millions of blue collar workers who would be offended by letter writer Art Sheridan’s uneducated comment and that many educated people voted for President-elect Donald Trump as well.

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