Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Not the Founding Fathers’ intent

Letter to the editor writer Russell C. Fette, of Collinsville, IL, says that Article IV, Section 4 of the Constitution states that “the United States shall guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of government” and says nothing about a democratic form of government or a democratic republic.

Letters to the Editor

A taste of his own medicine

Letter to the editor writer James Voelker, of Waterloo, IL, says he is pleased that President-elect Donald Trump thinks President Barack Obama and others are questioning the legitimacy of his election by investigating Russian hacking and interference because he can’t handle the taste of his own medicine.

Letters to the Editor

We cannot throw caution to the wind

Letter to the editor writer Margaret Godwin Bergmark, of Lebanon, IL, says that the United States of American cannot through caution to the wind when it comes to dealing with Syrian refugees because we can barely support our own people in the state of Illinois with the way the budget is.

Letters to the Editor

A lack of understanding in world affairs

Letter to the editor writer Lee Pitzer, of O’Fallon, IL, says the problem he has with little people is their lack of general education outside their work specialty because it greatly limits their understanding and comprehension of national and world affairs.

Videos

Why you should take care of your mental health

A.J. French, founder of Gift of Voice, talks about the importance of maintaining positive mental health. She will offer free mental health classes at Eden Church in Edwardsville, IL in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.
Mary Cooley mcooley@bnd.com
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