Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Disappointed in local newspaper

Letter to the editor writer Robin Wheeler, of Belleville, IL, says he is disappointed in the Belleville News-Democrat, his local newspaper, for publishing an editorial cartoon by Glenn McCoy comparing Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to Ruby Bridges, the child to desegregated her school, and he can no longer trust his newspaper.

Letters to the Editor

More to come

Letter to the editor writer Russell C. Fette, of Collinsville, IL, says former President Barack Obama merely followed the actions that had been implemented and did not single-handedly fix the Great Recession.

Letters to the Editor

How to stop terrorism

Letter to the editor Madison Ratay, with the Borgen Project, says President Donald Trump’s travel ban is extremely controversial and may or may not be effective and that there may be a different solution to our nation’s safety.

Letters to the Editor

We need to lead our leaders

Letter to the editor writer Joseph Reichert, of Belleville, IL, says in 2016, only 53.3 percent of us voted and if half were Republicans and half Democrats, — disregarding the others — it means that what we end up with is rule by 26.5 percent of citizens

Letters to the Editor

There are better ways than the oil pipeline

Letter to the editor writer Rita Cooper, of O’Fallon, IL, says oil pipelines are not the best idea because their could be a massive oil spill underground that could contaminate an aquifer that eight states depend on and that President Donald Trump is determined to destroy America to further enrich his billionaire friends.

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Different doesn’t always mean wrong

Letter to the editor writer David J. Busse, of Maryville, IL, says many people are complaining that President Donald Trump does things differently than other presidents, but Busse points out that just because something is different, doesn’t mean it’s wrong.

Letters to the Editor

BND readers sound off on cartoon, Trump, township

Belleville News-Democrat readers in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO, in St. Clair County, Madison County, Monroe County, Clinton County and Randolph County including the cities of Belleville, IL, Edwardsville, IL, O’Fallon, IL, Collinsville, IL, and East St. Louis, IL share opinions on the news nationally and in the southern Illinois and St. Louis, MO region.

Videos

Althoff can't hold on as CBC wins a basketball thriller

The Christian Brothers High School Cadets defeated the Belleville Althoff Catholic High School Crusaders 62-60 in an IHSA and MSHSAA high school boys basketball game played in Belleville, IL in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.
Norm Sanders nsanders@bnd.com
Althoff can't hold on as CBC wins a basketball thriller 1:30

Althoff can't hold on as CBC wins a basketball thriller

Central senior deals with loss of his mother during basketball season 1:07

Central senior deals with loss of his mother during basketball season

O'Fallon District 90 board casts final vote on boundaries issue 1:06

O'Fallon District 90 board casts final vote on boundaries issue

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Where can you find great margaritas in the metro-east?