Letters to the Editor

Fight the corruption

When my late father retired in 1985, all he got for a pension was $175.04 a month and his small Social Security check. He never got a COLA increase annually nor did he get any other benefits. He had to pay his fair share for family medical benefits while working.

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A good police department

I need to comment on the endless referencing of police departments that allegedly don’t employ enough people of color. I don’t know about other cities, but in Fairview Heights, police officers are unique employees.

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You’re getting very, very sleepy

You’re getting sleepy, very very sleepy. Listen up, hear me now and obey: You have the right to give up your private property for the sake of others. You have a right to a shabby home, poor health care and a mediocre job, as the government sees fit. You must become part of the collective, the village. You must worship the god of statism.

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Live in peace

It is beginning: The Charleston young man talked about starting a race war, but he is only a pawn in the real game. The game is what we see when President Obama begins trying to capitalize on this kind of event and now the Rev. Louis Farrakhan.

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I was duped

Yes. I admit it. I was duped by the satirical website, “The Daily Currant.” I should have known that George W. Bush would not have the integrity to admit to any mistakes concerning Iraq.

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There are differences

Marriage and Holy Matrimony are not the same thing and never have been. The fact that they are often performed together is at least partly responsible for the misconception that they are one and the same thing.

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Take it from Horton

After reading the BND’s editorial on why the Supreme Court made the correct ruling on gay marriage I can only conclude one thing — that the book “Horton Hears a Who” supplants the Constitution of the United States. Using the quote from this book, “a person is a person no matter how small” is so profound that it trumps the Constitution and all the great minds that put it together.

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