Stories by Jack Burke

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

Letter: What about tolerance?

"Higher power" seems a fair way to describe a deity that many choose to believe in based on their own conceptions.
By Jack Burke

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Letter: Why wasn't city pro-active?

Why didn't city leaders ask the right questions?
By Jack Burke

Friday, Feb. 8, 2013

Letter: Vote for principles, progress

I urge people to vote for politicians who will represent the values we cherish.
By Jack Burke

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Letter: Diligence creates 'luck'

You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity by legislating the wealthy out of prosperity.
By Jack Burke

Friday, Feb. 3, 2012

Letter: Let free enterprise reign

People from other countries flock to our shores for the opportunity to better themselves. We should be demanding elected officials to allow Americans to do just that.
By Jack Burke

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Letter: Wealth doesn't multiply by dividing it

You work yourself up by applying yourself. It's amazing how lucky you can get by hard work and determination.
By Jack Burke

Monday, May 2, 2011

Letter: Share pain, sacrifice to save nation

Our future generations will have to live with decisions we make now.
By Jack Burke

Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011

Letter: Painful cuts are best path to recovery

Are we strong enough as a country and as individuals to take that medicine? I hope so, for all our sakes.
By Jack Burke

Monday, Dec. 27, 2010

Letter: Ordinary folks just trying to get ahead

Last time I looked, millions of Americans owned stock in hopes of increasing their wealth and sharing in the country's prosperity ...
By Jack Burke

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Letter: Whatever you do, don't feed the beast

The plan is to hook you on the benefits now so it becomes easier to rationalize pushing off the fiscal responsibility (paying for it) until later.
By Jack Burke
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