Stories by Victor Reilly

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015

Letter: Ban all assault weapons

Citizens must no longer be allowed to possess such weapons.
By Victor Reilly

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Letter: Have we learned nothing?

The ugly consequence of that letter may be to kill any diplomatic solution to resolving Iran's nuclear interests.
By Victor Reilly

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Letter: Court is paternalistic

The effect of this case can be undone by requiring any employers with strong religious interests not to offer health insurance.
By Victor Reilly

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Letter: GOP should reconsider

Unless Republicans reconsider and accept their poorest citizens into Medicaid, they will be blamed for the truly horrible consequences.
By Victor Reilly

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Letter: Two strange concepts

The men with their billion-dollar bankrolls, as well as business money, now dominate our politics.
By Victor Reilly

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014

Letter: Ban dangerous fracking

If the numbers are correct, replacing coal with gas from fracking in generating electric power will add to, not reduce, our greenhouse.
By Victor Reilly

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013

Letter: Put the limit in perspective

Instead of setting a new limit, there is no limit and nothing need be done, thus removing it as a means to extract extreme demands for cutting spending.
By Victor Reilly

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013

Letter: Keep mixed-oxide plant open

It would be madness not to use the facilities, now nearly completed, to do this vitally important task. That mission is still essential.
By Victor Reilly

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013

Letter: Shutter mixed-oxide plant

Its construction cost has ballooned at least threefold, so it is likely now to be far too expensive for commercial nuclear reactor operators to buy without subsidy.
By Victor Reilly

Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012

Letter: Obama needs independents

Let us consider what a Mitt Romney presidency would be like.
By Victor Reilly

Friday, Sept. 21, 2012

Letter: An informed vote is vital

If Romney/Ryan wins and prevails over Congress, there would be hunger and homelessness like we haven't seen since the 1930s.
By Victor Reilly

Saturday, Aug 25, 2012

Letter: Republicans gone extreme

How could this possibly be in the interest of the majority?
By Victor Reilly

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Letter: Why the hatred for Obama?

It would be no surprise that this storm of negativity has influenced many ordinary, hard-working citizens.
By Victor Reilly

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Letter: Lucky should help needy

There may be no time in our country's history that we are more in need of a community attitude that extends a hand to all those in need.
By Victor Reilly

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Letter: Obama not guilty of crash

The writer's mistake, basic to many of his points, is that Obama is in some way responsible for the crash of 2008, or at the least of its consequences.
By Victor Reilly

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012

Letter: Romney's tax rate unfair

If it was salary, he'd pay a rate of 35 percent.
By Victor Reilly

Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011

Letter: Voters need a real choice

We citizens need a choice between the ones now in office who care not at all for most of us, and those who will really consider the needs of all of us.
By Victor Reilly

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011

Letter: Candidates must provide specifics

Generalities are meaningless. We must insist that candidates give us specifics as to all they would cut, and how much money that would save.
By Victor Reilly

Friday, Aug 19, 2011

Letter: Does GOP reflect the will of the people?

The Republican threat is still there - this time putting national security and defense spending into hock.
By Victor Reilly

Monday, June 27, 2011

Letter: Rethink the MOX mission at SRS

The alternative is to use that method to dispose of all the plutonium.
By Victor Reilly
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