Articles from the Letters section archive

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

Letter: Get war wording right

I've composed a proposed wording of a congressional declaration of war: "Be it resolved as of (date) the Congress of the United States in joint assembly declares that a state of war exists against ...
By Joseph H. McKeown

Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

Letter: City made me proud

I was moved to tears by this generous show of respect.
By Kim Carter Gunter

Letter: Policies set stage for dictatorship

Is this a conspiracy of the left?
By S.G. von Schweinitz

Letter: Levying stormwater fee is ridiculous

I think I'll charge the city of Augusta $100 a month for me having to deal with their stormwater running across my property.
By Brian Brown

Letter: Vaccines are unavoidably political

Media outlets choose to disseminate one-sided and biased information on vaccine safety.
By Maurine Meleck

Letter: Buckley makes MCG proud

He has sure helped MCG get back on the map.
By J. Wendell Duncan and M.D.

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

Letter: Beware the Pied Piper

At last I understand the meaning of what's going on in the Middle East, and see the reason our "Professor-in-Chief" at the White House refuses to call it terrorism.
By Molly C. Gray

Letter: Realize MLK's vision

The Rev. Martin Luther King spoke at Beulah Grove Baptist Church on March 23, 1968, and he was assassinated the following April 4.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

Letter: Medical care superb

The staff was outstanding and compassionate in my critical time of need.
By Gregory Topliff

Letter: Dems disingenuous

Maybe the president should try to work with the new conservative Congress and actually do something positive.
By F. Frank Chandler

Letter: Don't keep dogs tethered

If you have a dog who is tethered hour after hour, day after day, please consider changing the conditions under which he is living.
By Trish Nichols

Let feds regulate Internet

In this instance the FCC and our president are on the consumers' side!
By Prescott Nead

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

Letter: Obama is ruining nation

Caesar Obama and Democrats consider themselves to be the anointed ones - the ruling class whose obligation it is to manage the lives of others.
By Robert Smock

Letter: Celebrate diversity more

This is the month when we remember black people who have sacrificed and gone before us to give so much to make America greater.
By Matthew Hutcherson and Ph.D.

Monday, Feb. 16, 2015

Letter: Monitor border speeders

Speed bumps and signs so stating would slow traffic that flies across from both states.
By William Cooper

Letter: Sane taxation checks rich

Capitalism cannot help but create inequality, and it is government's role to check that tendency.
By Daniel Rowe

Letter: Make alt-school no-frills

Alternative school should be for those unfortunates who just could not understand the warning signs and truly do need a third chance.
By Priscilla Bence

Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015

Letter: How about this tax plan?

I really cannot think of a much fairer system.
By Hugh Barrow

Friday, Feb. 13, 2015

Letter: Alter death penalty law

The government should put the fear of God in these thugs who commit heinous crimes.
By Daniel Martin

Letter: Feature grand marshal

The symbolic head of our annual celebration and parade deserves better treatment by your paper.
By Walter Eubanks
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