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Letters to the Editor

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Dear Editor:

I feel compelled to respond to last Saturday's column "I stand with Israel" by Gordon Smith. Basically, it is a good article, however it contains several inaccuracies. Because of space limitations, I will only focus on the religious aspects.

The "chosen people" concept is misunderstood. The purpose of being "chosen" is to serve God. With every privilege there is a binding responsibility.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Dear Editor:

Here is the question of the day. How does a Carbon Tax reduce the amount of Carbon Dioxide that goes up into the atmosphere? Doesn't the tax just increase the amount We the People have to pay to purchase a product that still sends the same amount of CO2 into the air?

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Dear Editor:

In April I submitted an opinion article expressing the power of the people through voting. The recent election of Democrat Kathy Hochul to a republican majority held district in New York state is a testament to that power. The decisions we make when we vote are a powerful means of communication with our elected representatives.

The turmoil within our country demands that we be informed as to exactly what our elected officials are doing or are not doing for the constituents that have chosen them for representation.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Dear Editor:

I recently read about the appointment of the new warden for the Carbon County Prison and the waived criteria of the college degree for the on the job experience.

I received a Criminal Justice Degree from Kutztown University in 2005 at age 53. Do you think, if a person is in the criminal justice field for 20 years, that he or she would go to college and spend the time and money to earn the respected degree for that up coming position? How do you think the many who followed this procedure feels about this decision?

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Dear Editor:

Now that I am officially not a candidate for public office I guess I can exercise my FREE speech rights again. In a more enlightened society or with a little more time and money our message of freedom and constitutionally limited government may have achieved much different results.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Dear Editor:

During the past election, only a few individuals asked to be shown what was actually happening in Rush Township, not listening to rumors but seeking out facts. At all township meetings, I have repeatedly told residents I would spend as much time as needed to show any and all documents allowed by law.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Dear Editor,

Hey! There is an elephant in our living room and gee, he just pooped. Oh my, now what are we gonna do?

This seems to be the typical protocol of this state, county, the whole area.

Come on Carbon County Comprehensive Planning Committee. Whose hat did they pull this group out of and just who does it consist of?

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Dear Editor,

The story by Ron Gower and the other large article on the editorial page in Monday May 9's paper about the Pa. Senate and House wanting the towns to stop advertising their meetings in the papers and do it on the internet and the other crap is the most ridiculous law ever tried to be passed.

Every one doesn't have computers and internet things. Wake up you politicians and do what you are voted into office to do. Do the right thing for the ordinary people.

Keep putting those items about the towns in the newspapers where everybody can see them.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Dear Editor,

Letter writer J.A. Lankolis finds comfort in evolution, as do all closed minded people. Is this why?

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Dear Editor,

The theory of evolution purports that life originated from non-living inanimate matter. The theory of creation purports that life originated from God. Did life evolve out of non-life? Or was life created by God? In regards to the origin of the species the above statements depict the basic difference between these two theories.