Maybe I should not be surprised that, despite their penchant for sensible solutions and cool-headed, rational analysis, the editors of The Economist would get so exercised over modest tax increases for the wealthy.
I wonder if you stay in the Senate long enough you would start to believe your own double-talk.
The federal government’s ineffective and uneven enforcement of immigration policy means that state and local governments try to fill the void with people who don’t know what they are doing.
Today’s paper had an article about an academic achievement program for black students at the high school called “Fas Trac”. I couldn’t help writing to the editor. Thank you for today’s article about the program that helps black students at City High. I wonder about the efficacy of naming the program “Fas Trac”. Barack Obama […]
Here’s my letter to Senator Coburn regarding his proposed amendment. I am disappointed that your proposed amendment to bill S2483 is prohibits only National Parks and Wildlife Refuges from enforcing federal regulations on firearms. While people are in fact allowed to bring their firearms into National Parks, provided that they are unloaded and stored, they […]
A couple of weeks ago I scooped up the jars and piles of coins on my dresser, counted them, and fit them into many paper rolls. This Saturday, I brought the rolls to my bank in my canvas shopping bags. And the bank wouldn’t accept them! I was incensed. I’ve never been to a bank […]
I really wish this letter had been published. National Geographic did not respond at all.
This letter indicates some of my cynicism about “The Greatest Generation”.
I wrote this letter about a radio segment I endured every morning in Mississippi. The Mississippi Public Broadcasting official who wrote back actually thought I wanted them to program a segment on aquariums.
A repost of a satirical letter I wrote to the Vice President after the Halliburton-related scandals broke. I’m sure it earned me a file.
Here’s a re-post of my letter to the director of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency after the Hurricane Ivan evacuation. I was pretty angry, as were a lot of other people. I received no response.
The Iowa City Press Citizen published my letter to the editor today. Does this mean I’m right?
Well I’ve done it again. My second letter to the editor in just over a week. This one was to the Iowa City Press-Citizen, regarding an opinion column about a family he saw on a reality televison show with a very odd lifestyle: J.D. Mendenhall complained on Mar. 1 of parents recently featured on a […]
I’ve come out of letter-writing retirement with an acerbic missive to the Des Moines Register. I was responding to a couple of letters-to-the-editor criticizing organic farming. I did not read the original article. My letter is as follows: Two letters to the editor on February 21 complain about favorable coverage of organic farming, citing, among […]