Letters to the Editor

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Letters to the Editor


Are honesty, integrity

out of date?

Re: the May 9 "Another View" cartoon by Henry Payne.

What difference does it make? It's dishonest, immoral and cheating. That's what difference it makes. Whatever happened to good, old-fashioned honesty, integrity and values? Rarely does anyone admit to wrongdoing, and if the person does, it's with a snide smile or a shrug. I cannot fathom any more of Hillary Clinton's indiscretions or wrongdoings. I will not vote for her under any circumstances. As for Tom Brady, what kind of example is he showing toward his fans -- that it's OK to cheat and then laugh it off? What is this world coming to?

Valerie Golembiewski

Southeast side

Congress lets nation down

by ignoring Middle East

It is significant that the Senate voted to give Congress a say on any future Iran deal. Of more significance is the total absence of discussion about ISIS and current catastrophes in the Middle East.

We have thousands of American troops in the Middle East. We have been conducting airstrikes and operations for some 10 months. President Obama has repeatedly asked for congressional authorization and leadership regarding these strikes, and even sent draft language to Congress for consideration. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy shockingly said that there would never be any discussion or vote on continual use of military force. How can this be?

We are quick to criticize the president, but Congress will not engage in any thoughtful floor discussions that pertain to our present and future actions across the Middle East. Instead, Congress is busy debating social agendas and taking care of the interests of their billionaire donors.

Kathy Krucker

Midtown

'Smart' water metering

is greatly needed

There has been much discussion of "smart" electric metering, but in our water-challenged city, I would suggest that smart water metering is a lot more important. …

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