Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Letters To The Editor

Saturday’s letters: St. Petersburg needs a change in course

Mayor’s raceTime for change in St. PetersburgTo summarize St. Petersburg’s problems under the current administration:First, the sewage dumping into waterways and the aquifer continues with only excuses and blame on others, no transparency, no admissi...
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Sunday’s letters: Tighten porous borders

After the terror | Nov. 2, commentaryTighten borders, track entrantsAgain, the New York Times has approached the difficult subject of how to anticipate terror attacks by pointing to the inadequacies of our laws in dealing with these terrorists in...
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Friday’s letters: Don’t retreat on reproductive rights

House Bill 490Don’t retreat on women’s rightsIt is appalling that in 2017, 44 years after the Roe vs. Wade decision, we are still fighting for a woman’s right to decide when and if she will have children. The latest attack on our rights is House Bill...
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Thursday’s letters: United effort needed to fix health care

Yes, you can sign up for health care | Nov. 1, editorialUnified effort needed on healthThank you for your terrific coverage of the enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act. There has been so much misinformation and such a lack of transparenc...
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Letters to the Editor for Nov. 3

Mother: System failed my son | Oct. 25, 2017A tragic story. Two deaths and the diagnosis "schizoaffective disorder, a combination of bipolar disorder, depression and schizophrenia." A label of a very serious mental condition and the failure of the...
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Wednesday’s letters: U.S. leading polluter

Carbon dioxideU.S. is a leading global polluterI keep hearing that China and India are the big polluters, primarily of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide that causes global warming, ocean acidification and climate change. Since I don’t trust the curre...
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Tuesday’s letters: Commission listens to Floridians

Key panel devolves into farce | Oct. 29, editorialCommission listens to citizensThis Times editorial misrepresents how the Constitution Revision Commission is actively incorporating ideas and proposed constitutional amendments submitted by Florid...
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Saturday’s letters: High earners don’t need a break

Report: Tax plan rewards top 1% | Sept. 30High incomes don’t need a breakThe current Trump administration tax plan boldly proposes a tax reduction for business while also quietly reducing taxes for wealthy individuals. It would appear that the lo...
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Monday’s letters: Owners, players, league must step up

Ballpark dreams need real money | Oct. 26Don’t hand bill to taxpayersIt’s time for the players, owners and league to step up to the plate. Taxpayers can no longer afford to fund a $1 billion stadium for sports teams to play a game in which a smal...
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Saturday’s letters: Majority party’s failure to lead

Trump exhorts GOP on budget | Oct. 23Majority party’s failure to leadThe current national Republican majority, and its unpopular ideas, cannot convince Americans. They pushed a health care bill disliked by up to 75 percent of the American people....
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