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Vote ‘Yes’ to House the Homeless

Vote ‘Yes’ to House the Homeless

Editor, No one individual or organization is responsible, including the ACLU, for forcing the state mental hospitals to close or the VA to release mentally ill patients.  The idea in the ‘60s was that local communities would be better at providing personalized care.  That’s how we got the homeless everywhere. To save the city enormous […]

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No Pyrotechnics for this Veteran, Please

No Pyrotechnics for this Veteran, Please

Editor, I find the argument regarding such frivolous displays as wonderfully reflective of patriotism or nationalistic pride not only bogus, but hysterically ridiculous (“Show to Go On,” May 20).  In fact, war veterans have a lot of reservations about such symbolic gestures by naive civilians. For those who wish to truly support their country’s freedoms […]