Letters to the Editor

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    Letter: WEA wants best for kids

    In its April 13 editorial, the Herald editorial board accused the Washington Education Association of "using children as pawns." The editorial went on to say that, "The teachers' union's latest tactic of encouraging parents to opt-out of standardized testing is self-serving," and that it is a way...

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    Letter: Minimum wage

    In the State of the Union Address, President Obama spoke of raising the minimum wage for federal contractors and encouraged states and companies to do the same. He then made a statement that shocked me: "Americans overwhelmingly agree that no one who works full time should ever have to raise a family...

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    Letter: Illegal immigration

    I just read Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's statement concerning the events at the Bundy ranch in Nevada.

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    Letter: Students should arrive with positive traits

    Regarding Your Letter Best for April 13 by M.E. Walker, I have three comments:

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    Letter: Do as I say, not as I do

    President Obama loves to romance women with politics. Liberals are after naughty words like the prejudiced word "craftsman" and the insolent pronoun "he." Speaking of which, here comes crony Press Secretary Jay Carney, who is quoted addressing a global issue involving Iran: Talks are "moving forward...

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    Letter: Cast the first stone

    With this big hubbub over the couple with the two young children who recently were rescued from their sailboat, I say this: "Let the person or persons who have never made a stupid mistake be the ones to cast the first stone."

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    Letter: Show respect

    I recently visited my parents' graves on the anniversary of my mother's death. While there, two things happened. First, nearby where I was standing, a lady was carrying a watering can to refresh flowers placed at a gravesite.

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    Letter: Same-sex marriage

    We all live subject to natural law tempered by judgment. For instance, everyone must eat, but how much we eat depends on judgment. Reproduction is also part of natural law. Sex between a man and woman is nature's way of producing children. Is sex good or bad?

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    Letter: State park donation

    A few years ago, our state legislators decided they would no longer fully fund state parks from the general budget. To that effect, state taxes do not directly support our priceless parks.

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    Letter: Real-world connections

    Regarding D. Stearns' Fast Focus letter on April 6. Even when Concord was king in local grape vineyards, it seems there was always a few twisting vines of a sour variety.

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