Letters to the Editor

Rise up, Alabama!

What does it take for the citizens of Alabama to get MAD and upset enough to take on the corrupt dirty politics, which includes the Governor and other elected officials?  They support Alabama Power Company’s threatening the...

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The radioactive threat of coal ash

Esteemed fellow-Mobilians:  I write to you as members of the Lagniappe team of authors of excellent articles concerning the coal-ash dump in our vicinity. My views on the subject stem from my coordination of research teams...

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‘Thank you for opening our eyes!’

To the editor: Thank you for your series on the “Tensaw Time Bomb.” I am on the verge of throwing up worrying about the possible impacts of Tropical Storm Barry on Power Plant Barry (how ironic?).  How may days of rain; how many...

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Get Lake Forest out in the open

To the editor: Thank you so much for writing about what is going on in Lake Forest, Daphne. It’s been such a dirty little secret for so long. We Concerned Citizens of Lake Forest are 1,800 strong and have to tolerate being...

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Why no federal funding for bridge?

To the editor: I am writing to you about the tolls that are being proposed for the I-10 Mobile River Bridge project. I am opposed to the tolls. Based on what I have been able to find out about the financing of the project, we...

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Letter Carrier Appreciates

I know I speak for many residents in the Eastern Shore area when I express sincere appreciation for our letter carrier, Susie Wangner. She is so pleasant and always has a smile, even when sweating in the searing heat! I...

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The Mayor Stimpson Horse and Pony Show

There is a new show in town. Full of smoke and mirrors, dis- appearing acts, and invisible people. It’s “The Mayor Stimpson Horse and Pony Show,” and it is now playing at the Mobile Civic Center. Spoiler alert: If you haven’t...

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Mobile’s Riverfront (Our Front Porch) Development

To the editor:                  Mobile is in the process of creating an experiential entertainment and leisure-based redevelopment and programming of our magnificent working riverfront at Cooper Riverside Park, the home of our...

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Measle-y morons?

Dear Editor: Regarding the article in Lagniappe (“Hidden Agenda” by Ashley Trice), May 1-7, 2019, I was surprised to see “ridiculously unnecessary cases of measles … in communities with a bunch of unvaccinated morons.” According...

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