Letters to the Editor

We reap what we sow

To the editor: As a society we took Christian teachings out of public schools. As a society we have policies that promote single parents, usually headed by a female. Young men have no one to talk with, to listen to them or to...

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Comedic economics?

To the editor: Congratulations on adding some comic relief to the (August 28) edition of Lagniappe in the form of the letter submitted by Don Epley, PHD Economist, Mobile, “Considering toll economics.” My first thought was did...

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Not all have benefitted

Dear Editor: City of Mobile Finance Director Paul Wesch and his staff have crafted a well-intentioned city budget for FY 2020 at the direction of Mayor Sandy Stimpson. Thankfully, economic trends have not necessitated funding...

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Consider toll economics

To the editor: One more thought on the toll discussion has to cover the economics involved. One of my professors in graduate school used to say, “The world is full of good economics and bad economics — be sure you can recognize...

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5G rolling out at ‘alarming rate’

To the Editor:  Bill Sisson, President and CEO of the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, wrote a Commentary article which advocated the accelerated roll out of 5G technology to update our infrastructure. The FCC determined that 5G...

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Preserve our present treasures!

Dear Editor: Mobile is a unique city with a proud heritage and culture. Famous for Alabama’s deep-water port, Mardi Gras, live oaks, French and Spanish historic ancestry, and an almost sacred dedication to the historic...

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Clotilda replica makes sense

To the editor: As usual, Ben has a common sense approach to a subject. It would be my hope that our local leadership would read and encourage our national leadership to take a lead in helping us preserve this treasure. Toward...

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Civic Center plan makes little sense

To the editor: As both a homeowner and a landlord in downtown Mobile, I am alarmed at the plans for the replacement of the Mobile Civic Center. An outdoor arena makes little sense given that Mobile is one of the rainiest cities...

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