Letters to the Editor

Log out and give thanks

Ashley: I just read your “Hidden Agenda” column in the Oct. 31 issue (“This is who we really are”). Congratulations on a well-written and thoughtful piece of journalism. We need more articles like this. As a born-again Christian...

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Throw away the key

Rob: Thank God your wife is safe … for now. Maybe the defendant will choose a different target next time. Welcome, old-timer, to the new age of social justice. This is a time in which the justice system compassionately fosters...

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Money for nothing

Rob: I wish I could say your column “Should We Feel Safe” conjured up humorous images of Barney Fife crushing the suspect’s leg in the car door while trying to arrest him, in a manifestation of Barney’s ordinary misjudgment and...

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Country over party

Editor: I’ve voted for a Republican. Once. I’m about to vote for a Republican again. So, what in this age of tribalism, when American voters choose a side and pledge their undying loyalty, would make me turn toward the other...

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A polio-free planet

Editor: What would you think if you woke up on Monday morning with a slight headache and by the end of the week you could not move your legs? This nightmare has recently occurred to clusters of children in Colorado and Minnesota...

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Downtown airport vs. quality of life

Editor: I’m all for progress in the Port City but we have to keep in mind quality of life. The contemplated move of Mobile’s airport to Brookley doesn’t make sense to me. A couple of large planes taking off and landing at...

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State Sen. Trip Pittman says farewell

For the past 11 years I have served the citizens of Alabama, representing Baldwin County and the Gulf Coast area in the Alabama State Senate. As a firm believer in the value of term limits and the idea of citizen-legislators, I...

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Job interview feedback

Rob, Just wanted to acknowledge your creative use of a fictionalized job interview to show us how almost anything can be taken to a degree of virtual insanity. Finding something wrong with someone is easier than focusing on...

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Clarke takes issue with column

To the Editor: I read with great interest your Sept. 26th commentary on the Mobile Housing Board and was appalled that you would publish such inaccurate information, albeit your opinion. Even though I have not worked at MHB for...

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What Oakleigh taught me

Editor: My name is Trinity Walker. I am a resident of Mobile County, a senior in high school and an advocate for the historical preservation of our lovely city. In addition, I am an Oakleigh Belle and an Azalea Trail Maid....

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