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Letters to the Editor: Feb. 21

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Voices crying in the wilderness To the Editor: Last night, I watched Rand Paul and Mike Lee battling vainly against the tide. The tide in this case was their fellow senators, who have lost their minds and are willing to sell this nation’s security and future down the river for the sake of a short-term, stopgap, partial budget Band-Aid. Retired Adm. Mike Mullen, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has said the gravest threat to our security is the national debt. Not Russia, not China, not Islamist terrorism, not even North Korea, but our debt. A recent, “partial ...

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Let us go in love

This summer I traveled to another country where I was a minority, and a discussion in that country sparked my thinking about prejudice and racism. After I returned, Ferguson unfolded, and I watched racial lines being drawn. Regardless of my own ethnicity, I realized no one is actually free from deeply-held prejudices or stereotypes.

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Global shift

The shift in Israel of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu further to the right is foreboding and most certainly is not in the interest of the United States.

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New Sammelmann farm park

So, County Executive Steve Ehlmann is “disappointed”and County Council Chairman Mike Klinghammer disagrees with over 7,674 of his constituents (3,837 households of at least two persons submitted county surveys) for their choice of the “best use” of the new 116-acre park in St. Charles County (“County park on site of former Sammelmann farm to remain natural,” Mid Rivers Newsmagazine, Dec. 17).

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Driving on Manchester

To the Editor: Dear drivers on Manchester: Can we all be a little bit nicer to each other? As new resident of Ballwin living directly off Manchester Road, I’d like to send out a kind request. Please, be kind when driving on Manchester. Put down your phone, pay attention, don’t block intersections, let someone go in front of you and please – if someone lets you in, give that person a wave! Be kind and say thanks! Since moving to Ballwin in July I’ve been so disappointed driving on Manchester. My rule of thumb is to let someone in when ...

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