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Letters To The Editor

Would Bayh run again to answer questions?

Former Indiana Gov. Evan Bayh might run for governor of Indiana a second time. Why? Does he have some questions to answer?

11 hours ago

Torture, indefinite detention anathema to justice

The letter calling for the machine gun execution of Guantanamo Bay prisoners is disturbing and ignorant.

11 hours ago

When will humans realize killing isn't answer?

When are humans going to mature enough to realize that killing, and more killing, is not the answer? How much money is being made by creating more intense killing machines? How much damage to life and property is enough?

11 hours ago

Societal improvement, decline begins in schools

The intentional devastating dumbing down attack on our educational system is progressing at an alarming and hazardous pace. The limited knowledge of history of famous personnel, in addition to industrial accomplishments, is contributing to our rapid intellectual decline.

11 hours ago

Today In History: July 28, 1914

There are some happy boys in Hammond today, and they carry The Times to all parts of the city. They are guests of The Times at the great Hagenbeck-Wallace shows, the most stupendous circus that ever came to town. They will probably be responsible for hundreds more coming tonight.

11 hours ago

Obama has answers, but none is correct

For Americans who may not be aware (and there appear to be many of you), heed the following. Our elected leader Barack Hussein Obama, working in harmony with the major oil companies and their respective flunkies, will soon have solved all of our problems.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Williams debunks Dems' myths about poor

I want to thank Walter Williams for debunking the Democrats and liberals' cry for the poor, even though they won't agree with the facts.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Buy U.S. automobiles, keep jobs and dollars here

The second most expensive item purchased in our lives, next to buying a home, is an automobile.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

What's taking so long to fix our cul de sac?

I am annoyed at the lack of attention our cul de sac receives. We have had a section of sidewalk taken away at least six months ago in front of a sinking sewer.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Right to work means you're helping GOP

Those of you basking in your newfound freedom of right to work, do you fully appreciate all that you've gained?

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Grape Escape in Munster stomped on our hopes

The Grape Escape? On July 19, my wife, family members and I attended the Grape Escape at Centennial Park in Munster. We arrived late afternoon. Just like all previous events, there was an extreme shortage of parking.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
President's party should help pay for travels

President's party should help pay for travels

What does it cost when the president goes to a fundraiser or campaigning for himself or other candidates? We as taxpayers are footing the bill for his political jaunts, and I for one am tired or it.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
Liberal politicians should heed Washington's words

Liberal politicians should heed Washington's words

Liberal politicians, furious over the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision, have vowed to find a way to reverse it. Liberal politicians have also pushed for the ENDA act, giving special workplace rights to gays.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Despite 'no tax' pledge, Repay allowed it

Victoria Koegel suggested we “get the facts” before placing the blame of a county income tax on Commissioner Mike Repay, claiming he “saved” us from an even higher tax.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Today In History: July 27, 1914

Hobart Township is to be divided and its entire northern portion is to be annexed to Calumet township. The annexation will include the 8 square miles comprising the town of Miller.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Leash your dog out of respect for others

My husband and I enjoy taking our two small dogs for walks. We always put them on leashes, but when we go to a certain park in Hobart, we invariably encounter people who do not have their dogs on leashes.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Pressure Russia, nations that support aggression

During this Captive Nations Week, current events remind us of Russia's repetitive expansion policies. In direct violation of nations' sovereignty and territorial honor, Russia has invaded Georgia, Crimea and eastern Ukraine.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Will birth control foes care for those children?

In response to Stephen Jarzombek's July 3 response, the gentleman brings up some valid points in his letter which could cause complications in the law as well as in the courts as well as personal hardships on the citizens of the USA! However, that is not my concern at this time.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Hire Lake County residents only for job vacancies

Based on the current economic malaise and stagnant Lake County unemployment rate of 7.9 percent (per May 2014 Bureau of Labor statistics report), local government officials should be reminding all employers it is their best interest to hire Lake County residents only for all job vacancies.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Democrats use power of incumbency, too

I read Rich James' July 20 column where he complained about Hal Slager using taxpayer money to mail political propaganda to his constituents. I got one of the same July 19 from state Rep. Chuck Moseley.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am
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