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Letters To The Editor

Enforcement of noise laws could bolster court fees

Note to Judge Kent Jeffirs, who is going through budget cuts to keep his city court solvent:

11 hours ago

Belief in God is the root of all American accomplishment

This great country was basically founded and grew to be the wonderful nation it is on the belief in God.

11 hours ago

Military-style weapons for cops open to debate

Should local police have military-type equipment in their inventory? It's a matter of debate.

11 hours ago

If local rail system ain't broke, don't fix it

In regards to the South Shore railroad:

11 hours ago

Mitch Daniels has done it right

It's obvious a recent writer does not like what Mitch Daniels has done for Indiana. Maybe he should look at the fact he kept Indiana financially sound and in the black while our neighbor to the west flounders in near bankruptcy. Indiana is one of the nine out 10 states with the highest econo…

11 hours ago

Don't be shocked by Buffett's duplicity

During the 2012 campaign, President Obama hammered Mitt Romney and the Republicans on tax policy, citing Warren Buffett’s claim that he paid less income taxes than his secretary.

September 01, 2014 12:00 am

Why is the media silent on adult illegal immigrants?

The "coyotes" in Mexico and the terrorists are laughing their butts off knowing that America can't close its borders and protect American citizens. It has been reported from time to time that 290,000 illegals have recently crossed the border into our country and were pretty much set free wit…

September 01, 2014 12:00 am

Governor should rethink shuttering Camp Summit

The state employees have already become victim to no pay increases for the last several years. They are mandated to work 86 hours every two weeks before they get overtime.

September 01, 2014 12:00 am

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge invigorates cause

By now you have seen the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos.

September 01, 2014 12:00 am

Major Portage roadway needs maintenance

Lenburg Road was paved two years ago -- sections of it anyway, from Salt Creek bridge to 149.

September 01, 2014 12:00 am

Williams all wet on race, union contentions

Once again, Walter Williams presumes to insult our intelligence. This time it's union bashing, and his method is revisionist history. Labor unions, he tells us, are dedicated to the ruination of black people -- brought on, no less, by the evil of minimum wage.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Don't belive the liberal spin on conservative stereotypes

As election seasons near, conservatives must be prepared for the assault on America’s liberties as conservatives are depicted as extremists, bigots, national protectionists, homophobes, Bible thumpers, gun-toters, racists, greedy, and a host of many other vitriol insults.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Buncich's logic flawed on fight against precinct consolidation

Lake County Democratic Party Chairman John Buncich is worried that consolidating precincts in Northwest Indiana would suppress the Democratic vote.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Illinois term limits intentionally kept off the voting table

Apparently the voting public will not be able to vote on a question of term limits in Illinois.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Commissioners didn't understand or neglected quarry concerns

Mr. Michael Repay and Mr. Richard McDivitt voted yes to approve the application for the Singleton Stone Quarry permit application. All three commissioners were in attendance at the drainage board meeting and heard documented facts about the results of the procedure necessary to quarry this area.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Minimum wage isn't a career path

Thank you, Mr. Lutze, for proving my point that teachers, intentionally or not, are doing this country a great disservice by teaching socialist/communist economics. If you truly were taught and believe we have class structure as it is in other countries — and do not understand where money co…

August 29, 2014 12:00 am

Steelworkers should prepare for negotiation fight

The time is now, for all active and retired steelworkers, to prepare for the fight we face in 2015.

August 28, 2014 12:00 am

Incorporate sanctions in illegal immigrant issue

Here’s and idea for President Obummer on how to stem the tides of illegal aliens coming from Central America. Since he was so eager to install and enforce sanctions against Russia for their intrusion into the Ukraine, why not do the same to the countries in Central America that these invader…

August 28, 2014 12:00 am

Peace and prosperity no longer apply to America

Remember the saying, "Peace and Prosperity?"

August 28, 2014 12:00 am

Jackie Robinson players are the definition of cool

When my son was in middle school, he attended a summer program at Purdue University Calumet. A young women, his own age, asked, "Are you in a gang?"

August 28, 2014 12:00 am
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