Letters and Comments


April 2009


Reader Comment of the Day

A nice article, but to be fair, you failed to mention that the president has "challenged" his cabinet to come up with $100M in savings. Let's see, $19.6B of pork vs. $100M in savings—that should result in a funny named award.

Brad of TX in response to Peter Roff:


"Oink! Pig Book Shows the Pork"

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Reader Comment of the Day

Animal cruelty is still found in all corners of our supposed civilized society. I am saddened that all too often perpetrators are slapped with small fines and incredibly short jail sentences.

Marc Zimmerman of OR in response to Bonnie Erbe:

Death Penalty for Polo Horse Killers

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Reader Comment of the Day

Whether people like it or just think it is a passing fad, businesses should acknowledge that YouTube, Facebook, and other social networks have the power to drive huge amounts of traffic to your website.

Gary E. Haffer of MA in response to Mary Kate Cary:

Social Networking as Powerful as Ever

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Reader Comment of the Day

[Rep. Barney] Frank's job is to respond to questions and, yes, perish the thought, even criticism by the public he serves.

Jean Wierzbinski of CT in response to John Aloysius Farrell:

Barney Was Frank With the Harvard Law Student

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Reader Comment of the Day

And for you religious zealots, I know that the Vermont legislature did what Jesus would do, and I know that they were moved by the Holy Spirit to do it. Vermont, you rock. Now I can only hope that the California Supreme Court will too rock.

Rob Prentice of CA in response to Public Opinion:

What's ...

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On Top Retirement Spots

I recommend Chattanooga, Tenn., with its mild winters, mountains, streams, lakes, and a wide variety of dining, cultural, and outdoor activities [10 Affordable Places to Retire, usnews.com]. Chattanooga's low cost of living, excellent medical facilities, wide range of services are icing on the ...

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Reader Comment of the Day

Although technology allows us to conduct meetings via conference calls, face time still has benefits, as many professionals can attest. Whether the G-20 meeting is a waste of time or not, we will need to wait to see what decisions and results these leaders produce.

Sandra V. of LA in response to ...

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