Posts Tagged ‘Letters to the Editor’

GOP R.I.P.

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To the Editor: Take a trip down memory lane to understand why “When Campaigning is an Exercise in Altruism: In heavily Democratic Manhattan, Republicans are a near-extinct breed” (Oct. 23). Manhattan Republicans haven’t offered Democrats serious competition for public office on any level in years. The citadel of liberal Republicans based in the East Side [&hellip
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INEXPERIENCE ALL AROUND

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To the Editor: Malachy McCourt mocks Sarah Palin for implying that she is an expert on Russie because Alaska is near that country (“Here Come the Russians,” Oct. 9). However, is that any different than Obama supporters claiming that Obama is an expert in foreign affairs because he spent four years of his childhood in Indonesia? [&hellip
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DONATE THE DONATIONS

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To the Editor: Concerning “Extend Term Limits For 2009” (editorial, Oct. 16), it would be the height of arrogance for anyone, including Mayor Bloomberg, Comptroller Thompson, Public Advocate Gotbaum, Council Speaker Quinn, Council Finance Chairperson Weprin, along with other Council members and Borough Presidents, to claim that overturning term limits is necessary because only they have the insight to run [&hellip
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VET SPEAKS UP

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To the Editor: Ms. Saffran calls me “extremist” and “fanatic” (Letters, Oct. 2). Let me set the record straight. Since graduating at the top of my Harvard undergraduate and my Cornell veterinary school classes, I have served as a consultant for cruelty case investigations on behalf of shelters and law officers. With the New York [&hellip
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HATS OFF TO WORKERS

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To the Editor: How great that you salute the service workers who work tirelessly with a smile and never a complaint. “Location, location, location” means nothing without “doorman, doorman, doorman.” Zsa Zsa Giggleman New York, NY Letters have been edited for clarity, style and brevity
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HORSES NOT MEANT FOR STREETS

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To the Editor: When any creature is used to enrich anyone’s pocketbooks, the subject seems to bring out untruths (“Fairytale Ride or Cruel Practice?,” Sept. 18). Anyone who feels that these horses are having fun just doesn’t give a darn about their safety or their lives. The reporter makes it sound like a ride in [&hellip
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