Posts Tagged ‘Letters to the Editor’

Christmas, Continued

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To the Editor: Although it would be easy to think of Malachy McCourt’s belated rant on Christmas (“’Tis Not the Season,” Jan. 21) as mean-spirited, he is actually mostly correct. He says, “The so-called Christians… converted the feast of the sun god into a celebration of the birth of Jesus…” Actually, “Christmas” was created in [&hellip
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Support for Paterson

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To the Editor: While it may help to compare New York to some other state governments (New Jersey, California) that are arguably even more dysfunctional than our own Empire State, it’s a poor consolation (“The Right Reforms,” Editorial, Jan. 14). This is not even a partisan battle. Entrenched thinking, special interests and sweetheart deals have [&hellip
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The 51st State

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To the Editor: The Jimmy Breslin Q&A (Jan. 28) was a wonderful trip down memory lane. It reminded me of a great idea put forward by the team of Norman Mailer/Jimmy Breslin in the 1969 Democratic mayoral primary. They proposed making New York City the 51st state. Considering the historic imbalance of tax dollars going [&hellip
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Puppy in the Window

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To the Editor: Kudos to “Ask the Vet” contributor Dr. Robin Brennen for her “On Pets as Presents” column (Dec. 24), in which she explained the importance of thinking long and hard before getting a pet, and promoted adopting from a shelter. Dr. Brennen briefly mentioned “that puppy or kitten in the window.” The great [&hellip
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