The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor
  • Doctors do a great job Editor: The more than 400 physicians at Presence Covenant Medical Center and Presence United Samaritans Medical Center serve our patients, families and communities every day. We recognize them on March 30, National Doctors' Day, and every day through

    March 28, 2014

  • Don't forgive or forget crimes Don't forgive or forget crimes Recent, articles on the front pages of The (Champaign) News-Gazette and Commercial-News prompted my thoughts and opinions; this letter is not a fact-based researched dissertation. The irony of freedom in the United Stat

    March 26, 2014

  • U.S. should be a bully U.S. should be a bully Editor: The United States has been an international bully. Ukraine proves we should have kept it that way. The Ukraine crisis might end with destruction of hundreds of U.S. atomic bombs. President Obama promised as much when he

    March 25, 2014

  • Prepare for emergencies Prepare for emergencies Editor: While the majority of Illinois tornadoes occur between April 1 and June 30, the tornado outbreaks on Nov. 17, 2013, and Feb. 20, 2014, proved these violent storms may happen any time of the year. Tornadoes can be deadl

    March 23, 2014

  • A variety of reasons A variety of reasons Editor: Steven Trosper said in his Feb. 12 letter that global warning is a bunch of hype and hot air. Maybe so, because warm means moderate, and moderate means not excessive in amount, degree or force. Didn't this arctic jet stre

    March 23, 2014

  • A waste of tax dollars A waste of tax dollars Editor: I would like to comment on a few things I observed in your paper the past few days. First, Mark New's letter to the editor on Feb. 20 hit the nail on the head: The city buying property it may never use (for a river boat

    March 21, 2014

  • Respect others' opinions Respect others' opinions Editor: I often comment on letters to the editor on the Commercial-News' website. More often I sit back and shake my head in disbelief at the way some people respond to the author or comments from others. Simply because they

    March 20, 2014

  • Bring change to Illinois Bring change to Illinois Editor: Vote for Bruce Rauner in the Republican primary if you want to bring real fiscal change to Illinois. Many Establishment Republicans want you to think Rauner is not a real Republican. Ask yourself this: Are many of the

    March 18, 2014

  • Don't cut firefighters Editor: I continue to hear comments in regard to cutting firefighters, however, I have not noted anything in regard this other than a savings in revenue. For every action, there is a reaction. If staff is cut, it also could create the closure of a st

    March 16, 2014

  • Who can fix Illinois? Who can fix Illinois? Editor: Illinois is broken -- headed the way of Detroit. Under Mike Madigan, with assistance from Rod Blagojevich and now Pat Quinn, Democrats have had their way with Illinois for 12 years unobstructed by minority Republicans. Q

    March 16, 2014

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