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Colleges seek prestige and tuition rises

Colleges seek prestige and tuition rises

Editor:

In your editorial about college debt getting way out of hand, as usual you blamed the GOP. However, I was reminded of several articles I have read in your paper and others. They alleged...

Colleges seek prestige and tuition rises

Colleges seek prestige and tuition rises

Editor:

In your editorial about college debt getting way out of hand, as usual you blamed the GOP. However, I was reminded of several articles I have read in your paper and others. They alleged...

Will GOP measures ruin local VA clinic?

Editor:

Regarding the trials and tribulations of veterans attempting to get their well-earned medical care from certain VA hospitals and clinics: I feel that I and other veterans in the Charleston...

Wall Street Journal engages in warmongering

Wall Street Journal engages in warmongering

Editor:

The Wall Street Journal opinion page of June 20, states: “We would support that goal [The battlefield defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq] if the administration were serious about...

Obama damaging the free press

Obama damaging the free press

Editor:

My former hometown paper, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, is to Pittsburgh what the Gazette is to Charleston. Both papers having endorsed Barack Obama for president in both 2008 and 2012. But on June 8,...

Losing a library a traumatic event

Editor:

When best-selling children’s book author Walter Dean Myers, a native West Virginian, died recently, a fan recalled an opinion piece Myers wrote in the New York Times in 2005.

Myers was bemoaning the fact that a branch of the ...

Hot dog photo found offensive

Hot dog photo

found offensive

Editor:

I believe that the use of print space in this local section of the June 15 edition, which depicted a woman attempting to accept a hot dog into her mouth, was vile. Surely more pressing concerns...

Shelter’s no-kill policy is the right one

Editor:

Early May is known as the beginning of “kitten season.” Because many kittens are born in the first weeks of May, some recently weaned ones have been stealthily dropped in people’s yards or in front of local animal-...

Letters: July 10, 2014

Put political signs to a good use

Editor:

New Vision Renewable Energy, a West Virginia-based Christian community development, non-profit organization found a way for Democrats and Republicans to work together for good. Two years ago in...

Readers’ forum: July 3, 2014

Teacher testing a must

Editor:

While I enjoyed the informed op-ed on “Keeping good teachers,” the title was misleading since there wasn’t any discussion of differentiating good teachers from bad. Indeed, it was...

Readers’ forum: June 26, 2014

The greatest man I ever knew: my father

Editor:

My father was Carroll Edward Jett. He was the most gentle man I’ve ever known. He was also the smartest.

My father was a state trooper. His job was to serve and protect. In 20...

Readers’ forum: June 27

Big climate stakes

Editor:

Recent Gazette articles related to climate change appear to revolve around a centralized point — to accept or not to accept this phenomena. If one doesn’t accept, then I believe the evidence of the...

Dear Editor

A recent Gazette op-ed rolled out the absurdity that there is a war on coal. There is a coal war and it is being waged by the coal industry on us.

Julian Martin

Charleston

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