Letters to the Editor

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  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Donald Prush: Easy 401(k) solution

    Regarding the July 24 column “A 401(k) for all Americans”: Gene Sperling lamented the 401(k) tax deduction, which was enacted 30-some years ago, because it benefited the high-income taxpayers with a 39.6 percent deduction, whereas it benefited low-income taxpayers only with an approximate...

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    Joyce Rothchild: Security indeed

    Regarding the July 22 letter “Forced funds”: I’m sorry about the death of the writer’s mother-in-law, but she would have to be earning an incredible salary as a nurse to have paid enough into Social Security to have financed college educations for four grandchildren even...

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    Michael Hinton: Life benefits

    The writer of the July 22 letter “Forced funds,” lamenting that Social Security doesn’t work simply because he and his family theoretically did not benefit from the premature death of his wife’s mother, completely missed the point of Social Security.

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    Richard G. Little: Gas tax misused

    Regarding your July 20 editorial “Toll ahead”: Perhaps the major problem with finding a sustainable long-term funding source for the nation’s highways and bridges is that the one we’ve had for years has been grossly misused.

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    Gordon Uscier: Persuasive research

    It’s refreshing to read well-written and well-researched commentary like Rob Christensen’s July 20 column “Too soon to talk of president.” He debunks the claim by our governor and state legislature that a cut in unemployment benefits has resulted in more people employed...

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    Janice Dickerson: Taken to heart

    Regarding the July 20 Point of View “The secrets to a miracle marriage” by Jim Muse: Thanks for the wonderful and heartfelt article concerning the love he and his wife shared for so long. Although he eventually lost her, she will never die as long as she lives on in his heart.

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    Martin Eagle: Israel the victim

    Tema Okun’s July 22 Point of View “No more killings in my name” was filled with one-sided compassion and almost devoid of facts.

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    Emily McCoy: Gaza a tragedy

    I don’t know where to start in answering the July 18 Charles Krauthammer column “Moral clarity in Gaza.” It is clear that Krauthammer does not have an accurate view.

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    Ruth B. Melchet: Hamas’ shields

    In response to your outrageously prejudiced July 23 editorial cartoon of Benjamin Netanyahu, I want to set the record straight.

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    Teri Friedman Reid: Just like them

    From a sister Jew, thanks to Tema Okun for her July 22 Point of View “No more killings in my name.” I, too, am very troubled by the hugely disproportionate response to the horrific murders of the three Israeli teenagers. Tit-for-tat retribution is bad enough, but of children?

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