Letters to the Editor

Americans are not overtaxed | Letter

We are not overtaxed. Our national debt and annual deficits prove that.

  • Dec 14, 2017

 

Traffic laws are not optional | Letter

Motorists intentionally ignoring traffic signals and stop signs represents a dangerous trend.

  • Dec 14, 2017

 

Fight for the millions of Americans living with Alzheimer’s | Letter

Alzheimer’s is the most expensive disease in the United States.

  • Dec 10, 2017

 

The tax reform bills in Congress have not been finalized | Letter

Congress is still considering deductions in property taxes and interest deduction on mortgages.

  • Dec 9, 2017

The meaning of double taxation | Letter

A response to Sam DeBord’s recent guest editorial.

  • Dec 8, 2017

Please keep your sidewalks clear | Letter

It is difficult to navigate, especially when snow on the sidewalk turns to ice.

  • Dec 7, 2017

Unmarked vans ‘stealing’ or delivering packages? | Letter to the editor

I few weeks ago I noticed an influx of unmarked white vans in our neighborhood. The drivers appear to be looking closely at houses and… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017

Tax cuts will not trickle down | Letter

Congress continues to find ways to steal our tax money and give it to the people with the least reason to spend it wisely. Lower… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Democracy’s cornerstone: A free press

Every time Trump proclaims something as “fake-news,” he is attacking truth and the free press. If anyone has a problem with the truth, it’s the… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Medicare-for-all applied to the environment | Letter

I would like to applaud Mr. Scannell’s letter in the Nov. 17 Kirkland Reporter supporting a Medicare-for-all health plan. I couldn’t agree more that free… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Council members pull a fast one over Houghton, Everest | Letter

Five members of the Kirkland City Council, Councilmembers Sweet, Marchione, Nixon and Arnold, and Mayor Walen, have pulled a fast one over the Houghton/Everest neighborhood… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Socialism won’t work for medical care

Mr. Scannell’s response, “Medicare-for-all makes sense,” (Kirkland reporter, Nov. 17) asserts that Mr. Jared’s letter was “lots of heat and no light” and “convulsive and… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2017

Tackling teenage depression | Letter

Have you ever had depression, or do you know anyone that has felt this? Had that darkness creeping up your back while you struggled to… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2017

On the issue of education | Letter

I’m a student of education, learning to teach in a top school, with a top-notch teacher and a solid, supportive administration. An early lesson is… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2017

Sexual assault can happen to anyone | Letter

Since 1993, sexual violence has fallen 63 percent but it is still a huge problem.

  • Nov 20, 2017

Start spreading the news, not rumors | Letter

Frank Sinatra once sang, “Start spreading the news,” not “start spreading the rumors.” Not only are rumors untrue statements about other people, but they are… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2017

I believe we have a money-management problem | Letter

A letter on money management in state legislature.

  • Nov 16, 2017

Medicare-for-all makes sense | Letter

Jeff Jared’s response (Kirkland Reporter, Oct. 13) to Mr. Ledbetter’s “Medicare for all” letter (Kirkland Reporter, Oct. 6) provides lots of heat and no light.… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

$12 for a neck brace | Letter

I was sorry to read about the medical care CarrolLee Twitchell wrote about in her letter (Kirkland Reporter, Oct. 20). I would like to relate… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2017

More real estate taxes coming next year | Letter

Republicans are running TV ads that accuse Democrats of wanting to raise taxes and give people “free stuff.” In fact, Republicans raised your taxes big… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2017