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Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012 08:30 pm
NONVOTERS LOUD AND CLEARTed Cruz [see “The people’s choice! Only, not really.” By Jim Hightower, Aug. 16] may be a nut and he may have only had 4 percent of the people who walked int...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 12:01 pm
CHICK-BASHINGYou have shown your liberal bias by publishing Chris Britt’s newest cartoon bashing Chick-fil-A. The company doesn’t preach hate, or intolerance in any fashion. The media aske...
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 06:01 pm
UNARMED WOMENWell, thank God – somebody in the Sangamon County Sheriff’s office finally got to the real source of crime in our streets – unarmed women. [See “Shocking developme...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 07:51 am
GRAVEL PITS GAMBLEI personally believe the question of whether to build Hunter Lake or use six local gravel pits/aquifers is an easy one.After reading the recent report prepared for CWLP it leaves no ...
Thursday, July 26, 2012 01:00 pm

Immigration, civil rights and water usages

OPEN DOORSThe article in your July 19 issue, “Show Me Your Papers,” by Bruce Rushton, rekindles discussions regarding immigration and immigration reform. Since prior to the inception of th...
Thursday, July 19, 2012 09:22 am
HORSESHOE FANI grew up outside of Springfield and loved Norb Andy’s horseshoes. Is the receipe you have from Feb. 2, 2012, the real original Leland Hotel horseshoe sauce? [Yes. –Ed.] There...
Thursday, July 12, 2012 02:31 am
PRIVATIZATION PERILI have been hearing and reading about the trash issue for many years, yet nothing ever gets done [see “Garbage in, garbage out, garbage everywhere,” by Bruce Rushton, Ju...
Thursday, July 5, 2012 09:53 am
CELEBRATE FREEDOMAs we celebrate Independence Day, we should also remember that not all Americans were free until 89 years after 1776, when Union soldiers sailed into Galveston, Texas, to announce the...
Thursday, June 28, 2012 06:09 pm
HIRING MINORITIESI don’t profess to know the answers, but you can’t just give a person a job without determining if they are qualified to do the job [see “Hiring minorities: All talk...
Thursday, June 21, 2012 01:19 am
GRATEFUL SENIORFor a long time, I’ve wanted to write a letter to Illinois Times, expressing my gratitude for all the services provided to senior citizens in Springfield. For retired immigrants f...


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