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  • Tax net worth of wealthy freeloaders Jan 24, 2015 2:13 PM
    A Mount Prospect letter to the editor: Republicans get upset at “freeloaders” who get food stamps and other government benefits. On the other side of the economic tables are those with inherited wealth. They didn’t earn it. They were born into it.

     
  • Shelving golf course is good starting point Jan 24, 2015 1:00 AM
    A Buffalo Grove letter to the editor: As a resident of Buffalo Grove for most of my life since 1959, I am glad to hear that the proposed development of the golf course has been shelved. I hope it stays shelved.

     
  • We must manage school pensions better Jan 24, 2015 1:00 AM
    A Barrington Hills letter to the editor: Any balanced vision for the future of suburban schools must look at steady increases in spending and how to control them.

     
  • A solution for driving hazard? Jan 24, 2015 1:00 AM
    An Arlington Heights letter to the editor: Attention auto designers and after-market inventors. Cast an eye to Georgia’s ticket policy regarding eating while driving.

     
  • Critics of Big Ten were way off base Jan 24, 2015 1:00 AM
    A Fox Lake letter to the editor: In all of my 85 years, I have never read a more ridiculous column than the one written by Barry Rozner about the Big Ten.

     
  • Ideas about gays ignore legal reality Jan 24, 2015 1:00 AM
    An Arlington Heights letter to the editor: Regarding letter of Jan. 4, by Le Anne Seaver of Hoffman Estates: Ms. Seaver, your views on gay marriage have nothing to do with gay Americans or those who do not associate being gay with being evil, as there are now laws in place protecting gay citizens in our free country.

     
  • Would GOP goals help our nation? Jan 22, 2015 12:01 AM
    A Pingree Grove letter to the editor: John Boehner seems to constantly criticize President Obama and any plans he has to help the people in this country.

     
  • Trade a Horseshoe for a Partner? Jan 22, 2015 12:01 AM
    A Naperville letter to the editor: It was interesting to read the Jan. 15 front-page news of Springfield’s signature sandwich, the Horseshoe: an open-faced sandwich where a choice of meat is covered in french fries and cheese sauce.

     
  • Saddened by death of Kane Co. auditor Jan 22, 2015 12:01 AM
    A Sugar Grove letter to the editor: I was saddened by the recent passing of Jerry Morrow who was my predecessor as Kane County Auditor. I had the opportunity work as a contractual auditor while Jerry served as the accountant for Kane County.

     
  • Is a moral principle involved here? Jan 20, 2015 12:01 AM
    A Glendale Heights letter to the editor: I’m responding to J.E. Sheldon’s letter of Jan. 13, “Businesses can’t impose beliefs.” In this letter, the writer posits that for a business to not sell to a gay couple because of a religious belief is no different from refusing to serve black Americans.

     
  • Is anti-Semitism alive and well? Jan 20, 2015 12:01 AM
    An Elgin letter to the editor: I am writing to express my outrage at the letter from Aurora resident, Joan Solms dated Jan. 17. She states her reasons for lauding Putin for his surviving the forces of “The World’s Four Horsemen” in particular Isreal (I assume she meant Israel) and “the Zionist”-controlled American media and news outlets. The term “Zionist” is simply a surreptitious term for Jewish.

     
  • Sticking it to taxpayers twice Jan 20, 2015 12:01 AM
    A Wood Dale letter to the editor: The president wants to give free college education and so does the mayor of Chicago. Senator Durbin wants to reduce the interest rates for student loans.

     
  • What will Rauner do without tax hike? Jan 20, 2015 12:01 AM
    An Elgin letter to the editor: Now that Bruce Rauner has bought the governorship, I’m eager to hear his solutions to “fixing” Illinois without raising taxes. His Republican pals won’t condone recommending a transaction tax or increasing the gas tax.

     
  • Children are losing their childhood Jan 20, 2015 1:01 AM
    A Palatine letter to the editor: Where have all the children gone? When was the last time you heard children playing hide and seek and yelling “oley, oley, oxen free, free, free?

     
  • Free tuition plan just an election ploy? Jan 20, 2015 1:01 AM
    A Schaumburg letter to the editor: Believe me I’d be all for paying college tuition for deserving students IF government (city, state or country) wasn’t so far in debt and could truly afford to do so.

     
  • Headlines should not support gay values Jan 20, 2015 1:01 AM
    A Hoffman Estates letter to the editor: An article announcing the death of Illinois-state politician Rosemary Mulligan was in the Daily Herald’s Jan. 1 edition.

     
  • For some, landline is link to outside Jan 20, 2015 1:01 AM
    A Schaumburg letter to the editor: I’m a disabled senior citizen living on 1994 pension and social security amounts. Yet prices increase and to apply for help we are given web addresses instead of a telephone number.

     
  • Facts show U.S. not a Christian nation Jan 19, 2015 10:33 AM
    A Wheeling letter to the editor: I get tired of constantly pointing out that the United States is not a Christian nation.

     
  • Reason to support letters publication Jan 19, 2015 10:33 AM
    A Des Plaines letter to the editor: A lady from Arlington Heights wrote, “I’ve been sorely tempted in the past to cancel my subscription to the Daily Herald for several reasons, including its willingness to print letters filled with lies stated as facts.”

     
  • Awareness of drug problem important Jan 19, 2015 10:33 AM
    A Des Plaines letter to the editor: I appreciate your series on “Heroin in the Suburbs” and most especially the courage of Patty and Kent Perry, their daughter Tracy and granddaughters, Jaida, Mikayla and Nevah for sharing their fears and struggles with addiction.

     
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