Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Stolen lights crush holiday spirit

To whoever stole my husband’s star motion lights from our front yard last night (12/3-12/4): I hope that you enjoy the lights. My husband is 78 years old with multiple health problems which make it impossible for him to put up the Christmas decorations that he used to enjoy putting up outside the front of our house.

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to supporters of Thanksgiving food gifts

On the three mornings before Thanksgiving, the St. Joseph Food Pantry gave out special holiday grocery bags to 1,310 families from Manatee County. This was made possible by the generosity of the parishioners, guests and friends of St. Joseph, St. Bernard and Our Lady of the Angels churches and the help of 75 volunteers.

Letters to the Editor

Landlord had no other choice

As I read my Nov. 27 Bradenton Herald, I became upset at the slant of the story of the woman evicted from Bayside Villas. That dear lady refused to vacate her cluttered, bug-infested apartment so it could be cleaned and fumigated. The landlord had no other choice but to evict her and that’s not discrimination.

Letters to the Editor

What values do Americans hold?

The recent election appears to be a reaction to perceived stress from our lives being out of control. The cause of stress is, according to one side, the government. According to the other side, the government is the answer to the problem.

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In his last major national security speech, President Barack Obama defended his approach to national security, saying the fight he's led against the Islamic State group has been relentless, sustainable and multilateral. Obama was speaking at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, home to US Special Operations Command and US Central Command.
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