In a July 25 there was a letter to the editor critiquing other recent letters as a raft of bickering and disinformation. Taken as part of the distortions, obfuscations and omissions one finds spread across newspaper publications in general, one might arrive at the conclusion that opinion letters are perhaps more or as truthful as articles found in many newspapers, generally, pretty fair marks I think.
The writer criticized an article that allegedly said that Mexico is an enemy. The article I remember said Mexico is no "friend."
Indifference is a far cry from being an enemy, but it can often result in some very negative outcomes.
The writer further denigrates anyone who questions or challenges some of the outrageous claims and policies proposed by proponents of climate change and excessive EPA regulations that are no less than ruinous to this country.
If one determines that they are content believing the information being served up by the news media, that's their prerogative, but if one really cares about the truth there is no better place to find the facts than "justfacts.com," a nonpartisan educational site that meticulously documents every point made on every subject covered.
Justfacts is supported by public donations. It is such an eye opener to read detailed facts instead of fiction so profusely served to the public.
Holding those to ridicule who feel that President Obama tramples constitutional law (and there are many, including the Supreme Court) because he is a former constitutional law professor is a real knee slapper.
There are numerous "well-educated experts" in jail because they thought they could beat the system, regrettably far too few than there should be.
Education is indispensable to a successful society, but it should never be confused with the essence of what a person is.