I condemn the cowardly and evil attack on the office of Charlie Hebdo in Paris by some who call themselves Muslims [“Cartoonists, economist among the dead in Paris terror attack,” Nation & World, Jan. 8]. I would like to pass on my condolences to the family of editor Stéphane Charbonnier’s and to the…More
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The darkest evil in the Middle East, I think, are the nations that allow radicals to operate in their territories with impunity. Where is their outrage? Why do they remain silent? If they are not complicit in these terrorist acts, why don’t they themselves deal harshly with these extremists and demand a negotiated settlement in the region? They allow extremists to…More
It is inconceivable that the situation in the Middle East will ever be resolved by negotiation with Israel, as is quite evident from all that has transpired since Israel’s formal establishment in 1948. There must be a comprehensive solution imposed upon the territory in a more equitable fashion. The problem arises from the arbitrary allocation of…More
Thanks to Danny Westneat for his revealing column about American’s intolerance of atheists [“Poll finds Americans’ growing tolerance stops at atheists,” Local News, June 22]. Based upon this survey, one’s belief in God accounts for 50 percent of the people in this country not feeling comfortable with atheists, especially if they are members of one’s…More
Why do people in this country get to call Muslims terrorists, and those same Americans get to call those who oppose our own government “patriots?” [“Vegas police killer decried government on YouTube,” Nation & World, June 9] I am calling a time out on this. It is way past time for newspapers to actively call…More