Category Archives: Letter to the Editor

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Funding our wars | The Washington Post

The Post’s portrait of defense spending in the Oct. 6 editorial “Paying for our wars” left out a few key facts. The post-Sept. 11, 2001, surge brought Pentagon spending, adjusted…

State Rep. Pricey Harrison: War fund could benefit other programs | Letters to the Editor | Raleigh News Observer

I would like to applaud Matthew Leatherman for his Sept. 22 Point of View “ A bottomless fund for permanent war” highlighting the endless overseas military spending. The Pentagon is…

Kelli Hunnicutt: True security | Letters to the Editor | Raleigh News Observer

Thanks to Matthew Leatherman for his Sept. 22 Point of View piece “A bottomless fund for a permanent war” highlighting the enormous cost of an endless war. Putting aside whether…

Letter – It’s time to audit the Pentagon | Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

People are rightly questioning why police departments need surplus military equipment (like the MRAP armored vehicle Walla Walla got recently, valued at more than $700,000). But another question is being…

Letter to the editor: Missile site is not the right way to jump-start Maine’s economy | The Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram

The Portland Press Herald’s editorial opposing a new East Coast missile defense site is a welcome perspective (“Our View: There’s no place in Maine for missile defense site,” Aug. 20)….