Category archives for: Letters to the Editor

Resident Discusses Military

To the editor, A recent headline of the Town Talk newspaper, 29 Nov. 2013. “Cuts could close commissaries”. The proclamation is the first shot over the bow, but only one of many affecting our U.S. Military. I wonder how this will affect Fort Polk, which is in the process of constructing a new multi-million dollar […]

Reader Shares Views

Dear Editor, America became the “Miracle Country” because it offered its citizens complete freedom, and the ability to realize dreams they could only dream of in other countries. In other countries, leaders looked out for leaders, not their citizens. This Miracle Country was made possible by our constitution, and the fabulous amount of thought put […]

Obamacare is a Disaster

Dear Editor, Obamacare is NOT just a stinking website problem! That issue is a nit. An expensive nit for the taxpayer to be sure, an embarrassment, a disgrace, but something that can and will eventually work acceptably if not perfectly. The real problem with Obamacare is not the website, it’s Obamacare itself. It is destroying […]

Kerry is no Hero

Dear Editor, Wasn’t John Kerry considered a turncoat when he threw his ID tags over the White House fence during the Vietnam war? Now he is trying to appease Iran and enter into an agreement about nuclear arms manufacture while we sit and wonder what terms are being made. Veterans of the Vietnam War do […]

Letter Commended

Dear Editor, I would like to commend Mrs. Alice Roy’s article (published Sunday, Dec. 1, in the Jennings Daily News) on Houssiere’s Park. It certainly brings back many memories for those who can remember that far back. The park was a common place for families to picnic and ‘go fishing’ for a long time. At […]

Reader Shares Views

Dear Editor, The Judeo-Christian religion and all others, with the exception of Islam, were initiated as peaceful religions. Mohammed, on the other hand, conquered by the sword, and the choices offered to the conquered, other than joining the religion, were not very appealing. With this strategy the religion, and ideology of Islam, was extremely successful […]

Cigarettes are Dangerous and Costly

Dear Editor, Warning! To all young people who believe that a cigarette hanging out of your mouth makes you look “cool”. See below what a 2-pack-a day habit will do to your take-home pay and what your future spouse and children will have to compete with for their food and comfort. Below is the top-ten […]

Growing Up At Houssiere Park

Dear Editor, I was six months old when my family moved to Jennings. My father was going to work for Jennings Norwood Irrigation Co. His job required that we live at the pumping station. When we were old enough to swim we were taught to swim in the irrigation canal. In later years as we […]

Will We Continue To Accept Lies From Washington?

Dear Editor, Truth: Conformity with fact; also established fact. This is what is said in the Dictionary ! Politician’s Truth: Anything that may get votes for the upcoming election. Damn, and disregard, established fact !! Mark Twain said, “Seek out, and follow, those who constantly are searching for the truth; beware of those who claim […]

November Memories

November twenty-three, in the year of sixty three Four friends stood on the ridges of Big Double. A Virginia Mountain in the county of Craig So peaceful, yet soon to be a day of great trouble.   Our senses were eager, our rifles were ready The plan at hand was one of pleasure, With stealth […]

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