Opinion

Letters: Martin the best candidate

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: Pat Martin’s qualifications and dedication to the future of New Hampshire make her by far the best candidate for state rep for the towns of Jaffrey, Rindge, Fitzwilliam, Dublin, Harrisville and Roxbury. Pat listens, Pat cares and Pat responds. She is up to date on current issues and can discuss specific points in detail. Her experience of over 30 years as an electrical engineer, service to our … 0

Letters: Vote for responsible governance

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: I was raised in a Republican-leaning household. My earliest recollections were of Dwight Eisenhower as president. In the 66 years since, I have never heard any minority leader announce that his goal was to make the president fail until Senator Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) declared his intentions in early 2008. Why? His party had changed. Historian Heather Cox Richardson, of Boston … 0

Letters: An elephant in the room

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: Democrats claim they are a party of inclusion, are open minded and will work with anyone. If you believe that, I have a bridge in Brooklyn for sale. The only time Democrats will work with another party is if you agree with what they want or say. As soon as someone disagrees with them, they are called a name like … 0

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Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor, Democrat ads claim Scott Brown favors oil companies who are raking in “record profits.” Anyone who understands economics knows today’s oil companies are struggling to compete worldwide and earning slim profits. Dem ads ignore the fact that Ms. Shaheen votes nearly 100 percent of the … 0

Letters: Give them your support

Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor: Recently we saw on the news that New Hampshire has the highest rate of breast cancer in the nation. Many of you probably know someone who has breast cancer and is fighting the fight. As I go through my own fight, I have had amazing … 0

Letters: McNamara gets right things done

Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor: Richard McNamara, a candidate for House District Hillsborough 38, deserves the support of the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript readers on election day. Here’s just one example of why I say this: We installed solar panels on our roof, only to discover that New Hampshire’s laws created the … 0

Letters: ‘She talk with forked tongue’

Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor: Marilinda Garcia’s opponent in the primaries, Gary Lambert, accused her of wanting amnesty for illegal aliens. She called him a liar. When pressed in the Manchester TV Channel 9 primary debates, she said illegal aliens should have a path to citizenship. In other words, another … 0

Viewpoint: Samuel Smith, ‘founder’ of Peterborough

Friday, October 17, 2014

It is fitting that on the occasion of the 275th anniversary of the founding of Peterborough, recognition be given to those who laid the foundations of the town’s civic life, economy and architecture. Prime among the early citizens … 0

Viewpoint: The Making of a hero

Monday, October 20, 2014

They say in China — at least according to our tour guide Jason — that in order to become a great hero, you must first climb the Great Wall. I probably don’t look like much of a hero. … 0

Letter: Thanks from Old Greenfield Road

Monday, September 22, 2014

To the editor: As a resident of the Old Greenfield Road, I wish to publicly express my gratitude, and delight, on “my” road’s recently completed upgrade. I’m happily reminded of it each time I drive or walk along its level, smooth surface. The step-by-step planning involved in a … 0

Thank you Notes: Hats off to Fire Chief Ed Walker

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: Many thanks to Fire Chief Ed Walker of Peterborough for taking time out of his schedule to speak to the Friday Senior Lunch Group at the Community Center. He spoke about common obstacles in your home and how to safeguard yourself against them. Ann Lessard, … 0

Letter to the Editor: Annie Kuster has worked hard

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: We believe Annie Kuster deserves re-election on Nov. 4. She has worked very hard for the state of New Hampshire as our representative in Congress. It’s easy to scoff at the do-nothing Congress controlled by radical Republicans, but here’s a bit of what Annie has … 0

Letters: Don’t let it happen again

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: Mr. Rick Sirvint may be correct in suggesting that Americans are not war weary. Why would we be? Most of us have made no sacrifice whatsoever, while the Bush Stop Loss policy assured that a very small fraction of the most patriotic among us were … 0