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Letter: An important contribution

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Thank you for printing Robert Azzi’s contribution to the discussion on the situation in Israel/Palestine (Sunday Monitor Forum, July 27). It is a viewpoint that most American papers fail to represent adequately. As someone who has been involved with that area since 1960, I have seen great changes, mostly for the worst, especially after 1967 and the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. My only concern was that … 0

Letter: Fresh faces in GOP

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Attention Republican and independent voters: There’s a chance to vote in some new and energetic faces up and down the Republican primary ballot on Sept. 9. Republicans’ best choices to top the ticket this fall are Andrew Hemingway for governor and Marilinda Garcia for Congress. Their youth and energy and principled experience will appeal to a wide range of voters. Republicans want to … 0

Letter: Be proud, Granite State

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

I had the pleasure of attending the historic signing of two important bills related to paycheck equity called the Paycheck Fairness Act by Gov. Maggie Hassan on July 22. The signing of HB 1188 and SB 207 closes important loopholes for equal pay with the sole purpose of strengthening New Hampshire’s economy since statistics have shown that women make up more than 40 … 1

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Letter: Sensitive and compelling

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Thank you for your coverage (Monitor Local and State, July 22) of the protest against Israeli violence in Gaza. Bravo Geoff Forester for the sensitive, compelling photographs. FERNANDA HARRINGTON Warner … 0

Letter: Seeds of terrorism

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Raymond Close and I were born in Beirut and grew up together in Lebanon as sons of professors at the American University. Close has been employed by the U.S. government in Middle Eastern affairs for his entire working life. He has this to say about the seeds of … 0

Letter: Leave your pets home

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

On July 23, it was 92 degrees and very humid in Concord. I found the temperature uncomfortably hot outside, can you imagine what a pet feels like inside a hot car? Today, I came across two dogs in distress in the heat. This is the fourth time in … 1

Letter: A series of missteps

Monday, July 28, 2014

Market Basket’s implosion? Implosion is when an organization is destroyed by things that are happening within it. Case in point is the naming of co-CEO Jim Gooch at Market Basket, who was the former CEO at Radio Shack for 16 months. During his tenure there, share prices declined … 0

Letter: Greed is not good

Monday, July 28, 2014

Regarding Market Basket turmoil: This is not a typical labor/management dispute. This is a family feud. Co-CEO’s and board of directors: WAKE UP! STOP THE GREED! I’m 77 years old and have been shopping at Market Basket for decades. I don’t like boycotts, but I am supporting this … 1

Letter: Board ignored voters

Monday, July 28, 2014

At the March school district meeting, Chichester voted down what was seen as excessive raises. Voted down was a contract that would have paid an almost 20 percent salary increase to staff over three years, costing the taxpayers an additional $300,000. This was a loud and clear message … 0

Letter: Hard work paid off

Monday, July 28, 2014

I would like to express my sincere appreciation, as both a downtown merchant and festival attendee, for the countless hours of planning by InTown Concord’s staff, board of directors and to the many volunteers needed to orchestrate InTown Concord’s 40th annual Market Days Festival. I know you all … 0

Letter: Cormier a strong conservative voice for District 16

Monday, July 28, 2014

It has come to my attention that we have a new face on the horizon running in Senate District 16. Former state representative Jane Cormier is running against Sen. David Boutin, and I for one am supporting her candidacy for the state Senate. Cormier has a strong conservative … 0

Letter: A call for compassion

Monday, July 28, 2014

How can we turn our backs on children fleeing from unlivable conditions in their home countries? How can anyone speak of family values and reject a child in need? Does it matter whose child it is? The worst nightmare for a parent is that any harm comes to … 1

Letter: Guinta’s money problems

Monday, July 28, 2014

Frank Guinta is running for Congress again. He ran in 2010 and left his campaign with a debt of $335,000. After the 2012 election he still had a debt of $315,000, even though his campaign took in more than $1.8 million. Now in 2014, Guinta’s debt is still … 0