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Letter: Why the wall exists

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

I agree with Robert Azzi when he says that in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, there are competing narratives (Sunday Monitor Forum, July 27). I also support the creation of a Palestinian state and am critical of the Israeli government’s actions that impede such a creation. And while I take issue with several of his assertions, I will address just one. Azzi asks me specifically what I call a land divided by … 2

Letter: Help us help the homeless

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

I hope everyone is enjoying this warm weather and has been able to get some extra time off to spend with family and loved ones. The Salvation Army/McKenna House has been very busy! We have had an increase in residents who are experiencing homelessness for the first time in need of our services. We serviced 54 people for the month of June and … 0

Letter: Three for District 16

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

I am writing this letter on behalf of J.R. Hoell, John Martin and Bill Kuch, who are running for the House in District 16. I believe that all three are very capable of doing their best to lower taxes, fight big government expansion and other problems we face every day. Please be sure to vote Sept. 9. Your vote is very important for … 0

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Letter: Why the wall exists

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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

Letter: For women, battle isn’t over

Sunday, July 27, 2014

On July 22, with great celebration, Gov. Maggie Hassan signed the Paycheck Fairness Act into law. Though there are many who may believe that women have achieved equity in the workplace, there is much left to be done. Women make up more than 50 percent of the U.S. … 1

Letter: Palestinian propaganda

Sunday, July 27, 2014

The July 19 edition of the Monitor presented us with a political cartoon that was seriously unfunny and shockingly misleading. It posited the question: “Which is worse?”: Gazans using human shields or Israel hitting them. Let’s peruse the facts shall we? Israel accepted the Egyptian proposed cease-fire while … 0

Letter: The language of hate

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Of the many horrific images we’ve come to expect in the news media lately, there is one image that hurts my heart more than any. It is the image of “ordinary” citizens gathered together to blockade routes into their towns. From the faces contorted in anger and fear, … 0

Letter: Free Staters part of the New Hampshire tradition

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Regarding Matt Murray’s opinion piece titled “Don’t fall into trap set by Free Staters” (Monitor Forum, July 19), as any educated New Hampshire native would know, in their advocacy for limited and non-intrusive government, Free Staters are doing no more than espousing and acting upon the same ideas … 0

Letter: Great work, Intown Concord

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Congratulations and thanks to Intown Concord’s staff and many volunteers who put in hundreds of hours of planning, coordinating, problem solving and organizing the fabulous Market Days Festival downtown. The daily events were great, the live music was fantastic and the crowds were huge. It was great to … 0

Letter: Ardinger will fight for women of New Hampshire

Sunday, July 27, 2014

I have many reasons to be a proud supporter of Kass Ardinger for state Senate. At the top of the list is my firm belief that we need more women fighting for women’s parity on all fronts, especially with regards to health care rights. As an activist and … 0

Letter: Feltes is leader state needs

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Dan Feltes is devoted to those concerns that directly affect women and are, therefore, important to men and families. He’s the candidate who has been fighting passionately in the trenches and is the leader we need to champion important issues that will move us forward. As a state … 0