MARK HAYNES

HM10301768985 commented on The Readers' Forum: Friday letters

I like Mayor Pete as well, but I'd prefer to see him become Governor Pete or Senator Pete first before becoming President Pete. I am strongly in favor of amending the Constitution to strengthen the requirements to become POTUS. We can't afford to have another completely incompetent and in…

Why ask about a situation that never occurred and never would occur? You do realize that those statues were put by white supremacists to celebrate white supremacy?


They had not been born yet. Gerrymandering wasn't needed the anyway because Republicans were a rare lot back in those days in the south.


HM10301768985 commented on The Readers' Forum: Thursday letters

"From 2007-2016, the press did not want to find anything about the childhood or college years of President Obama. Why?" What about he childhood or college years of the Bush's or Carter or the Roosevelts, or Hoover or the Harrisons or Millard Fillmore? Yeah, Mr. Nelms, how about Millard Fi…

HM10301768985 commented on The Readers' Forum: Sunday letters

"Trump isn’t racist; he’s lazy." - An interesting LTE with some valid points, but wouldn't a reasonable person who sees a quote from an anti-Semite or white supremacist normally dismiss it as hate even if the reasonable person didn't know the person who provided the quote was known for hi…

HM10301768985 commented on The Readers' Forum: Saturday letters

"It is also deplorable that some people try to change history that they do not like by tearing down statues and symbols depicting actual historical events." - Confederate statues across the south have been coming down, yet I haven't noticed any changes in my history books or sites. Appare…

HM10301768985 commented on The Readers' Forum: Saturday letters

One of the better lines I have seen: Major airlines have fewer departures than the Trump administration.


HM10301768985 commented on The Readers' Forum: Wednesday letters

Hope Mr. Trottier reads Mr. Patierno's LTE. As good ole Billy noted 500 years ago: "What's in a name? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet." There's nothing wrong with commemorating historical events, however, to continue to honor that which is now considered shameful should not …

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