Mercer Jones

Mercer Jones commented on The Readers' Forum: Monday letters

Mr. Burwell, for the life of me I do not understand your defense of Hunter Biden, admittedly he had some usefulness to Burisma and he did serve three years of a five year term on the Amtrak board. He also got a waiver from the the Navy for past drug abuse and was sworn in as a commissione…

Mercer Jones commented on The Readers' Forum: Sunday letters

What is your solution to gerrymandering? It appears to me that you could equalize the number of voters in each district if you simply used zip codes to set the district boundaries. Of course you will still have districts that have more voters from one party than the other.

Mercer Jones commented on The Readers' Forum: Wednesday letters

Happy Birthday Sophie, be sure to wear your coat when you go outside.

Mercer Jones commented on The Readers' Forum: Wednesday letters

Mr. Burwell, The most dangerous Quid pro Quo uttered by an elected official is vote for me and I will reduce the deficit. If bold faced lying is a high crime and misdemeanor then every candidate regardless of party affiliation should be convicted and sent on their way.

Mercer Jones commented on The Readers' Forum: Wednesday letters

Mr. Walker, Pocohantas also fails to mention the immediate demise of all the health care insurers stock which totals almost 2 trillion dollars in marker cap. All of us probably have these stocks in our retirement portfolios somewhere and this investment will disappear completely along wit…

Mercer Jones commented on The Readers' Forum: Wednesday letters

Also Mr. Benfield please define and explain “American Socialism “ for those of us who only have a public school education. Is it different from Chinese socialism or Cuban socialism?

Mercer Jones commented on The Readers' Forum: Wednesday letters

Mr. Benfield, please give us one success story where Socialism not only addressed but solved the plight of the uninsured, income inequality or poverty. I am afraid you will have to exclude, USSR, China, North Korea, Venezuela, Cuba, old East Germany and anywhere else this failed economy h…

Mercer Jones commented on The Readers' Forum: Friday letters

Mr. Burwell, Perhaps one of the positive things this whole debacle has exposed is the true denizens of the DC swamp. I am not nearly as scared of our elected officials as I am of these career bureaucrats who stay in the shadows for twenty or thirty years and as you point out have served m…

Mercer Jones commented on The Readers' Forum: Wednesday letters

Well we do need an alternative to Mr. Trump whether you,Ike it or not. He will be the Republican candidate next year and someone will have to run against him. I suspect there will also be a third party candidate similar to Ross Perot but not as capable as Mr.Perot. The debt load is fright…

Mercer Jones commented on The Readers' Forum: Tuesday letters

I had no idea, I will put you on my prayer list unless you object. I admire your knowledge and research and grasp of issues and I hope my replies have shown that. I have always liked fighters and knowing this makes me respect you even more. My comment was about one of your posts today whe…

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