Ann Laman

Grandma’s rooting for boys

I wish to thank you for the wonderful article you published about two of my grandsons, Ryan and Luke, in your Sports section, “Taylor brothers find a new baseball home,” Journa ...

Don’t let facts get in the way

Re: letter writers Grant Shaw (Nov. 7) and Ann Laman (Nov 15.) It was not the greedy and out-of-control business interests who caused the latest economic disaster. No, it was the l ...

Department of Education must go

Grant Shaw’s letter (Nov. 7) giving the history that caused the housing meltdown and the recession was very accurate. Of course this is not stated in the mainstream media which a ...

‘Good old days’ is a fantasy

Re: “Obama steering us into the abyss,” (Reader Input, Sept. 7) by Ann Laman, who states “We want our country back, the country our forefathers and fathers fought for.” I, ...

We didn’t fight for such ideals

The spiteful letter by Ann Laman (Reader Input, Sept. 7) displays the distortions, the bias and the anger that characterizes the worst of the tea party-ites. By what distorted log ...

Obama steering us into the abyss

I must disagree with Mr. (Will) Smythe (Reader Input, Aug 29) in his assessment of our president. President Bush made mistakes as president but it was a Democratic Congress the las ...

President Bush deserves slack

I am amazed at people who join Obama in blaming everything on Bush. Bush was not a good president but next to Obama, he looks great. No one seems to remember that President Bush s ...

New law bad for health care

While the new health care law will increase the numbers of Americans with insurance coverage, it falls short of universal coverage. It will cost far more than promised — more tha ...

Give capitalism chance to grow

Congratulations to Julie (Hendricks) (Reader Input, July 19) for exposing one more thing that is happening in this country that our liberal media will not report. If it were not ...

This is no way to exit recession

Yes, Mary Ann (Frank) (Reader Input, July 9), the feds are keeping us in the dark. Only the Internet, talk radio and one cable station cover all the news. The Gulf disaster could ...

Administration very arrogant

I am amazed at how naive many people are as we watch our current president and his leftist administration repeatedly run roughshod over the Constitution. Their unbelievable arroga ...

Reader uses her plastic bags

I am amazed that our state Legislature has the time to vote on eliminating plastic bags when there is such a shortfall in the budget that should take their full-time attention. I ...

Return education to the basics

Education has become a serious problem across our country. However, I don’t believe throwing more money at the problem is the answer. Our education once was the best in the wor ...

'Obamacare' a recipe for disaster

I am amazed at the writers who suggest that Obamacare is wonderful. They have been very misinformed in my estimation. This is another huge Government program that will cause prices ...

Obamacare brings calamity

With coercion, arm-twisting and many bribes, our Democratic Congress has passed Obamacare which will be one of the worst calamities our country has seen. Yes, we all agree that he ...