Ed Scotten

Reader Input: Was transition to mediocrity an accident?

Paul McDaniel may well be as informed on California’s educational system as he believes himself to be, but repeating the right-wing mantra that tenure is at fault dismisses r ...

Reader Input: USA was and is a Christian land

Quite the contrary, Mr. “Crossing a line with the divine” (Ed Scotten, Reader Input, July 2). We were and always will be a Christian nation. I believe all newly elected ...

Reader Input: Crossing a line with the divine

Elly Derr, in her plea to bring her God into our everyday activities (“May God still bless America,” Reader Input, July 1), is so misinformed on so many issues, a ful ...

Reader input: Problems began with GOP

Dean Espenson (“Government policy creates dependency,” Reader Input, Jan. 31, 2014) manages to mangle the historical record beyond recognition. The original War on Pove ...

Reader Input: Writer had best familiarize himself

John T. Nightingale’s definition of our country’s ills as being the product of progressive thought and action is ludicrous (“We’re run down by progressives, ...

Reader Input: Citing facts not on writer’s radar

Les Polette is factually wrong on every point he attempts to make (“People wising up to big lies,” Reader Input, Nov. 19). Our present health care system is the most ...

Reader Input: Writer buys into the propaganda

Grant Shaw is utterly misinformed on several serious issues (“Government charity is not charity at all,” Reader Input, Oct 24). There is neither correlation nor opposit ...

Reader Input: Consider right and wrong

I must first advise Elly Derr that I was raised Quaker, consider myself a Christian (in that Christianity is a way of life and not a religion), and am not ignorant of the Bible, wh ...

Reader Input: Pro-choice is a ‘human tragedy’

Ed Scotten’s rebuttal (“Kinder words veil the issues,” Reader Input, Oct. 8) to Ron Rothe’s condemnation of verbal violence (“Way too much verbal viol ...

Reader Input: Kinder words veil the issues

Ron Rothe’s condemnation of verbal violence may be applicable ("Way too much verbal violence," Reader Input, Oct. 6), but is manifestly irrelevant in the face of th ...