PATRICK R. LITTLE

Some would mistreat women

It is a shame how, in this day and age, women are regarded by leaders of the world in Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and The Republican Party. PATRICK R. LITTLE, Auburn

Death penalty facts overlooked

Re: “Death penalty increases safety,” (Rich DeShon, Reader Input, Nov. 14): My first response was “where do I start?” His musings are not based upon any facts, most likely ...

US must exit execution cave

Seven out of nine witnesses recanting their coerced testimony and more failures in the initial police “investigation” than can be enumerated here were not enough to create a do ...

Use of ‘idiot’ is relative

Concerning: “Sun preparing for deep freeze,” Robert Wahl, Reader Input, Jan. 2: I had the opportunity to speak at length with an old farmer down in Clarksburg last summer. Wha ...

US manages wars poorly

There is a very good reason to stop making war, aside from the morality issue. We just aren’t very good at it; in fact we are basically incompetent. We can’t manage supplies, p ...

Death penalty is ‘barbaric’

How uplifting to see the recent letters reasoning against the death penalty. I have long viewed its use as barbaric, immoral and, above all, a colossal waste of money. We could h ...