Willard Schmehl

Do you really think such things are fair?

I have some questions for Willard Schmehl of Cool (Reader Input, Oct. 4). Do you really think it’s fair that Warren Buffett’s secretary pays more of her earnings to income tax ...

Government can help

Kudos to Delta Wilson-Ricky for her letter (Reader Input, Aug. 23) recalling how FDR’s New Deal programs allowed her family to survive the Great Depression of the ’30s. It is i ...

FDR policies rescued USA

Willard Schmehl is entitled to his opinions (“Spending creates deficits,” Reader Input, Aug. 8). However, it would be nice if he ever bothered to do some basic reality testing ...

Spending creates deficits

Re: “Let’s do the numbers,” (Reader Input, Aug 1). Gary Vogt equated low tax rates as the precursor to the Depression, but from 1920 through 1930, under (presidents Calvin) C ...

Don’t skip over historical facts

Willard Schmehl (Reader Input, March 24) alleges illegal involvement of Democratic presidents in overseas military operations, yet holds George Bush up as the great defender of the ...

Health ‘facts’ utter nonsense

When Willard Schmehl takes pen to paper, logic and truth are invariably the victims. In his brief epistle of July 27 (“Health crisis is fabricated”), one loses track of all th ...

Please don’t skew numbers

Praise the conservative reaction in defense of the downtrodden upper class. Willard Schmehl (Reader Input, June 2) says “the top 5 percent pay 51 percent of the taxes,” but for ...

First Amendment’s intent is to avoid ‘official’ religion

I read the Journal’s Your Views letters of Sunday, May 11, with interest. Mr. Jim Beall, Sr. has little knowledge or understanding of the Constitution. The First Amendment doe ...