Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Follow the law

First, do not commit a crime, but if you are confronted by a police officer, follow some simple rules: Listen carefully and obey, keep your hands in plain site at all times, do not run or resist, do not talk unless the officer asks you to and do not tell them what to do or how to do it.

Letters to the Editor

Stop shouting about Clinton’s guilt

The street’s insistence on guilt simply promotes unwarranted cynicism about our justice system and those who serve it. If angry people want to do something, they should get a law passed, but we should not allow angry voices from the street — or from Congress — to determine who is legally guilty and what the punishment should be.

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Wellness programs benefit all

After reading the Wall Street Journal’s “Employers Cut Down on Wellness Benefits” article (June 20) and having read that many companies are cutting back on wellness programs, I am even more grateful that my company, Huntington Ingalls Industries, offers not only a wellness program but an on-site, state-of-the-art health center.

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Court system lost my respect

Whether it’s a sheriff, supervisor, senator, contractor, warden, bank employee, CEO, lawyer or someone similar, those in a position of power with the right connections — or lots of money — seem to get away with a whole lot more for a lot less punishment.

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Sharks are worth more than money

A suggestion for next year’s 70th annual Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo: Instead of a $20,000 reward for catching a record tiger shark, how about a $20,000 donation to the USM Gulf Coast Research Laboratory for its Shark Research Program?

Letters to the Editor

Our country’s path must change

The heritage we have been blessed with is in serious danger. While there are many very important issues involved — jobs, health care, immigration, Islamic terrorism, national debt, etc., — we are at a critical juncture in our history.