Letters to the Editor

County’s ill-fated airport scheme

Editor: The county commissioners are planning to take over ownership of theCapeBlancoAirport, set anOregonprecedent of converting state park land to private development, and spend money on an ill-fated scheme. And they’re not telling us about it. The extent of notification has been a cryptic two-line announcement offered less than two[…]

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RE: Salary cut for county officials proposed

Editor: Re: Pilot Article May 4, “Salary cut for county officials proposed.”    5/11/2011. On several occasions during the meeting, committee members Brand, Spicer and Colozzi mentioned “perception to the public” being very important. Substance and content are important, not perception. According to the last four years of county budget appropriations,[…]

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Typical liberal view of U.S Constitution

Editor: Donna Marcelino’s letter, “Want credibility? Stick to the facts,” in the Pilot of April 30 claims that individual sections of the Health Care bill do not mean what they clearly say, and that we must read the entire 3000-page bill to understand it. This sounds like the typical liberal[…]

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Obama is not very presidential

Editor: It was President Obama who said, “We need bipartisanship to get our deficit under control.” He invited Republicans to the front row during his speech in April, and then he impugned their reputation by saying they have no concept of what they were doing. Not very presidential is he?[…]

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