Greene and Iraq
It wasn’t President George W. Bush as much as Vice President Dick Cheney who was responsible for the debacle that is Iraq. (See Richard Greene’s Sunday column, “George W. Bush has been vindicated on Iraq war – again.”)
In any case, their war was unnecessary and cost countless lives and caused the current turmoil.
Arthur Payne, Arlington
Richard Greene says President Bush has been vindicated about Iraq having weapons of mass destruction to justify the war with Baghdad.
The issue is sound judgment. It is about whether Bush objectively considered all the evidence.
Bush put his finger on the scale of objectivity and comprehensive analysis to favor war.
Bush and Cheney were too smart to lie.
They ignored legitimate, reasoned, objective grounds to hold back from this ultimate, reputation-ruining foreign policy debacle.
Michael Myers, Fort Worth
A March 24 letter writer implied that the terrorist shooters in Garland were immigrants.
They were actually born in the U.S.
More dangerous to America than terrorists are ill-informed voters.
Jon Van Winkle,
Chalk up another ripoff of the public by the billionaire investor class.
This time the Public Utility Commission granted the billionaire Hunt brothers approval to classify Oncor Electric as a real estate investment trust (REIT).
Where will this new $250 million annual tax deficit be made up?
I suspect it will get put on our backs in another tax raise elsewhere, effectively taking our tax money as profits for the billionaires.
How is this in the public interest?
War not an answer
Are we beginning to realize that removing the head does not destroy the body? (See March 16 news story “IS commander dies of wounds from airstrike.”)
Until the root causes of terrorism are addressed, it will continue to grow.
War is not the answer!
North Richland Hills
If the oil companies and their related industry partners were not socking away resources for a rainy day, then shame on them.
Oil-driven companies were making huge profits during the past decade until last year. Did they not save enough cash?
I think we should all cross our fingers that fuel prices stay low for as long as possible.
Kyle O’Neal. Arlington
Former Gov. Rick Perry’s endorsement for Sen. Ted Cruz for president will generate votes by the dozens!
Tom Whiteside, Aledo
I was a big fan of shopping online, but no longer.
My letter carrier has decided that he/she no longer needs to make sure my packages and letters get to the right address.
Since I brought it up on the Nextdoor neighborhood website, I’ve seen 29 (and counting) similar complaints.
The complaints range from letters and packages wrongly delivered to mail being left on porches to get wet or scattered by the wind.
I suspect this exists not only in the North Richland Hills/Watauga area, but that it’s part of the chronic problems with the post office.
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