I must respond to Greg Allen's op-ed, "Is Mediocrity the New Norm?" in the Dispatch on July 17. His remarks about President Obama are patently false. He calls him "scary" and labels him a "deficit shattering spendthrift.
The Wednesday (July 25) Brainerd Dispatch had a quote from Kathy Stevens from Nokay Lake regarding the proposed group home that stated this proposal is ".ruining my life. I can't even say how dumb it is.
It is with deep sadness that I feel compelled to write this letter of dissatisfaction with the Brainerd Dispatch. I have been a dedicated Dispatch subscriber all of my adult years (I'm old) and have also bought many gift subscriptions for family members.
Having never been a gun owner, but having been a sharp shooter, in the Navy, I understand the attractiveness of guns and also the danger that they can provide!
I would suggest that we change the name from gun to ammunition control!
Have all the guns you want, but reduce the am...