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...
I, for one, do appreciate the editorials by Keith Hansen, and seeing them in every issue is fine with me.
It is refreshing and informative to read what someone with some common sense who has looked into the issues has to say about them.