letters

Americans lose jobs to low-cost Chinese imports

“I’m glad economists have finally discovered what just about every worker already knows.” — Rand Wilson

letters

Greece does not deserve our support

“When a policy is bad enough, and persistent enough, there may be no painless way out.” — Leonard Meiselman

letters

Demolished Long Island Bridge a symbol of misplaced priorities

“Lawmakers should consider a referendum question to fund the restoration of the bridge to Long Island.” — Mary Jane L. Brady

letters | bid for Boston Games pivots with new plan

Olympic Games could be our showcase to the world

“Simplicity, creativity, intellectual excellence, thrift, and a passion for virtuosity in athletics — Boston is already known for all of these.” — Anne Warner

letters | bid for Boston Games pivots with new plan

Memo to Boston 2024: Good luck staying out of politics

“Do these people think all of us are this clueless?” — Evan Falchuk

letters

Ukraine is front line in Europe’s defense

“Strong American leadership and action are the most effective counters to Putin’s aggression.” — Marju Rink-Abel and Eric Suuberg

letters

Defeated candidates can be successful appointees

“By repeatedly using the word ‘failed,’ the writer and the editors involved imply that anyone who runs for office and loses is . . . unfit to serve in a responsible position.” — Robert C. Dumont

letters | taking a measure of the high court

Supreme Court increasingly stepping in for paralyzed Congress

“In reality, an activist judiciary will increasingly have to step in for an inactive Congress.” — Charles J. Borrero

letters | taking a measure of the high court

Antonin Scalia’s sarcasm unbecoming of a Supreme Court justice

“He has become an embarrassment to this important and singular institution.” — Paula Stamps Duston

letters | where they stand on high heels

Not a fashion statement, but a health complaint about high heels

“Today’s platform heels are positively dangerous.” — Sara Mae Berman

letters | a letter from Whitey

Students picked a bad apple for this school project

“I know we are short on people with leadership qualities today, but we are hopefully not that hard up to have to resort to cold-blooded killers such as Bulger.” — Kenneth L. Zimmerman

letters | where they stand on high heels

These shoes certainly don’t put women on a pedestal

“I think high heels represent subjugation of women who think their only worth is in getting men to pay attention to them.” — Deidre Sheedy

letters | a letter from Whitey

Our fascination with ‘Whitey’ Bulger makes little sense to an outsider

“Bulger is a murderer, like Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and comparable to Dylann Roof, the suspect in the Charleston, S.C., church shooting.” — Cory Allen

letters | Court’s marriage ruling reverberates

We’ve come a long way from Matthew Shepard case

“To get from there to here is awe-inspiring, and says a lot about our country.” — Steven M. Clayton

letters | Court’s marriage ruling reverberates

AIDS ghosts still linger over court ruling

“I am surprised that the fulsome commentaries on the court’s opinion seldom mention, and never credit, these ghosts.” — James Doyle

We are recognizing the complexity of identity

“Last month’s Supreme Court ruling simply recognized centuries of science regarding the complexity of identity.” — Andrew Oram

letters | Court’s marriage ruling reverberates

Think of those who spoke out when it was risky to do so

“May it not take so long, and may we not suffer so much politicking, the next time we and our leaders are simply asked to do the right thing.” — Amanda J. Rothschild

letters | Court’s marriage ruling reverberates

Opposition to gay marriage pales against the progress of society

“The same trends that make it easier to be a single mother have made it easier to be gay.” — Rebecca Hopkins

letters | Court’s marriage ruling reverberates

Equality for all means just that — for all

“Interpretation of the Constitution is not based on conservative Christian beliefs or morals; it’s based on the law.” — Robert J. Sands

letters

Olympics bid amounts to a sales pitch

“In the end, I’m left with the feeling that I just listened to another promising drug ad on TV.” — Jeffrey E. Green

letters

Olympic bid’s critics stumble when they cite Big Dig

“Curiously, none of them ever states that the Big Dig was a mistake.” — Larry A. Feig

letters | let’s have a flag controversy of our own

May our political correctness flap in the breeze

“Better yet, a white flag with a motto, in green: “Abundans cautela non nocet” (Abundant caution does no harm).” — Peter Kubat

letters | let’s have a flag controversy of our own

Mass. may have an alternative flag at the ready

“Massachusetts has long had two official state flags: the one based on the seal and the official naval and maritime flag.” — Kurt Hemr

letters | let’s have a flag controversy of our own

Stymied by the thought of how we might alter Mass. flag

“Imagine the debate we would spend time engaging in.” — Linda Morrison

letters | let’s have a flag controversy of our own

Our history with Native Americans is shameful

“The fact that the State of Massachusetts feels it is legitimate to continue to have the Native American image on its flag should have been addressed decades ago.” — Sara Driscoll

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