Letters to the Editor

Support accountability candidates in November

Come November, I’m voting for candidates who support open government, fiscal responsibility, responsiveness to the citizens and who are willing to ask hard questions and demand ...

Resident’s letter sent to the Lincoln mayor

Dear Mr. Mayor (Tom Cosgrove), Well it looks like all we need now is for our City Council to vote to change the name of our city from Lincoln to Bell2. You and the council should ...

Vote our founder’s principles

Only a just, righteous and honorable society is capable of freedom. As this nation’s leaders continue to disregard our Constitution, they become more corrupt and vicious, thus ...

It’s time to stand up and take charge for our city

Over the past three years, I have written countless letters to the editor and even wrote a feature story about our City Council. Sadly, no matter what I wrote, I could not get fo ...

Don’t expect Measure K to be temporary

Have we forgotten the 108-year Spanish-American War temporary users’ utility tax? That’s right, Americans paid a 3 percent tax on their telephone long distance service for 108 ...

We need City Council to work harder for fixing the budget We need City Council to work harder for fixing the budget

This is in response to the $54,000 spent by the City Council on a glossy Measure K mailer to convince us taxpayers that we need to tax ourselves 3.75 percent on our utilities becau ...

Residents really don’t need to be “educated” by city

I am another resident of Lincoln, who is very tired of the way our money is being spent. I just received another example of the city’s bad habit of wasting our money. It came i ...

Measure K may slow the decline

Measure K is one thing. However, since people are taking notice, I want to point out another tax that we as Lincoln residents don’t get to vote on, and that is primarily the exp ...

Don’t drive when you’re enraged

To the male driver today (Aug. 11), I’m not sure what happened to enrage you to the point of wanting to kill a random fellow commuter, but let’s be honest, that’s what you tr ...

Reader doesn’t appreciate court story on veteran

I am deeply disappointed in an Aug. 12 article, located on page A12. You have slandered the name and reputation of a veteran of the United States, Bud Duncan. You have implied in ...