Opinion / Letters to the editor

Letter - Clinton’s Bosnia plan could work in Iraq

President Clinton, for all his failings, turned out, in retrospect, to be a pretty good president in my estimation.

Letter - Cheech, Chong, Alice in Wonderland and Obama

Cheech and Chong once had a cute little skit about a wedding in San Diego attended by several guests from Mexico. After the celebration ended the INS was notified of a large group of illegal immigrants. They were arrested, put on buses and transported back to Mexico. Saved them a bundle.

Letter - Adding to ‘Agony and Ecstasy’ article

The article, “Agony and Ecstasy” appearing in the U-B Aug. 8 needs supplementation. Multiple recent scientific studies strongly suggest that the illegal drug, MDMA, Ecstasy, may have real and permanent value when used in conjunction with psychotherapy in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Letter - So, how does one become a ‘climate scientist?’

The “Climate Matters” column (Perspective Aug. 10) lists the authors as:

Letter - End bombing; support arms embargo

President Obama’s justification for bombing Iraq sounds wonderful: “ ... when we have the unique capabilities to help avert a massacre, then I believe the United States of America cannot turn a blind eye,” except when you consider the hypocrisy of the situation. Obama is opposed to Muslim terrorists killing innocent civilians in Iraq, but he does nothing to stop the Israeli terrorist government from killing innocent civilians in Palestine.

Letter - Profit maximization keeps economy moving

Ray Norsworthy made some interesting points in his letter published in the Aug. 10 U-B.

Letter - Sadly, money seems to buy elections today

If you compare the recent election results with the U-B article reporting on each candidate’s expenditures on their races you will find in most cases the person spending the most money won the race.

Letter - Redskins as mascot not a serious issue

A U-B editorial recently opined that it was time for the Washington Redskins to change the team name since it was a racial epithet.

Letter - C02 concentrations highest in human history

Friends of mine drove to Walla Walla from Richland recently to see Seattle Shakespeare Company’s production of Julius Caesar, featuring an all-female cast.

Letter - Letter on Tom Cooper’s bad knee was disgusting

In reply to the Letter to the Editor, “Can Tom Cooper be sheriff with bad knee?” in the Aug. 10 edition.