Mailbag

A recent letter writer expressed concern that the Electoral College was somehow “damaging to voter confidence.” Their complaint was that in two recent elections the winner of the nationwide popular vote was not elected president. Let’s take a closer look.

I was shocked at the flippant and frankly dangerous Feb. 1 article about the book from Nikki Furrer and using marijuana for women. May I strongly suggest she read an article by Alex Berenson, a graduate of Yale University. He draws a comparison to cannabis and mental illness. I believe that …

Greatly enjoyed the two letters in the Feb. 8 paper regarding the Better Together proposal. One resident of Affton thinks he will be paying the St. Louis earnings tax if this passes. I must have misread the section on this in the proposal, which does not have us all paying any earnings tax i…

The fact that the mayor of Fenton did something regrettable while driving is true. I appreciate his contriteness and apology given at the Feb. 7 committee meeting. There were several there who let him know that they would not be forgetting what he did, and they found him now to be unfit for …