All Readers Respond

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about American guns in the hands of Mexican drug cartels, the roles of executive power and inalienable rights in the US, questions that should be asked about President Bush, and why Israel's attacks on Gaza are not war crimes.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about the core issue in Gaza, and why playing the blame game and war are both futile.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about teaching skills for the 21st century in school, America's continuing role as a major global power, and preventing politicians who commit felonies from keeping their government posts.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about why President Bush may not be given a lot of credit, the need for Nicaragua to work with international donors, and how the time has come for compassion in Gaza.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about whether or not the US should consider universal healthcare, lending money only to those who can demonstrate their ability to pay it back, and why Israel should give up its occupied lands.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about extracting oil from shale and tar sands, the challenges Obama will face in Afghanistan, and how Hamas impedes the possibility of peace with Israel.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about comparing the actions of Hamas and Israel.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about Israel's reaction to rocket attacks from Gaza.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about why the US must stabilize Afghanistan, making science teachers a priority in US schools, ending greyhound racing, and why a college degree may not necessarily lead to a job.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about why India should not give up Kashmir to Pakistan.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about whether college is necessary for every American student, and looking for new solutions to America's educational problems.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about helping the hungry by donating fruit, the benefits of capturing carbon at the source, and Obama's pick for secretary of Education.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about how Obama should approach global challenges, encouraging Americans to save as a means of creating wealth, and why math should be taught the old-fashioned way in American schools.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about what Japan must do to become a global leader, how greed is destroying capitalism, one gift we can all afford to give this holiday season, and why Americans need an incentive to save their money.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about the GOP losing young Republicans, how the US can walk its talk on human rights, and why US policies toward Cuba should be relaxed.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about the need for ethics training in the US, bargaining with Afghanistan's tribal leaders, and why OPEC should be dissolved.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about religious music at schools during the holidays, reducing human population growth to improve the health of the planet, and monitoring teens' use of the Internet.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about retooling the UN Human Rights Council; why auto suppliers need a bailout, too; the Federal Reserve's role in creating the housing bubble; and barring illegal workers from US jobs.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about whether Israel should release its Palestinian prisoners, thoughts on the passing of columnist Mel Maddocks, and the political tumult in Canada.