Regarding "Our View - Hospital Expansion" - Signal Editorial, Nov. 23: The Signal seems to have suffered from memory loss.
The purpose of this letter is to address false and misleading statements made in the August Signal Special Supplement Sa+nta Clarita's 51 Most Influential 2008.
Veterans Day may already be over, but I think we should remember our veterans every day, not just Nov. 11.
Paul Sibek finally speaks out about churches ("Churches and politics," Letters, Nov. 20), as he perceives, being involved too much in the political process.
I have read the editorials on yes versus no on Proposition 8 because marriage can only be defined by the creator of marriage - God. I voted yes on 8 because God said that marriage is between a man and a woman.
Poor Gary, poor Gary (Horton, "Free at Last! At least for the majority," Local Opinion, Nov. 12).
Congress authorizes $700 billion to save the mortgage meltdown but no one has a clue how to apply the funds.
Republican animosity to government regulation is long-standing. And yes, they emphasize property rights over notions of the commons and have often been comfortable sacrificing wildlife, air, and water quality in the pursuit of profits.
Thank you, Diana Sevanian, for your article in the opinion section on Sept. 7 regarding Sarah Palin.
Southern California Edison's hypocrisy is now exposed. Very exposed. So much for their "Environmentally Conscious" advertising.
Karl Marx, the father of communism, stated in a speech given in Brussels, Belgium, on Jan. 8, 1848: "The (free trade) system is destructive. I will use the (free trade) system to break down nationalities in order to build my communist world."
Who is responsible for copy editing at The Signal? I wonder this almost daily, most often when the copy is local, but sometimes even with copy from the wire services. Examples are voluminous, but a case in point: Did anyone there notice that "Doonesbury" was there in name only (no strip) in the Sept. 18 edition?
We people of faith can and do hold different opinions on issues. In regard to Proposition 8, I am puzzled that those who have known/experienced religious discrimination would choose to discriminate against gays and lesbians whose sexuality is NOT a choice.
I suggest to David Kirscher ('Flipping the bird' is protected expression, Letters, Nov. 11) that even though "flipping off" a group of political demonstrators may be protected as a form of "political speech," how about practicing common decency? Just because it is legal doesn't make it right.
The public seems to have already forgotten that the election in Los Angeles County was a travesty for early voters.
Regarding Gary Curtis's Dec. 6 letter to the editor, "Consequences of abortion": Words almost fail me, Mr. Curtis.
I have a couple of uncles I would rather forget, but I will admit they exist and I have met them.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.