Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Closing store won’t be missed

Walmart on Richmond Road is closing. Good riddance to a rotten store. The Herald-Leader article said it employed over 200 people. But, funny thing, it only seemed like five people were ever working. That store had the worst customer service in history.

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School tax hike well-researched

The Fayette County school board has asked for an increase in property taxes to fund much-needed safety improvements and mental-health resources. After attending the July 18 special meeting, and as a member of the Safety Advisory Council, I feel some clarification is needed.

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Is the check in the mail?

The erasure of John Schnatter’s name from buildings and programs he funded at the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky is undoubtedly warranted. But shouldn’t they have also returned the tainted money?

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We want our KET in E. Ky.

Here in Eastern Kentucky, KET went off the air in January for anyone with a satellite dish. In these hills and hollows it’s very difficult to get a decent signal over the airwaves and many towns don’t run cable to rural areas, so a satellite dish is the best choice for many.

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Andy Barr: Mister Misdirection

Recently, Congressman Andy Barr touted his accomplishments in cutting taxes (primarily for the highest-income earners) because payroll taxes that affect his constituents the most apparently aren’t “hard-earned money”.

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Buy U.S.A. to lower tariffs

Because tariffs will affect the prices of goods, and maybe services as well, low-income people will be affected more than those with large incomes. Thus, a good thing to do would be to provide tax relief by increasing the standard deduction again.

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Trump trade policy insane

There can no longer be any doubt. What President Donald Trump is doing can only be described as madness. He is slapping tariffs on imported goods from our best trading partners and basically repudiating most existing trade agreements.

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Barr cares for district

Congressman Andy Barr works tirelessly for the people of the 6th District. I run into him at many different venues, and most are not political functions. Barr is active in the district talking to his constituents and is always willing to listen to the needs of the people.

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McConnell’s cruel flip-flop

Once Sen. Mitch McConnell cared about the well-being of children. Remember his original campaign when the nation agonized over the disappearance and murder of Adam Walsh? He got our votes because he promised to protect children and, in turn, their parents.

Aerial footage : Trees blocking Park Ave. in Lexington

Aerial footage of fallen trees blocking Park Ave. in Lexington following Friday's storms in Lexington.