The Oct. 14 letters to the editor were entertaining. One person believes 9/11 was an “inside job” (just as there are those who think we didn’t land on the moon and the Holocaust never happened?), one apparently fails to consider she has a choice whether to drive a car in the first place (unlike the requirements of “Obamacare”) and another appears to prefer today’s economic times to those of the Reagan era.
Just goes to show you, whether people are viewing a piece of art or writing, it is through the prism of what they want to see.
Someone said it so well: “Free enterprise is what gives people the opportunity to prosper.” As can the philanthropy of some of the very wealthy — witness the number of people right here in Las Vegas who have prospered because of a man named Armand Hammer, as in the Armand Hammer United World College.
A whole lot of people in American voted for “change” three years ago.
We are living that change today. If one feels the need to march around with the alphabet soup of complaints we all have, it should be in front of the White House and the Capitol.
Janet R. Schwandt