Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

Opinion

July 2, 2012

Letters to the Editor

The Index welcomes letters to the editor on a variety of topics. We reserve the right to edit letters for style, grammar and taste. Letters should be concise and to the point. They must be signed and include the author’s address and phone number for verification. We will accept only original letters – no form letters. Letters that do not conform to this policy will not be published. Deadline for submitting letters for Sunday publication is 5 p.m. Wednesday, or via e-mail by noon Thursday. Submissions may be dropped-off, mailed, faxed or sent electronically to editor@mineralwellsindex.com.

Flags should stay on veterans' graves

Dear Editor,

My dad was a World War II vet. I am a vet; my two brothers are vets.

There is no way the City of Mineral Wells can keep us from putting the U.S. flag on our father's grave. The people who voted this in will be on their way out. This will be a major topic at every place that someone is running for office.

The vets in Palo Pinto County will not and cannot let this stand.

Proud to be a U.S. vet.

Robert S. Veach Sr.,

Mineral Wells

Scalia's Crossed the Line

Dear Editor,

Justice Scalia must go. He has crossed the line. His comments about immigration went way too far.

It was not a dissent of a Justice but a pure political speech.

I know that his editorial comments are the view of many conservatives. Yes, I know that if President Obama wins the next Justice will not be as conservative as Justice Scalia. But if congress does not remove Justice Scalia and send a strong message to the Supreme Court that they are not political and for them to leave politics to the politicians, the Supreme Court could turn into a totally political body and regardless of what political view a person has that would be a disaster.

Charles Thompson,

Mineral Wells

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