THE DAY’S OPINION

Stonington accord

New beginning for Stonington.

Profile in cowardice

If movie is pulled, the extortioners win.

Enough blather, fund NL police contract

You know politics are involved when there is this much debate over an accounting function.

Getting a clearer picture of the truth

Police body-cams may help relations between law-enforcement authorities and civil-rights advocates, but raise privacy concerns.

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CARTOONS

OTHER VOICES

School funding: Still the 'haves' and 'have nots'

Easing dependence on property taxes is the key to fairly funding education in the state.

Closing Southbury is best policy option

It is time to relegate to history the days of institutional care for developmentally disabled.

YOUR OPINION

Obamacare red tape worsening her health

I am on the Husky D Health Insurance through the Obamacare and I been having nothing but problems with getting prescriptions filled.

Costly water line a mistake for Montville

As a well-informed citizen of Montville I am at a loss for why the Town Of Montville WPCA would push so hard to install a water line to the high school with a price tag of almost seven million dollars plus interest on the backs of all tax payers.

Great library service

Are the towns people of Old Lyme aware of a marvelous home service provide by the Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library?

Simple expectations, but history's complex

There are people in this country who think fifty years of the civil rights act is enough to make all people equal.

Walk in a cop's shoes

It appears from previous intellectual writers on their expertise of law enforcement procedures that they have all the correct answers to enforcing the law.\n

Teacher pension letter had the facts wrong

I am a retired teacher and was amazed to read Mike Gouzie’s statement in the letter, “He wants to stay if he can afford to,” (Dec. 14), that teacher retirees receive a 50 percent pension discount on their state income tax.

Shameful period

How close have we come to the dreaded Nazi experiments of WWII when this Senate report said “It provided interrogators with reams of data, CIA medical specialists with the limits of human endurance .....” This report makes me shudder, again, at the...

North Stonington needs affordable housing

So as I read all of the different articles in The Day about all of the affordable housing projects going on around surrounding towns from mine I have to ask myself why is my town so afraid of this.

Only terrorists will read torture report

Leo Tolstoy’s novel War and Peace, considered one of the lengthiest novels ever published is 1,200 to 1,400 pages depending on the translation. A ream of copy paper is 500 sheets with a girth of about 2 inches so that equates to about one and a half...

Libertarians stand with the oppressed

From Ferguson, to New York, to Guantanamo Bay, we have witnessed systematic brutality, oppression, and murder by our government. We have also witnessed the complete unwillingness of the government to hold itself accountable.

Montville pipeline plan makes no sense

Only in American can you propose a 5.8 million dollar approx. 4 mile long pipeline to provide water to our MHS.

Proud of principles of Democratic Party

This is in response to Reid Judd’s letter, “Republicans terrible, Dems not much better,” (Dec. 12). I too am a Democrat – a flaming, liberal, Ted Kennedy ilk Democrat, and I am proud of this label.

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COLUMNS

Congress undermines IRS, encourages tax avoidance

Want to make deficit worse and taxes higher? Keep cutting the IRS.

Presidential timber growing in Indiana

National could follow Indiana's lead with tax-cutting, education reform candidate.

OP-ED

The drones are here

Banning drones won't prevent terrorists from using them.

The U.S. needs more skilled immigrants

Presdients enjoy many perks in office.