Login  /  Register  | 3 premium articles left before you must register.

Mean-spirited letter took just a cheap shot

Julia Molina New London

Publication: The Day

Published 06/15/2012 12:00 AM
Updated 06/14/2012 05:23 PM

Maybe requiring photo ID's for voting is not racist, but it is addressing a problem that does not exist.
As for the June 10 letter, "You need photo identification for more than voting," does the author know of any actual instances of fraud? Furthermore, this unnecessary form of government regulation is costly to all taxpayers as well as to individuals.
Unfortunately, the writer's other example, the book signing by the First Lady, is one where ID's are necessary. Too many citizens spout hatred of the government and lies about individuals. Too many are ready for "2nd Amendment remedies." Too many believe that compromise means agreeing with them 100 percent.
Lastly, the letter writer takes a cheap shot at Mrs. Obama. I do not doubt that her book promoting good nutrition (not regulating it) is informative, beneficial and probably attractive. Does he know that she is donating all profits from the book to a charity? She is a great example of a wife and mother, and she spends her time doing good. God bless her!

Town News

Visit Zip06
Submit Your:  Submit Your News Submit Your Photos Submit Your Events
Most Recent Poll
On Aug. 14 Connecticut Democrats and Republicans will choose their candidates for U.S. Senate and in several other races. Are you following the primary elections?
Yes, I’m keeping a close eye on these important races.
No, it’s summer. Get back to me in the fall.
There’s a primary election?
Number of votes: 493

No current items found

No current items found

The Day on Facebook

In the past two weeks our Facebook fans have won tickets to the CT Tigers, Newport Winefest and Mystic Seaport. Become a fan of The Day on Facebook for access to these contests, breaking news, TheDay.com's best features and more!