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Learning lost

Letters to the Portland Editor, September 10, 2010
I read Deirdre Fulton's recent article in the Phoenix about the impact of technology and "learner-centered" education on the college experience with a mixture of admiration, because I think she got most things correct, and dread, because I think she got most things correct.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  September 09, 2010

Dump at City Hall?

Letters to the Portland editor, September 3, 2010
Thank you for your recent article about the price increase on city trash bags. When I first noticed this at Hannaford this summer, I was disgusted!
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  September 01, 2010

Mail dump

Letters to the Portland Editor, August 27, 2010
Thanks for your article on the price increase on blue bags. The article should also mention another consequence of the price hike: some neighbors have chosen to simply ignore the blue-bag rule and use their own bags.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  August 26, 2010

Let them buy cars

Letters to the Portland Editor, July 23, 2010
In Maine, you can buy a gun on a Sunday, but you can't buy a car. In fact, in Maine you can buy almost anything you want on a Sunday, except for a car. Maine state law forbids car-buying on Sundays.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  July 21, 2010

The family is society’s glue

Letters to the Portland editor, July 9, 2010
Mr. Inglis's article in the June 25 edition of that paragon-peddler of urban vice, the Phoenix , launches a journalistic battle in his article on the war on "progress" by the unholy alliance of the conservative right.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  July 07, 2010

Reviewing a review: Reconstructing Silver Tower

Letters to the Portland editor, July 2, 2010
Call it an older sibling being protective of their kid brother, but I wholeheartedly disagree with Sam Pfeifle's review of Brenda's Silver Tower .
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  June 29, 2010



Physics lesson for Diamon

Letters to the Portland editor, May 21, 2010
Newton’s laws of gravity and motion are universally understood laws, not subject to anyone’s opinion.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  May 20, 2010

How can those in the box think outside of the box?

Letters to the Portland editor, May 14, 2010
I was disgusted on multiple levels with what the article revealed about the Maine State Prison.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  May 13, 2010

Open Your Mind to 9-11 Truth

 Letters to the Portland editor, May 7, 2010
I was disappointed but not surprised to read Al Diamon’s shallow and cynical column on Dr. David Ray Griffin.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  May 05, 2010

Open Letter to the IRS

Letters to the Portland Editor, April 16, 2010
After the first year of the administration of the candidate who ran on a platform of change, the biggest change is the name on the door.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  April 15, 2010

Extremist Fail

Letters to the Portland Editor, April 2, 2010
A political story could literally not contain more irony than the story of the USA PATRIOT Act and its effect on the modern extremist right-wing movement.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  March 31, 2010



Department of conjecture

Letters to the Portland Editor, January 29, 2010
The Haiti disaster will not serve to turn a state from toss-up to safely Republican as the George W. Bush Administration's calculated response to Hurricane Katrina did in Louisiana.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  January 27, 2010

Diamon Flip-Flops

 Letters to the Portland Editor, January 15, 2010
If Al Diamon wants to break down the political and other mistakes of the 21st century, he could include a few of his own.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  January 13, 2010

Complaint Department

Letters to the Portland Editor, January 1, 2010
Can we have a benefit show or something in the coming year to save up enough money to buy three ghosts (preferably the ghosts of local rock's past, present, and future) to visit Sam Pfeifle in his dreams to tell him the following.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  December 30, 2009

Call for health-care reform

Letters to the Portland Editor, December 25, 2009
The November 7 passage of health-care reform, the Affordable Health Care for America Act, in the House of Representatives was a very important and exciting moment for everyone who is dedicated to the idea that all Americans need and deserve access to high quality, affordable health care.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  December 22, 2009

Time to end tolerance

Letters to the Portland Editor, December 11, 2009
I'd like you to think about something. Ever seen the bumper sticker: "Intolerance will not be tolerated"?
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  December 09, 2009



Continuing homophobia

Letters to the Portland Editor, November 27, 2009
Deirdre Fulton's and Shay Stewart-Bouley's comments and Seth Berner's letter on the Marriage Equality Act repeal are insightful. I would add another perspective.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  October 27, 2010

Objecting to marriage control

Letters to the Portland editor, November 20, 2009
“The Emperor is wearing no clothes” on both sides of the marriage war.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  November 18, 2009

Death by Tradition

Letters to the Portland Editor, November 13, 2009
When the newly formed United States enacted its first Constitution, voting was essentially limited to white land-owning men.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  November 11, 2009

Heartfelt Thanks

Letters to the Portland Editor, November 6, 2009
I just finished reading the piece Ken Greenleaf wrote about my dear friend of blessed memory, Bob Solotaire.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  November 04, 2009

State should protect inmates’ rights

Letters to the Portland Editor, October 16, 2009
As Lance Tapley points out, denying prisoners access to human-rights protections is a mistake (see "Less Than Equal," October 2).
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  October 14, 2009


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