Letters to the Poughkeepsie Journal
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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Your editorial supporting a constitutional convention is misguided. ("Give Constitutional Convention a chance," Oct. 8). The voters should be aware that there are no benefits to New Yorkers, especially the hard-working New Yorkers, like police officers, firefighters, teachers, laborers and government workers, to support the convention for many reasons: …
As I read the Oct. 8 editorial about the New York State Constitutional Convention, ("Give Constitutional Convention a chance") I wonder if this will happen. I remember when I was a Republican Committeeman in the 1960s, our town chairman in the Town of Philipstown was Thomas Collins and he was the Constitutional delegate for Putman County. I donít remember what was accomplished, but I knew this was an important event. …
John A. Beale
With it being Columbus Day, it was strange seeing many of his statues being vandalized. I guess he is being targeted along with Thomas Jefferson and Robert E. Lee. …
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