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Thankful for just enough

To the editor:  There's injustice in so many people having to choose between which necessity of life they can afford — nutritious food or shelter? Meanwhile, the more that giant-grocer …

Tax the rich

To the editor: Regarding the city’s recent budget cuts, ( The Chief, this issue ), would it not be easier to put in place a 1-percent across-the-board tax increase on those making more than the …

Stamp of disapproval

To the editor: When reading the back page of the Nov. 10 Chief, I see a brief story about Detroit's mail carriers being robbed at gunpoint. While we seldom have that in New York City, there have been …

Only in certain cases

To the editor,  I agree that men do not have the right to control women's lives ( “Bravo Ohio,” letters, The Chief, Nov. 17). I feel legal vs. illegal abortion is the lesser of the two …

Kennedy’s killing unresolved

To the editor: Nov. 22   marks the 60 th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination. Polls show that 60 percent of Americans don’t believe Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone. Since there …

Bravo Ohio

To the editor: Bravo to the voters in Ohio! The Buckeye State became the latest in a string of states whose voters protected women’s rights to abortion. To take from Gloria Steinem’s truism that …

Wrongful death

To the editor:  City Comptroller Brad Lander settled a lawsuit with the family of Kevin Andrew Bryant, who, on Sept. 14, 2022, hung himself at Rikers Island. His family will receive $2.25 …

Absolute separation

To the editor: The selection of Michael Johnson as speaker of the House of Representatives marks a dangerous turn for America. Religion, evangelical Christianity in particular, has been imbuing …

Falling behind

To the editor: Regarding “ ‘Strongest' union, city reach tentative contract agreement” (The Chief, Nov. 3) gets me excited for all the workers getting raises without having to give up retiree …

Not infallible

To the editor: Good letter from Michael Gorman ( "Anointed, or elected?" The Chief, letter, Nov. 3). I'd just like to add some points to his letter and to mine from earlier this year ( "God and City …

Skewed priorities

To the editor: When Mayor Eric “no transparency” Adams heard about the FBI raid on his primary fundraiser, he immediately canceled his critically important meeting at the White House over the …

What’s the harm?

To the editor: I do not see how any of Mayor Eric Adams' statements violate church/state separation (" Anointed, or Elected, " The Chief, letters, Nov. 3). It appears as if Adams is engaging in First …

Killing fields

To the editor: Imagine a situation whereby law enforcement identifies a murderer. Then, they proceed to level the town where he or she was last seen, collaterally killing the area’s residents. That …

Abetting?

To the editor: President Biden wants Congress to appropriate an additional $106 billion dollars for national security (the current defense budget is $786 billion dollars, but independent researchers …

By association?

To the editor: We all know the adage regarding rats and sinking ships. A national shipwreck is now in full view. Jenna Ellis became the fourth co-conspirator in Donald Trump’s illegal election …

To be loved

To the editor: Great letter on cats from Frank Sterle Jr ( “Our feline friends,” The Chief, Oct. 27). This shows just how many people don't value the best this world has to offer. My current …

Inhumane

To the editor: Ron Isacc’s op-ed “Eliminate Kill Shelters,” (The Chief, Oct. 20) about the Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) will hopefully encourage people to contact their Council members and …

At whose expense?

To the editor: Our biggest giveback in our contract is our ability to collect revenue. The MTA fare-free bus pilot on five routes began in early fall. Once service no longer collects revenue then we …

Anointed, or elected?

To editor: On Oct. 25, Mayor Eric Adams appeared on Radio Vision Cristiana and said:  “I am mayor because God gave me the authority to be mayor, and he placed in the hearts of the voters to …

Fibber in chief

To the editor: In response to Joseph Cannisi's letter ( "An Undistinguished Tenure,” The Chief, Oct. 20)  He left out some more things Trump did and suggested as president of the United …

Obligations, even in war

To the editor: F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, “The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.” …

A steep price

To the editor: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that in a response to the Hamas atrocities, there is a strong desire for “mighty vengeance.” Defense Minister Yoav Gallant wants to wipe …

The burnout factor

To the editor: The Chief recently reported that unions are pointing to the Tier 6 pension system as the reason why many agencies citywide and statewide cannot attract talent (“Tier 6 to blame for …

Leaders lockdown progress

On Oct. 23, City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams and Councilwoman Carlina Rivera released a statement announcing the re-appointment of the independent Rikers Commission. The commission will be chaired …

Build up salaries

To the editor: I fully support City Councilman  Kevin Riley's proposed Fair Share Act ("Construction workers on city projects could get pay boost,” The Chief, Oct. 13). The legislation would …

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