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Letter: Lawmakers serve capitalist cronies

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness? Not with the crony capitalists currently running the General Assembly. They don’t seem to care about the well-being of their own constituents.

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LETTER: HHC nursing home patients deserve better than C-grade care

A Sept. 4 IBJ letter to the editor from Messrs. Kleiman, Pelizzari, Smith and Thompson defending the leadership of Matt Gutwein of Indianapolis Health & Hospital Corp. in relation to its nursing centers deserves scrutiny. Firstly, I want to acknowledge the authors for their non-profit volunteer service in making Indianapolis a better community. Nonetheless, they […]

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LETTER: Death isn’t only COVID measure that matters

While differing opinions exist regarding how to manage the COVID pandemic, some facts are indisputable. This illness is serious, has major societal consequences, and should not be minimized. A recent IBJ column argued otherwise, triggering this rebuttal. Let’s start where we agree. It is likely that, with significant intervention, schools can operate safely. This still […]

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LETTER: Against Trump, and not a blind partisan

I wish I were a Republican so that my views about Mr. Trump would not be dismissed as resulting from blind partisanship. Potential perceived partisanship is the weight on my shoulders which cannot be removed. I wonder if my Republican, pro-McCarthy grandmother thought my Republican mother was a Democrat partisan when my mother argued that […]

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LETTER: Consumers benefit when credit unions buy banks

Lucas White’s Viewpoint column [Credit unions have unfair advantage over banks, Sept. 4] complained about instances where community banks have chosen to sell their assets to credit unions. It is nothing new for banks to want to limit options in the marketplace regarding credit unions because constraining credit union growth would reduce competition, and increase […]

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Letter: Federal deficits aren’t inherently bad

Too few dollars in circulation results in unemployment; too many dollars causes inflation. So, the only issue is whether and how much the government should add to (or subtract from) the money supply in order to achieve low inflation and full employment (in other words run a deficit or a surplus).

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Letter: Gutwein served community well

As past chairs of the Eskenazi Health Foundation (formerly the Wishard Memorial Foundation) we are in a unique position to set the record straight regarding Matt Gutwein. Matt has done as much or more for the Indianapolis community as any person we know and he deserves the thanks and appreciation of the community.

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Letter: Flatten the curve this Election Day

My office is encouraging registered, Marion County voters to vote by absentee ballot. Voting by mail ensures your safety and simultaneously helps flatten demand on the election system ahead of Election Day.

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Letter: Restaurants need customer support

I really enjoyed last week’s Greg Morris column [Government overreach is harming restaurants]. It struck a chord with me because you have a perfect opinion, where others can’t see the entire picture.

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