In the Know ; Letters
“Sitting: Hazardous to Your Health”
[January-February] caused me to
think about our future. Perhaps,
soon we’ll be voting on banning sitting in bars and restaurants.
Political candidates will be labeled
pro-butt or pro-feet.
You won’t be able to sit at athletic
events. (Vikings, Colts and Dolphins fans will be outraged because they seldom have a reason to stand now,
but Packers fans will easily adapt.)
Kids’ll be sneaking “sits” behind the shed.
Lawn chairs will become a controlled substance.
Scott M. H rr id, Brookings, S.D.
I applaud all the volunteers
who are helping voters obtain
photo IDs [“Battle at the Ballot
Box”]. To me, finding a solution
is much better than whining
and complaining about having
to produce a photo ID.
I am required to show an ID
to board a plane, donate blood,
get a passport or get my signature notarized. A photo ID to
vote only makes sense.
Jacksonville Beach, Fla.
In a November 2010 article
headlined “Avoid Financial
Fraud,” the Bulletin reported
on an arbitration decision finding that New Jersey financial
adviser Wayne Schultz had
recommended an “unsuitable”
investment to a client. The
arbitrator did not rule that Mr.
Schultz acted in a fraudulent
or deceitful manner. The
Bulletin regrets the error.
My husband and I got quite a
kick out of the article about wed-
dings at funeral homes [“Funeral
Homes: New Party Site,” In the
News]. We were married on Nov.
1, 1952, at the Little Chapel of the
Chimes in Portland, Ore. It was
mainly a funeral home. It now is
a pub. I think we were ahead of
Shirl y Dunlap
North Plains, Ore.
In some issues of the January-February Bulletin, the years
were reversed in the page 4 poll
on exercising. The first column
of numbers should have been for
2009, the second column for 2011.
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