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Rebuttal is not the same as harassment

This letter is in response to Alfredo Velazquez' letter in Friday's Juneau Empire. Velazquez should re-read Erik Lie-Nielsen's letter (Jan. 28), which was respectful...
You proved your own point wrong

John Adams and Benjamin Franklin would roll over in their graves if they heard Alfredo Velazquez' comments in his Feb. 2 letter, "Nation was founded by Christians." Sound off on the important issues at All that his quotes...
U.S. is a Christian nation, part II

...dated Feb. 5, "You Proved your own point wrong," by Casey Loofbourrow. Excuse me, but Loofbourrow, and not Alfredo Velazquez (Feb. 2), is wrong. We are a nation founded by Christians. Remember that our coins state, "In God We Trust...
Pro-hunter letters ironically refer to 'life'

...wishes people could "learn to live and let live" ("Hunter has good bedside manner," June 25). In the other, Alfredo Velazquez reminds us that hunting is part of "the cycle of life ("Don't boycott a great family gathering place", June...
Second crossing will benefit many

...Douglas. Nevertheless, critics say, "The main bridge is enough to meet the needs of transportation to Juneau." (Alfredo Velazquez, Monday's Empire) A second bridge will not benefit only one segment of the community. The bridge will allow...
Capital move talk is just that - talk

...Let us keep it that way. All the talk about moving the capital is nonsense. This will never happen. So, stop writing about lies and continue Juneau's progress as an excellent capital in Southeast Alaska. Alfredo Velazquez Juneau
Teachers deserve their new contract People do not realize the job that teachers and other school staff have while they are performing their duties. Let's always remember this and our blessed America, the greatest country in the world. Alfredo Velazquez Juneau
Don't boycott a great family gathering place

...Bullwinkle's. My family and I, and probably many of the residents in Juneau, have a great time at Bullwinkle's. This restaurant is a family gathering place. It is a safe place to eat and enjoy life. Alfredo Velazquez Juneau
Don't permit Office Depot to open

...We also have enough with the dump site that we have. Why should we add another problem? Please listen and cancel the permit. It is better to save lives than to built another commercial building at Lemon Creek. Alfredo Velazquez Juneau
Even Start needs full funding

...more programs like Even Start. This way we support our children and our community to become more educated and more productive in meeting the educational needs of our great community in Juneau and other cities. Alfredo Velazquez Juneau


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