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Straddling deviancy

I noticed a very interesting paragraph in your July 15 editorial, " Defining Deviancy "...
Letters to the Boston editor, July 22, 2011
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  July 22, 2011
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Letters to the Boston editor, July 1, 2011

Murphy's flaw
Murphy's flaw
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Letters to the Boston editor, June 24, 2011

No clue and no clothes
No clue and no clothes
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  June 24, 2011

Ranked-choice voting + beer

Perhaps the following example illustrates what's wrong with plurality voting in terms Al Diamon can understand (see " Got What It Takes ," June 10).
Letters to the Portland Phoenix editor, June 17, 2011
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  June 17, 2011
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Infinite Jester

Everything about your article, "Does this book make me look smart?" (April 15), is awful.
Letters to the Boston editor, April 29, 2011
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  April 29, 2011

Lessons learned

" Lock-up Lessons " by Lance Tapley (April 8) is a superb article and perfectly timed.
Letters to the Portland Phoenix Editor, April 15, 2011
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  April 15, 2011


Governor, budget-cut thyself

Governor LePage is focused on making deep cuts to the state's budget (see "Down Again," by Al Diamon, April 1). So much so, that he is willing to bring the government to a halt. It is certainly difficult to criticize his determination.
Letters to the Portland Phoenix editor, April 8, 2011
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  April 08, 2011
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Dirty 'work'

When I saw your " Out of Work " article (March 11), with its huge, awesome photograph and a title and subject I could relate to, I immediately picked up the paper.
Letters to the Boston editor, April 1, 2011
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  April 01, 2011

My nightmare, too

It is about time this state changed and LePage is doing everything he can to get this state out of the Dumpster.
Letters to the Portland editor, April 2, 2011
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  March 26, 2011

Not-so-progressive nightmares and the Buy Local survey

Deirdre Fulton's characterization of the nightmare unfolding in Augusta is accurate (" Progressive Nightmare ," March 18); her characterization of that as a "progressive" nightmare is not.
Letters to the Portland Editor, March 25, 2011
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  March 25, 2011

Generation X

Your article, “ Gen X Goes to Washington ” (November 26, 2010) was great. I’m glad this topic is finally being discussed.
Letters to the Boston editor, January 7, 2010
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  January 07, 2011


Population control, not insect eating

In her article " Eat Me! Delicious Insects Will Save Us All ," Deirdre Fulton writes that "bugs could be a solution to a host of emerging problems, including world hunger and environmental woes." It seems to me that adding a billion people every 13 yea
Letters to the Portland Editor, November 26, 2010
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  November 26, 2010

Reader reactions to the Portland Phoenix endorsements

I don't mind you endorsing the Oxford casino but I would have expected a more informed decision.
Letters to the Portland Editor, October 29, 2010
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  October 29, 2010

Bay State not the bluest

Mr. Faraone’s sidebar to the recent feature “ ‘Tea’ is for Terrorism” states that “Massachusetts is the most socialist, hippie liberal moon-bat enclave in the country.”
Letters to the Boston editor, May 5, 2010
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  May 07, 2010

The naked truth

I would like to register my protest against your “Naked Boston” issue’s needlessly titillating cover image of a nude, beheaded woman.
Letters to the Boston editor, April 2, 2010
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  April 02, 2010

Palin's appeal

I was disappointed in your editorial on Sarah Palin. However, I cannot say I was surprised by it.
Letters to the Boston editor, December 18, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  December 18, 2009


Abused by the system

It is a Godsend to read the article "Stopping Abuse," by Deirdre Fulton, in the October 16 issue. I personally have been dealing with abuse most of my life.
Letters to the Portland Editor, December 18, 2009
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  December 18, 2009

Sin tax

Among other things, your editorial calling for the Catholic Church to be punitively taxed for its anti-abortion lobbying suffers from a breathtaking lack of inconsistency.
Letters to the Boston editor, December 11, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  December 11, 2009

Suspect principles

I was disappointed that the Phoenix chose to describe Attorney General Martha Coakley’s stand against the health-care bill recently passed by the House of Representatives as “principled.”
Letters to the Boston editor, November 20, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  November 20, 2009

Time for law to end torture

In a collaborative effort between human-rights activists and incarcerated Mainers, a bill to end the use and abuse of solitary confinement has been drafted and will be submitted to legislators soon.
Letters to the Portland Editor, September 18, 2009
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  September 18, 2009

Letters to the Editor: August 28, 2009

The venting of wind-power skeptics in the Phoenix piece " What's Wrong With Wind Power " (by Deirdre Fulton, August 21) really misses a major point — global warming. When we finally get down to grappling with dangerous climate disruption all forms of
Letters to the Portland Editor
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  August 28, 2009


Letters to the Portland editor: May 1, 2009

Is Rick Wormwood an inbred Maineiac as some would speculate?
Loving Maine
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  May 01, 2009

Mountains, not windmills

I just read your article (" Transmission Troubles ," by Deirdre Fulton, February 13) in the Portland Phoenix, great article.
Portland Phoenix Letters: February 27, 2009
By Portland Phoenix Letters  |  February 25, 2009

Changing the face of art

Why are artists getting the shaft?
Letters to the Boston editor, February 13, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  February 11, 2009

Artists and beholders

I found it rather stupefying that the Phoenix proudly toted an interview with Shepard Fairey on the same front page it used to complain about artists getting the shaft by money-grubbing businesses.
Letters to the Boston editor, February 6, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  February 04, 2009

Batter up

When I saw your cover about shaking up sports, I thought, "Cool idea." Then, I opened up the paper and saw that your first idea was a salary cap for baseball.
January 30, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  January 28, 2009


Battle stars

Has the Phoenix lost its collective mind?
  January 23, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  January 21, 2009

An accidentally tragic timeline

Your “Terror Masala” article, unintentionally of course, is very timely in view of the atrocities in Mumbai.
Letters to the Boston editor, December 12, 2008
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  December 10, 2008