Letters to the Editor

Suggests fact check on assertions

I wonder how many readers cracked up over a recent letter that dutifully recited the NRA/Breitbart lie that hammers kill more people than guns? Such assertions undermine the position of such people. Who could take anyone seriously who believes that 518 blunt force trauma murders are more than 8,855 firearm murders, which is what the CDC reported for 2012. I suggest that any information the author receives from his usual sources be run by one of the many websites that are designed to separate hysteria from facts: Factcheck, Penigma, Snopes, etc. I believe he might be shocked that he is being lied to on a regular basis. I’m glad I don’t live in such an imagined state of fear. But when the subject is Bakken oil trains ...

Mike Sennett

Bellingham

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