Expressway death-toll messages are powerful
Letters to the Editor May 22, 2013 7:04PM
Updated: June 24, 2013 1:17PM
Kudos to the intelligent person who thought of the idea to use the signs on the expressways to tell us how many people have died in a motor vehicle accident. I look at the signs everyday and it really reminds me how to drive more cautiously.
Can we add to the sign how many people are killed by gun violence. Maybe, just maybe, people we will wake up and know that guns kill people, mostly innocent people.
Diane Rack, Hoffman Estates
Ryan should apologize before writing
In ex-Gov. George Ryan’s pending new book, is he going to apologize for his direct involvement in the driver’s-license-for-bribes scandal, which caused several members of the same family to die on an interstate highway years back? He needs to man-up and do the right thing.
David S. Behm, Edgewater Beach
DePaul’s taxpayer support
Could someone explain how a private religious university named after St. Vincent DePaul can receive public taxpayer money for a stadium deal that includes naming rights and logo-related concession money? Furthermore, we are told by a university administrator, this is so that DePaul can “build a first-class program” without raising tuition. The fact that the university is contributing money for the stadium does nothing to negate the violation of the separation of church and state in this deal.
Carlynn Negele, Frankfort
Stop covering Chief
Congratulations to the Sun-Times for their fifth stupid story about Chief Keef. Keep it up guys; by the time you’ve stopped writing stories about this half wit, he will be famous and richer than ever thanks to you. Kids reading the story can go ahead and think that the more stupid they act, the more attention they will get. Yes, more misguided role models deserve a page in the paper.
Pat Kennedy, Mount Greenwood