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Might the rates rise?

I read every day about cities all across the state entering agreements to have solar panels built to produce electricity for the municipalities. It shows the municipality will save money.

My concern is it will result in residential rates going up due to the loss of usage by the utility. I hope this is not the case.

DAVID FAUCETT

Camden

I do not understand

I do not pretend that I know how our government works or operates, but somewhere along the way I was led to believe that we were a government of the people, by the people, meaning, for example here in Arkansas, we have four congressional districts where the people that live in that district elect one of their peers to represent or speak for them--I say again, speak for them.

Herein lies my problem or lack of understanding: I saw on the news where people of Arkansas' 2nd Congressional District (which is represented by the Honorable Congressman French Hill) were protesting in the streets near his office against his decision to vote against the impeachment of President Donald Trump. But he totally disregarded the desires of the people that he was elected to represent.

As I said in the beginning, I do not understand, nor do I pretend that I know how our government works or operates. We have the Constitution that I understand is what governs the actions of those elected to represent us. In the preamble to that Constitution, it states and I quote: "We the people of the United States, In Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility." I'll stop there. It seems the majority leader in the Senate, the Honorable Sen. Mitch McConnell, is making rules as he goes, but the rules have already been established by the founding fathers.

I am not understanding how the president of these United States of America can govern this country and keep us safe when he does not know the rules or the law and does not have respect for the rules of law.

FRANKLIN FURLOUGH

Little Rock

More people to blame

If intelligence is correct and Iran shot down the Ukrainian plane early Wednesday morning, then it is obvious to me there are more people to blame other than Iran.

If Trump had gone through the proper channels for congressional approval of the assassination of General Soleimani, I believe he would have been denied, and rightfully so. Trump and his staff of amateur-hour advisers decided to bypass Congress and any debate in order to move attention away from his impeachment. Now 176 people are dead.

Trump carries the blood of innocent souls on his hands today. All is not well, Mr. Trump!

KATHY ATTWOOD

Eureka Springs

Editorial on 01/11/2020

Print Headline: Letters

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