Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 12 Feb 2016 09:07:28 EDTFri, 12 Feb 2016 09:07:28 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssIRS neededhttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/634625.htmlTo the Journal editor: We've heard it all before! Most of the presidential candidates promise us, "We're going to reform taxes!" Some flat-tax enthusiasts even promise us, "I'm going to get rid of the IRS!" Both promises will never happe.Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTTreatment neededhttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/634552.htmlTo the Journal editor: There is a wide range of issues being debated in public media about the Flint water crisis: Who is to blame, who should cover the immense costs, how long did those in charge cover-up their knowledge of the problem, and now...Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTWhat is truth?http://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/634508.htmlTo the Journal editor: American police officers shot and killed 986 Americans in 2015, according to Sandhya Somashekhar's story in the Jan. 6 (edition of) The Washington Pos.Tue, 9 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTAgendas are foolishhttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/634445.htmlTo the Journal editor: A recent letter to the editor has me concerned. The writer suggested people should vote straight ticket. Really! To me that would show ignorance of the issues and of the people running for office.Mon, 8 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTSnyder's plans for Detroit schools will hurt retireeshttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/634352.htmlTo the Journal editor: I was shocked to learn that one of the same unelected emergency managers whose decisions ruined the water in Flint (was) in charge of the Detroit public school.Sun, 7 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDT