Leave the bad news outTo the Forum:

We can’t take it any more! Please stop reporting on the behavior of sick

individuals from the Mainland and foreign countries in your “World” and

“Nation” sections. On March 16, you printed these stories:

* “Serial Killer

Sentenced to Public Strangling.” This happened in Pakistan. Do we need to know

about this?

* “10-Year-Old Charged with Killing Father Over Sweets.” This

happened in New Jersey, thousands of miles from here.

We could fill a book

with examples. Who chooses these, stories? Consider firing the person

responsible. You are perpetuating violence.

We have vowed not to buy The

Garden Island until you clean up your act. Furthermore, we have e-mailed this

message to all of our friends – the damage is done! To woo us back, drop the

violent tales and add more stories about people who are making a

difference.

Kaua’i is teeming with mentally-healthy, loving, giving

people. Set an example for other newspapers. Become leaders-not

sheep!

Disappointed in The Garden Island,

Gina Elliott

Robert

Stricker

Theo Feld

Thomas Bradley

Candice Jacobsen

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