Re "League has violated the fans' trust" (Sports, Sept. 26): I really do sympathize with all the NFL fans out there who are struggling through the referee strike. I hope the NFL settles soon.
But I do want to know where these same loyal fans are when their kids' teachers (or for that matter, our nurses, police officers and firefighters) go on strike for better working conditions, wages, or better schools for our kids? Are they just as eager to see a settlement on the side of what's right?
I agree with Sam Mellinger that laughter is the best way to cope, in any situation. And yet, the lives of our hard- working union neighbors are currently undergoing a period of inequality not matched in recent times. The hypocrisy of "good for self" versus "good for all" is loud and clear.
-- Kathleen Mast, Arden Arcade
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