| Opinion/The Review

Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Disdain monopoly

Email Newsletters

Sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Daily Photo Galleries

Letter to the Editor
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

In his letter “Privatization as disdain?” (Jan. 20 and, Jack Ciak has it exactly backward when he writes: “These actions also suggest what appears to be a belief on the part of the governor that Pennsylvanians are not sufficiently competent to run their own institutions.”

On the contrary, the current system in which the state micromanages such things as how many beer bottles a bar can sell reflects a philosophy in which individuals are deemed incompetent, requiring an all-powerful state, with its attendant bureaucracy, to coddle and guide citizens through life.

Such an individual-rights-trampling ideology has no place in this country.

Amesh A. Adalja


Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.



Show commenting policy

Most-Read Letters

  1. Reinstitute the draft
  2. Kane, Clinton display similar strategies
  3. Highlands’ Machiavellian conduct
  4. Uber’s $50 million ‘slap on the wrist’
  5. Novel ideas
  6. Be cautious with refugees
  7. Not who we are
  8. Medical marijuana overdue
  9. Double standard on Israel
  10. Martin kudos
  11. Haunting of Hillary