It was with regret that I read Linda Turley-Hansen’s recent farewell column. As a lightning rod for dissenting opinions, Linda never hesitated to tackle tough issues nor shy away from voicing controversial opinions of her own, knowing full well that the politically-correct masses would neither agree nor approve.
We just had the federal government approve a truck highway on Pecos Road with lax environmental and health/dust/spores standards. Now the federal government’s FAA is sending noisy planes, large jets over Ahwatukee Foothills, and South Mountain. As early as 5:30 a.m., jets start flying in both north and south patterns impacting thousands of homes, awakening children and dogs barking. There are also jets flying east/west over South Mountain. Echoes bounce off the mountain and increase the noise levels.
The title of John Benschoter’s March 4 Guest Commentary “... the real Bobby Jindal” had me primed to read yet another knee-jerk left-wing rant against a knee-jerk right-wing politician. How pleasantly surprised I was to read such a thoughtful and carefully analytical piece.
With regards to the ABM HOA letter in the Opinion section. I believe that potential board candidates have an agenda of bringing a majority of the Save The Lakes organization members to the ABM HOA, who do everything to make the current board look negative in the eyes of the community.