Letters to the Editor

Special wish for veterans

To the editor: From all of us at the Auxiliary at Unit 117 in Bellaire, we want to say thanks to all our veterans and wish them all happy Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day isn’t just an award, it comes from the heart, with love. Our veterans have given us our freedom and go the last ...

What about the planet?

To the editor: I know of lots of people who are single-issue voters. Most of those voters vote “pro life” but are they really pro life when they oppose abortion but don’t care that due largely to human activity we are killing our planet? If we make our planet inhospitable to life, does ...

Diocese remains under scrutiny

To the editor: The Ohio Attorney General’s office in August asked the Jefferson County Prosecutor’s Office to investigate the possible criminal action against a former Diocese of Steubenville employee. The prosecutor’s office also was asked by the Ohio Attorney General’s office to ...

Unions, politicians dropped the ball

To the editor: At the beginning of the month, it was announced to the public, that five General Motors plants, four in the United States and one in Canada, were set to be closed in March. In statements from some GM employees, it was stated that job loses began last May when supply plants ...

Give peace, prosperity a chance

To the editor: Today, our economy is humming along at a rate which Obama and his fellow party members told us would never occur. We were destined to be a service economy, a la flipping burgers at McDonald’s, Wendy’s or Burger King. A stagnant employment rate, a sluggish economy, threats ...

Many components to women’s health

To the editor: Someone unfamiliar with our health care system might believe that the main component of women’s health care is abortion. Women’s health care contains many components including prevention strategies and diagnosis and treatment of diseases that affect women. Pro-abortion ...

Symptoms of new disorders

To the editor: After extensive study during a period of the last three years, I would like to submit a couple of new disorders to the psychological community. The first is closely related to Obama Derangement Syndrome, and I have named it Obamanesia. It affects the memory of many ...

Progressives have bad agenda

To the editor: Enough is enough. The media cannot minimize or conceal the harsh facts from the public any longer. The truth be told, even if it’s not pretty. Progressive communists cry and throw tantrums about children being torn from illegal alien mothers at the border, but laugh when ...

A fix for election concerns

To the editor: While catching up on recycling newspapers, I came across a column by Betsy McCaughey that was written after the 2018 elections. “Let’s empower the voters, and not the lawyers” suggested Americans are losing confidence in elections. She focused on mail-in ballot ...

AFP offers place for discussion

To the editor: Two weekends ago, I had the chance to attend an open house presented by Americans for Prosperity in downtown Steubenville showcasing their new office and to discuss their plan of action to improve the way of life of the community they seek to serve. Both Ron Ferguson and ...