Letters to the Editor

No room for PC thoughts

To the editor:President Obama's Department of Justice issued a memo disparaging the use of felon and convict when referring to convicted law breakers. Stupid. This is the straw that broke the camel's back. This PC garbage is the progressive way to control thoughts by controlling what one can ...

Senate Bill 152 would be harmful

To the editor:As someone who values the work of craftsmen in our communities, I am very concerned with the direction GOP lawmakers are taking our state. Senate Bill 152 aims to restrict or ban local hiring and project labor agreements. These actions will chip away at working people's ability to ...

Consider the Trump approach

To the editor:Give Donald J. Trump, the notorious, self-aggrandizing, self-promoter, credit for keeping his political adversaries and the legitimate media on the defensive while continuing to dictate an agenda abundantly favorable to him, being rarely, if ever, fully taken to task for his ...

Party of ‘no’ is in woe

To the editor:It's not who one likes for president - it's who is going to be president of the United States. In all likelihood, it's going to be Hillary Clinton.The Republican Party of "no" during the eight years of the Obama administration will go, or should go, down in defeat.The pundits of ...

National Hospital Week recognition

To the editor:"Healthcare from the Heart" was the 2016 American Hospital Association's theme for National Hospital Recognition Week, honoring all those who serve community members in meeting their health and wellness needs, and which ends today.I am honored to work alongside all employees at ...

Constitution Party looking good

To the editor:It was only a matter of time before a shakeup took place in the GOP. Today, there is a great rift that will inevitably bring about the death of the Republican party if Donald Trump is named the nominee.The problem that exists in the GOP is the battle between conservatives and ...

A forgotten stretch of highway

To the editor:This letter concerns Jefferson County Road 22, Alternate 22, Old Cadiz Road - whatever you want to call it.Not only does it funnel traffic from several densely populated subdivisions, it is home to many commercial properties. It also is the south end of a heavily traveled ...

Beware of scammers

To the editor:I am writing to advise the public to be aware of scammers out there trying to get your money or information from you. My phone rings constantly and it is usually people selling something or trying to get your money for fundraisers. I am writing to advise the public that scammers ...

Problem solved in Toronto

To the editor:Most of the time when City Council officials hear from your constituents, it is usually not good news or it is one of those "darned if I do, or darned if I didn't" case scenarios.My letter is not one of those. I am writing this letter to thank 3rd Ward Councilman Jason Fogle and ...

Problems need to be fixed

To the editor:I'm still a Southender, but I just couldn't take it anymore, having an open sewer in front of my house, and how many warnings do people get before they clean up around their house?That's part of the problem. It used to be when they condemned a house it was either tore down or ...