Letters to the Editor

A mother’s love is unconditional

To the editor: I can still remember the day when the doctor said those words, “you’re pregnant.” The love for this little miracle encompassed my entire being down to my very soul. I was the one chosen to be his first love, and the first to feel his life. As my baby grew for the next ...

Unfettered capitalism raises questions

To the editor: A few months ago, Toronto experienced two significant road failures. One was due to natural subsidence on county Road 46, the second happened because of as-yet unannounced causes under state Route 7. It’s possible the developing sink-hole on Route 7 also was natural in ...

It’s time for us to wake up

To the editor: I am a Democrat, but totally disgusted with my party. Here are some reasons why: We totally got beat in the presidential race. President Donald Trump won the race — period. The only thing that man is doing is to fulfill his promises that he won the election on. But our great ...

D’Anniballe lived Steubenville values

To the editor: Art D’Annibale was an ardent backer of the mission of Jefferson Community College. His vision kept the school out of politics and on firm fiscal grounds. Art put the welfare of employees first, as I can personally attest to. JCC would have been a different institution ...

Selective Service still important

To the editor: As a volunteer for the United States Selective Service System for nearly a decade, I currently serve as a local board member in Jefferson County. Registration in the Selective Service System is a critical element of our national security and defense, it’s important to ...

Letter statement of a theocrat

To the editor: The arrogance of ignorance is in full display in Barry Bardone’s letter to the editor of May 5 (“Progressives are way off base.”) He begins with the statement “... without God there’s no morality.” This is the statement of a theocrat who is about two steps from ...

Gabbard’s campaign is being suppressed

To the editor: Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, the dark horse candidate running for president of the United States, is facing severe backlash from the media and her own party for her anti-interventionist war platform and for resigning from her position as vice chair of the Democratic ...

Buttigieg has earned respect

To the editor: Physiognomy is the art of judging character from facial features. Everyone does it. Most of the time the gears remain in neutral, but oft-times when encountering a stranger, we size him up. Can I trust this person? Is his nose too long and his chin too weak? How about those ...

Nurses fill vital role

To the editor: National Nurses Week is Monday through May 12. This week was established by the American Nurses Association in 1993 to recognize registered nurses in the United States. This week corresponds with the birthday of Florence Nightingale, who has been credited with the development ...

Bracing for the bad

To the editor: If you think the price of milk, gas and just about everything else is becoming unaffordable, you ain’t seen nothing yet. Those in the know will tell you it’s about to get a lot worse. CNBC reports that 50 percent of economic analysts, as well as those people considered the ...