Letters to the Editor

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Was the rule of law meant to apply equally to everyone in our republic? Or, is it permissible that it apply to only the “little people” while the wealthy and well connected may cast it aside? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has made up his mind that the President has done noth…

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"Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the year 2020!" For those of you that are from my generation; "the Baby Boomers," who among us really expected to reach it? I sure didn't. I figured I'd be "outta here" long ago. With January, a new year begins and another of my birthdays arrives, so it's ea…

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Christmas is the time when we celebrate the birth of Jesus. We see houses decorated with bright lights, listen to Christmas music, watch all of the holiday movies and see the beautiful nativity displays. Some of us are fortunate enough to spend time with family and friends. Some may even att…

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In a recent column from syndicated columnist John Micek, he said we should worry about attacks on Obamacare. So what exactly does Obamacare do that we should worry about losing it? It mandated that people had to have coverage whether or not they wanted it or they would pay a penalty. The rea…

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Impoverished, unemployable, and well, maybe at times a little different, Fayette County has a reputation that seems to rarely show up in a positive spotlight. No, not all of Fayette County fits this description, but unfortunately, the parts that do tend to get all the attention. This Christm…

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I am writing in regards to Community Action of Fayette County. I came to be a resident of the Fairweather Lodge in Connellsville several months ago by way of the Domestic Violence Services in Uniontown. The reason I am writing this is to convey how beautifully I have been treated by the staf…

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One wonders if the president ever sees the irony and foolishness in some of his stunningly contradictory statements. Case in point is his 2019 Christmas message, in which he and the First Lady "wish each and every American a very merry Christmas" assert that "we should rejoice in Jesus' love…

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With the number of homeless people increasing yearly, I believe that the churches should get more involved to provide some relief. This especially holds true during the winter months.

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Be it known that I am NOT of the number of those bleak and somber critics who denounce and deplore any Christmas observance as totally pagan or carnal or detrimental to real Christianity. Christmas, for many, is a beautiful, happy, and wholesome spiritual celebration.

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Two things are evident from the president's stunning December 17 six-page letter of woe, grievance and self-pity to U. S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi:

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The Christmas season has always been an important time in all our lives. We enjoyed celebrating the special traditions that enabled our children to get excited with anticipation as to what was coming. Let's look at the past and the present and see how many traditions have been taken out of o…

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Deliberations over the new U.S. Constitution had just come to a close. The proceedings ran through that sultry summer from May through September of 1787 with the public held at bay. As the delegates left the Pennsylvania State House (Independence Hall) in Philadelphia, a Mrs. Powell spotted …

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Many traditions come at the end of the year, traditions that relate to New Year’s and Christmas. We bake, make gingerbread houses, wrap gifts, and deck the halls. But, one of my favorite tradition is one that started almost by accident in 2009.

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Let me say this as bluntly as I can, MIKE TOMLIN SUCKS and should have been fired following last seasons debacle that saw the Steelers total collapse to close out the regular season with four losses in their final six contests which effectively kept them home once again during the playoffs. …

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Watching some of the recent House impeachment hearings, with subpoenaed witnesses being asked what they had seen or heard, I had a few questions myself. Except mine are for President Trump and his Republican supporters in Congress.

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Now that the Schifft show has ended, column after column in the fair and balanced media have proclaimed that witness after witness testified of collusion, bribery, even treason by the President! These columnists must have watched a different inquiry?

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"BREAKING NEWS: Status quo Democrats, Status quo Republicans (aka RINas), 'new' Socialist-Progressive Democrats, misguided liberal Democrats, Left and Right 'wing-nuts,' Identity Politics racists/segregationists, Age & Gender bigots, LGBTQ activists, the Main Stream Media, Atheists and R…