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Letters To Editor

No small issue

Dear Editor, After returning from overseas in 1969, l purchased a brand new 396 Chevelle SS off the showroom floor of Jones Chevrolet here in Warren for $3,175! Today, more than 50 years later, that similar car would cost in excess of $31,750, or a factor of about 10 times! In 1969 the ...

Raising a flag

Dear Editor, On Saturday Feb. 6 while on my way to a sports store, I observed something out of the ordinary. The American flag flying upside down on a large flag pole on the property next to a church. Being a veteran I knew this wasn’t right so I looked up the meaning to refresh my memory. ...

Fueling discontent

Dear Editor, Well, gasoline prices up at least 50 cents per gallon in less than a month. So far I’m really enjoying this administration. What else have you got for us, President Joe Biden? I can’t wait to see your tax plan. Dale T. Honhart, Russell

A loss of balance

Dear Editor, With the 2020 Presidential election wrapped up and the mob accusing President Donald J. Trump of attempting to overturn the will of the people, I ponder on the last four years of his Presidency. The outcries, where were they during or after Russia Gate, while Hillary Clinton, ...

Input from home

Dear Editor, With so much discussion with the city and what we can do to entice people to visit, I feel we lose something in this mindset. How can a city expect people to want to visit our quaint little town when many citizens are trying to escape it? I feel catering to outsiders doesn’t ...

Partners with vaccine

Dear Editor, As people try to find COVID vaccines, a huge thank you should be extended to Gaughn’s Drug Store and Experience Inc. Agency on Aging. They are working together to schedule vaccine clinics and their efforts are to be commended. They have stepped up to provide a vital service ...

How do you wear that?

Dear Editor, The Feb. 4 Times Obsever has a nice photo of U.S. Rep. Kathy Rapp speaking at a House Health Committee, which she chairs, meeting and hearing. The little bit of the video that downloaded shows Ms. Rapp with her mask as in the photo. You’d think a person who chairs a health ...

Preserve city park

Dear Editor, Below please find a link to a draft parks plan that the city is preparing to publish. On page 18 — 10th page of the PDF document, the plan falsely asserts that Washington Park is “suitable for intense development.” Washington Park is completely natural, and a formally ...

Not my America

Dear Editor, Has America bankrupted its moral and legal values? More than one month ago the United States and the world witnessed the unthinkable on Jan. 6, when the National Capitol was invaded by a violent mob of insurrectionists intent on overthrowing our government; even to arrest or do ...

Praise for a president

Dear Editor, Impeach former President Donald Trump? Here we go again. What a waste and loss of our tax money. But when the money is not your own but comes from someone else, no problem. There seems to be no limit to what hatred will cause some people to do. May I express my gratitude to ...

Alarming numbers

Dear Editor, On Nov. 1, Warren County had 74 positive cases and there had only been a couple confirmed deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. By Nov. 16, there were 111 new cases which was almost 40 in 16 days. Sadly, people still think this is not real and a joke. Well on Jan. ...

One more thanks

Dear Editor, Thank you, Donald J Trump, for the past four years. Thank you for giving us true Americans our country back! Thank you for securing our borders and keeping your promise to build the wall and making it so non-Americans can only enter our country the legal way! Joe Biden has ...

Lesson from a letter

Dear Editor, In the Readers Speak section (Jan. 21) an anti-Biden submission purports to quote a Czech Newspaper. A Google search of the first sentence of that quote, “The danger to America is not Joe Biden, but a citizenry ...” reveals that it is not factual. A Reuters news fact ...

Seeking common ground

Dear Editor, The American political climate has become one of absolutes with no middle ground. You are either anti-mask or pro-mask; anti-vaccine or pro-vaccine; anti-abortion or pro-abortion. You either agree to have a border wall or you are labeled as un-American for wanting open borders; ...

What the world says

Dear Editor, “What Others Say” (Jan. 21) was an excellent example of the narrow-minded approach to politics that has so scarred our country. The writer of the letter cherry-picked one editorial that affirmed his view that Biden was a bad choice. Whoot, I say. If the writer had any ...

Bargain worth the price

Dear Editor, I read in the Times Observer about the issue between Deerfield Township and Tidioute Fire Department. If Deerfield can’t afford $2,400 a year for fire services they should be made to show their tax balances. That is public knowledge, is it not? $2,400 divided by 320 ...

Dangerous precedents in service

Dear Editor, As a 30-year veteran who served under five Presidents — Democrat and Republican alike as both a Regular Army Officer and a Guardsman, I watch with great alarm the actions being taken by the FBI and the Guard leadership to profile and remove Guardsmen from the ranks for ...

A matter of trust

Dear Editor, For years my mom was Judge of Election for Warren’s old Fifth Ward. She was really proud to be able to serve her community that way. The entire team was dedicated to fairness, accuracy, and timely reporting of results. Every vote was sacred. Responsibility was ...

Perspective with news

Dear Editor, When the news broke about New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo been placing people with the virus into nursing homes, I placed a subscription to the newspaper thinking I’d read about these terrible events. But not a peep of it appeared in the paper — even after Cuomo admitted it, ...

Small enemy, big impact

Dear Editor, As published, the average size of the COVID-19 virus is (0.125 micron). One micron is “one millionth of a meter” or (0.000039 inch). Since the average virus is 0.125 micron, or one eight of a micron, that puts its average size at (0.0000049 inch). We’re all familiar with ...