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Local Commentaries

Election of Biden is a step in wrong direction for U.S.

To all my liberal leftist friends and to all those others on the left that feel I am a deplorable, racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamaphobic, bigot and a sub-species of humanity that is irredeemable, be prepared for that is exactly what you get with China Joe Hiddin Sleepy Biden! ...

Unprecedented vote complicated, but not full of flaws

By DR. KAREN BLACK This seems to be a good time to address the many questions that have arisen from this month’s unprecedented election. It was unique in American history for many reasons, but let’s try to clear up a few things. First, the tension started building early in the season ...

Developing a trail system is best for Washington Park

In regard to the Nov. 12 article on Washington Park master planning, I would strongly encourage the City Council and the Parks and Recreation Commission to consider the development of a modest trail system within the park. This system would not need to be a “destination-style” system ...

It’s an ‘impossibility’ to eliminate oil, gas

Most likely this will not make it to print before the election so this is just to inform some people as to what may or may not be. One party has their platform of doing away with the oil and gas industry. Only a fool would know that this is an impossibility. Throughout this letter any word ...

U.S. in electoral mess

It is now five days after the election and we have no definitive answer as to who won. I know there were other times when the results were not known, but that was back in the horse and buggy days. With today’s technology things ought to be better and not worse. It would appear that most ...

As Americans, it is our duty to offer thanks to veterans

It’s easy to get caught up in the daily demands of life — errands, appointments, meetings, shopping — each day throughout each week lasting each month all the year through. But there are two times each year, we, as Americans, should hit the brakes, turn off the cell phones, shut down ...