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Letters to the Editor

Reader praises the ‘For the People Act’

With all due respect to our current Secretary of State, opposition to Senate Bill 1, the “For the People Act,” is a bit of a tempest in a teapot. The “For the People Act” is carefully thought-out, comprehensive legislation, designed to create clear guidelines and rules for elections ...

Is Harris dancing as fast as she can?

Wow! Who woulda thunk it? Kamala Harris is not only the best VP the United States ever had, she’s also the best female tap dancer I’ve seen since Hillary did it in the Benghazi hearings. Lester Holt was calling the dance numbers in the latest round before she left for Guatemala to solve ...

Don’t call it a jobs act, letter writer says

After reading Ms. Stemple’s letter about this so-called Jobs Act, I had to reply. America will pay a huge price if Biden somehow gets away with this turkey. Now before I go further, let me stress a few things here. On the surface, there’s nothing wrong with either party talking about ...

‘Lawless’ cities shouldn’t get funding

Liberal cries to defund the police have coincided with civil unrest across the country. Massive cuts and calls for defunding police forces in cities have caused a spike in violent crime rates; crimes that would be preventable with the assistance of the police. Policing is an essential aspect ...

Reader supports American Jobs plan

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines infrastructure as the system of public works of a country, state, or region and/or the resources such as personnel, buildings, or equipment required for an activity. On March 31, the Biden administration released the American Jobs Plan, a bold ...

Remembering John Zirbs

For those of you who did not grow up in Elkins, let me introduce you to Super Fan (aka John Zirbs). John is a few years older than me and went to Elkins High School just like I did. By the time I got to high school, John has long since graduated but was still there for every game and sporting ...