LETTERS
Your view: We need a government study commission

The Luzerne County Government is broken and in a dangerous state of affairs. We currently have a dictator form of government, in which, the executive branch is not accountable to the very people that pay the bills in Luzerne County, the taxpayers. Luzerne County Home Rule went into effect in January 2012 and the taxpayers […]

Comments - 4:44 pm

Your view: Where have we seen this before?

In an account reported in 1933, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was making a radio address to the German nation when he was abruptly cut off. He had mentioned that any leader seeking to be idolized would become a misleader. He had offended Adolph Hitler, so, at the age of 27, Bonhoeffer was now considered an enemy of […]

Comments - 1:54 pm

Your view: Wyoming Area lucky to have seasoned superintendent

When you read that 45 teachers in the Harrisburg School District have resigned, you realize that teaching has turned from the pursuit of academic excellence to the rehabilitation of bad parenting. No classroom, school building or district can function without co-operation, interaction, respect and understanding between administration and teachers. Parents used to be the first […]

Comments - 7:20 pm

Your view: Time to ban gifts to state legislators

In late 2014 and early 2015, five current and former members of the General Assembly were charged with bribery and other charges related to their acceptance of cash “gifts” from a lobbyist. Despite a flurry of legislation at the time to ban cash gifts, it never happened. The House and Senate changed their chambers’ rules […]

Comments - 6:37 pm

Your view: Pass on fur and faux fur this holiday season

If one truly cares about animals, do not purchase or wear any items made from fur or so-called “faux fur.” The retail industry has initiated a marketing attempt to lure customers into purchasing fake furs. However, the wearing of these imitations still suggests that it is socially acceptable to garnish ones self with a product […]

Comments - 4:43 pm

Your view: Shop humanely this holiday season

Animals are not born to be our shoes, handbags, coats, down pillows, furniture and a host of other products. Animals killed for these items are suffocated, painfully gassed, anally electrocuted, shot, bludgeoned to death and often skinned alive. There are vegan alternatives to wearing animals, and they are readily available with the click of a […]

Comments - 5:34 pm - updated: 5:35 pm.

Your view: Advertisers make Hannity change his principles

Now even Sean Hannity is calling for Roy Moore to pull out of the race for Senate in Alabama. What, in the scheme of things, does that mean for the campaign to elect Judge Roy Moore? Moore is the judge who refused to follow the rulings of the Alabama Supreme Court and the U. S. […]

Comments - 10:23 am

Your view: Vote no on Republican tax bill

An open letter to the members of the U.S. Congress: Three years ago my wife sustained a severe brain injury. While out for her morning walk, she was struck by an inattentive driver. As the car veered off the road it hit a tree, spun around and struck my wife in the head as she […]

Comments - 4:56 pm

Your view: Keep an eye on Barletta, Toomey

People better start to pay attention to what is happening in this country. First off, we no longer have a trustworthy election system. It has been compromised. Machines have been hacked, voting area’s have been gerrymandered, people who have voted all their lives are taken off the voting rolls, voting places in poor areas have […]

Comments - 11:50 pm

Your view: An open letter to the NFL players

Your teenage years were a struggle. The only thing that made you stand out is you weighed 225 pounds and could run 40 yards in 4.2 seconds while carrying a football. Your best friend was just like you, except he didn’t play football. You were recruited by all the big colleges. Your best friend worked […]

Comments - 11:36 am

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