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Letters to the editor

Questions on the president’s impeachment trial

TIM MANNELLO Williamsport Did President Trump cheat to try to influence the 2020 election in his favor by pressuring a foreign leader to announce an investigation into his political rival, Joe Biden? I think so. Is seeking the interference of a foreign leader with the intention of ...

Lost my wingman …

JAMES BENNETT Lock Haven I recently lost a close friend of over 55 years. Roger White was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served two tours while earning a Purple Heart. After the service at the Walker Funeral Home we preceeded to the cemetery, where we were greeted by a Military ...

Stop the falsehoods

WELDON COHICK JR. Linden This concerns some of the unbelievable business practicies that impact retired senior citizens who are trying to enjoy their later years in life. I received in the mail a letter from a life insurance company that offers subsidize $1,000 of insurance coverage ...

Honoring MLK’s legacy

ARTHUR BREESE Danville On Jan. 20, Geisinger joins the nation in honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his courageous, inspiring crusade for civil rights and equality, including the right to accessible, quality healthcare for all. While best remembered for his efforts to end ...

Second coming

RICHARD TOBIN Wellsboro Recently a letter writer compared the Democrats in Congress to the antichrist because they impeached the President. Does that mean that Donald Trump is the second coming of our Lord and Savior? The Bible tells us that we will not know the day and the hour and ...

Hatred

FRANK WILSON Montgomery Where do these anti-Trump folks get their hatred? It isn’t from the facts, it’s from their own distorted thinking. I wonder which of the Democratic losers they’re going to vote for? A writer who was in the clergy shows his hatred of Trump. I thought hatred was ...

George Washington’s warning proves true

NANCY McCARTY Williamsport In 1796, when George Washington gave his farewell address, he warned, “However (political parties) may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious and unprincipled men ...

Democratic wipeout

TIM MANNELLO Williamsport Any Democratic presidential candidate who runs on a healthcare plan that would force Americans off of their current employer-based health insurance will lose to Donald Trump in November. Try telling that to a supporter of Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren. ...

To graduates-associates of Bucktail and St. Joe’s

JAN MILLS SR. Altoona I have a proposal for the Bucktail and St. Joe’s family associates and everyone with any ties to the Renovo area! I would like us to reacquaint ourselves annually on a popular community weekend many of us enjoy known as FFF or Flaming Foliage Festival ...

Demand a fair impeachment trial

MARY BRUCE SERENE State College The U.S. Constitution, the foundation of our country’s strength and stability, is under attack. Our Constitution empowers three co-equal branches of government: executive, legislative and judicial. This brilliant design establishes checks and balances ...

Another idea

MARLIN D. LILLEY JR. Cogan Station As a grandfather I felt compelled to send my grand-God daughter, who just recently turned 21 and who lives in the great state of Texas, information that challenges the fake news I believe is broadcast daily on national TV. Below is a copy of the letter I ...

Results matter

CHRISTOPHER DiFIORE Montoursville Trump 2020! That is all one needs to write or say in order to cause violent outbursts from people. They and many others think that we are all terrible people for supporting the president. I, for one, supported him in part because he hired people like ...

About time!

JEFF KUNTZ Northumberland County We finally have had a President with red blood and a backbone to stand up to our enemies. Iran’s General Soleimani has the blood of hundreds of Americans on his hands, and United States intelligence has shown his intentions to kill many more ...

Go figure

JOE CZARNECKI Williamsport Moscow Mitch McConnell will be taking an oath before the trial in the Senate regarding the removal of a corrupt President Trump. He will take an oath promising he’ll be impartial and consider all the evidence before making a decision. How can he be impartial ...

Still waiting

CHRIS BASTRESS Williamsport Pennsylvania citizens are still waiting for redistricting reform that would restrain partisan gerrymandering, even though state voters overwhelmingly support it. At the conclusion of a Sept. 18 hearing on redistricting reform, the House Government Committee ...

National Law Enforcement Day

LES NERI Harrisburg The statistics are devastating: In 2019, more than 260 officers were shot in the line of duty, and more than 40 officers made the ultimate sacrifice, which is why today the Fraternal Order of Police Pennsylvania State Lodge is encouraging you to take the time to say ...

They work for us

KEVIN FERRARA Lock Haven I knew the media was biased but I didn’t think they would blatantly pick the side of the politician over the public as I believe The Express did in its Jan 6, 2020 “Our View” opinion article. The unknown author who represents the entire Express organization ...

Do you recycle?

ROBBIN RUDINSKI Williamsport This might not be as important as the impeachment of the President or of the upcoming election, but I think I it is very important. Recycling is available to us at different locations that are close to most people to use at no charge. Where I take my ...

Christians and Trump

PAUL RINKER Montoursville Having failed miserably at finding crimes committed by Donald Trump, the left has decided the only way to defeat him is to separate him from evangelical Christians. They have never understood why evangelicals would support such a flawed man in the first place ...

Please reconsider, Comcast

WALTER J. MYERS Beech Creek This letter is for Comcast to let them know how we feel about taking WTAJ Altoona off of its channel lineup. You want us to watch a channel that is four counties away when WTAJ Channel 10 is only one county away, Channel 244 on your cable service. I’m not ...