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Letters to the editor

Greetings

TIMOTHY J. MULLEN Gettysburg Greetings from our fair Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, historic home to the exploitative and environmentally destructive lumber, steel and coal robber barons who paid slave wages. I hope this letter finds you and your families well and looking forward to this ...

Violators of handicapped parking spaces

WELDON C. COHICK JR. Linden I am responding to a recent letter to the editor concerning parking for handicapped people. It was written by a disabled retired senior citizen who is required to wear oxygen. She stated that there were four handicapped parking spaces in front of the door ...

ADA at LHU

MURIEL HYKES Cogan Station It’s hard to believe a university in this day and age would be so inaccessible, but it’s true. Approximately 50 people attended an event last Thursday night at the university’s alumni center. There are two handicapped parking places on the same level. ...

The world is not coming to an end

AL SEVER Montoursville It appears that every week there are several letters to the editor regarding the topic of “climate change.” While I believe the climate is changing, my attitude regarding this subject is “big deal, who cares?” The climate has always changed! Sometimes hot; ...

The rest of the story

ROBERT JACQUES and JAMES STUCHELL Williamsport On Nov. 21 readers were, in my opinion, subjected to fake news by the Associated Press in a story: “Trump directed Ukraine quid pro quo, key witness says.” The witness, Trump appointed Ambassador Gordon Sondland, accused Trump of ...

Health insurance for all

JOHN KOVICH Williamsport Health issuance for the entire population of the United States by 2020 — What will this do for my vanishing Medicare funding? Over the years fees required for my senior care have slowly been eroded somewhere in our nation’s capital. Ask your current health care ...

Change the channel

JIM HIRONIMUS White Hall It is amusing and somewhat sad to read all the letters from the Pro-Trump crowd. They tout how he has done so well for the stock market, yet I wonder if most of them even own stock. They always bring the Clintons and the Obamas into every argument, though they are ...

Plagiarism

WILLIE NORMAN Jersey Shore According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, to “plagiarize” means: To steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one’s own; To use (another’s production) without crediting the source; To commit literary theft, and to present as new and ...

Shameful

WILLIAM HEGGENSTALLER Jersey Shore The Democrats, other members of Congress and the Left want President Trump out of office so badly they have tried every dirty trick in the book to achieve their goal, in my opinion. These same people were scheming to remove Trump from office even before ...

Impeach with pizza

ADRIANA PENA State College Imagine that you’re home waiting for a pizza to be delivered, pizza that you already paid for with your credit card. The delivery driver arrives, knocks on your door, and tells you, “Your pizza is here. That will be $20.” “What!” you say, “I ...

Donald was right

RICHARD TOBIN Wellsboro Donald is right, there was no “quid pro quo” in his call with the Ukrainian President. “Quid pro quo” (this for that) implies an exchange. Back in the schoolyard quid pro quo was, “If you give me your apple I’ll give you my orange,” or “I’ll do ...

Colin Kaepernick

KATHERINE SHIPE Williamsport While watching the recent news coverage on Colin Kaepernick, it occurred to me that maybe the public has been too hasty in judgment on why he actually chose to kneel during the playing of our National Anthem rather than stand. Standing during the National ...

Thanksgiving

PAUL RINKER Montoursville An MSNBC personality referred to Thanksgiving as a “food holiday.” I didn’t think too much of this. But then I started hearing others refer to Thanksgiving as a food holiday. What has happened to this country that people think this holiday is about ...

Ernest vs. Comcast

KATHRYN McFATE Loganton Ernest (Nov. 30 letter to editor, “What’s going on, Comcast?), I am sorry about your problem with Comcast. The day of putting up an antenna and getting three channels is over. We are at the mercy of Comcast, Direct TV and the Dish Network. People today want ...

Brookville boys

SANDEE SWARTZ Jersey Mills I am very disturbed by the accusations of animal abuse leveled against the two boys from Brookville (Re: Video allegedly showing two Brookville, Pa., boys abusing a deer). I myself chose not to watch the video after reading the description of what it contained. ...

Volunteer with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

MARGIE SWOBODA Julian On Monday, Dec. 2, hundred of volunteers with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America gathered at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. to support the lower courts’ decision on a case being heard that day. New York State Rifle and Pistol vs. the City of ...

What’s going on, Comcast?

ERNEST W. FORCE Mill Hall Gentlemen, it happened again! Recently one night I sat down to watch the 6 p.m. nightly news and when I hit channel 244, which is WTAJ Altoona. Nothing was there. After several tries I called Comcast, got a customer representative and was told that Altoona ...

Their best shot?

KAREN ELIAS Lock Haven It has come to my attention that the folks at Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) — the group at Lock Haven University that brought Michelle Malkin in to talk recently — wanted my Nov. 20 letter to the editor, “Night and Day,” taken down from The Express website ...

Build that wall

WILLIAM L. EMICK Barbours The socialists within the Democratic party are campaigning for open borders, free food, housing, medical and voting rights for illegals who are invading our country, while President Trump is trying to protect America’s nationality by building a wall along our ...

GOP has sold its soul

RICK ELIA New Castle If character is judged by what we do when nobody’s watching, then legacies are determined by what we do when everybody’s watching. And in the near future everybody will be watching when, if as expected, the U.S. House of Representatives impeaches Donald Trump, the ...