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Letters to the editor

The importance of everyone’s vote in this 2020 election

(Editor’s Note: The letter below corrects a mistake made by The Express when publishing a letter wrongly attributed to the author in the Monday, Oct. 12, edition.The Express apologizes for the mistake.) DENNIS GOLAS South Hadley, Mass. Well its almost here, election 2020, a time to ...

What happened?

GRETCHEN KENNEDY Williamsport I never thought that Shop-Vac Corp. would just up and leave their faithful workers stranded. I’ve noticed that over the years, people who are in “charge” have no feelings for those who depend on them. President, governors, mayors, employers, etc., can ...

Minority presidents

LOREN NOWAK Wellsboro The last two Republican presidents, Donald J. Trump and George W. Bush, were elected legally but neither of them had the support of a majority of American voters. That’s not news as it is a part of the way we elect presidents. As a matter of fact, it has happened ...

Trump economy

RICHARD TOBIN Wellsboro Republicans keep talking about the “Trump Economy” complaining that it was ruined by the pandemic but it will be back very soon. They point to the continuing rise of the stock market as a sign that the worst is over. The “Trump Economy” was just a ...

Trump puts America first

DENNIS KELLER Altoona You may not like President Trump’s personality or his “tweets,” however, despite media bias, his accomplishments are endless, in my opinion. Examples: Rebuilt military; established opportunity zones for minorities; passed criminal justice reform; put ban on ...

Misinformation about the VA and Trump

CAM HIRONIMUS White Hall Recently, a woman wrote a letter to the editor to The Express saying how President Trump was instrumental in helping her brother and veterans with the Veterans Administration (VA).. I wish the lady would know the truth: President Obama was the one who put the ...

If you like the job Gov. Wolf is doing then Waltz is your man

ERIC DITTY North Bend This election year again is crazy. If you Like the job Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf is doing then Joe Waltz is your man for the 76th state House District. I heard he was a very good arts teacher for many years. If you don’t think Gov. Wolf is doing a good job as governor, ...

Out of the mud

DAN REEDER Lock Haven Many years ago Gifford Pinchot became knows as the governor who liberated the Pennsylvania farmer from the mud by paving many of our rural country roads. This brought Pennsylvania into the 20th century, making life better and more convenient for Pennsylvanians. ...

Seeing Trump from both sides

CRAIG BOYER Bayport, Va. Sometimes we look at a picture and see two different images like the Rubin vase. I thought about how Trump has been viewed by Democrats and portrayed by the media. You see Trump as a racist, I see him helping blacks with opportunity zones and criminal justice ...

Why vote for Joe Biden

TIM MANNELLO Williamsport This is what it comes down to. Joe Biden cares for everyone, including those of you who support President Trump. President Trump does not care for anyone except himself, including those of you who support him.

Republicans’ so-called ‘election integrity’ panel dangerous

DAVID WERNER State College Pennsylvania House Resolution #1032 is the most undemocratic scheme I have ever seen considered in my lifetime. What is being proposed will interfere with a free and fair election and is beyond my comprehension. Instead of making the election process ...

Biden is true pro-life candidate

JAY REEVES Altoona When Donald Trump asked us “what do you have to lose?” by voting for him, we finally learned the answer: everything. Under Donald Trump, Central Pennsylvania has lost good jobs and innocent lives. Even after he was briefed on just how catastrophic COVID-19 could ...

Election meddling

MICHAEL GOHRIG Bastress We don’t have to go to Russia to find election meddling. We only have to go to Harrisburg. With its latest decision our Pennsylvania Supreme Court has established itself as one of the most corrupt, politically bought and paid for and activist appellate courts in ...

Supreme Court vacancy

MARK RALSTON Centre Hall Donald Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The Mueller investigation found instances of obstruction of justice by Trump, but found that criminal charges could not be brought against a sitting President ...

Stop House Resolution 1032

VICKI FONG State College Our Pennsylvania state House representatives will be voting on a shameful proposal aimed at hijacking our legitimate votes. House Resolution 1032 would create a Select Committee on Election Integrity to Investigate, make reviews and recommendations on the ...

Necessary questions

DAVID YOUNG Lewisburg When will Trump take our citizens’ guns? (When Putin orders him to!) Who will take away our pre-existing conditions protected by reasonably priced insurance (ACA), unemployment benefits, Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security? If it makes safety sense to fine ...

Importance of everyone’s vote in this 2020 election

DENNIS GOLAS South Hadley, Mass. In 1968, when over half a million Americans were serving their country in Vietnam, Trump dodged the draft by getting a medical deferment for a bone spur in his heel. When asked by a reporter which heel it was, Trump couldn’t remember. In 2015, Trump ...

Karma gets you every time

JIM HIRONIMUS White Hall I shouldn’t find it amusing that President Trump now has the coronavirus. But I do. I shouldn’t refuse to pity his Republican followers who refused to wear masks and social distance and have since caught the virus and have given it to their now suffering ...

Borowicz and LHU

RICHARD SAXTON Mill Hall Two stories on the front page of the Sept. 28 edition of The Express caught my eye. The lead story confirmed Lock Haven City Council’s pledge of support to Lock Haven University when council was asked “to speak out against the monumental changes in the ...

A long-term solution for LHU

MARK CLOUD Lock Haven Lock Haven University’s immediate need is for the Chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education to grant our President Dr. Robert Pignatello the independence to lead our university as he sees best with input from all the local constituencies. The ...