Letters

Disturbing?

This letter is in reference to the letter “Picture Disturbing” on Dec. 23. The writer states seeing a 10-year-old girl with a 10-point buck was disturbing. He was even more upset that the hunter also hunts in archery season. Archery season allows young hunters to use crossbows, which ...

Getting the facts out

The Department of Justice, under fire often in the past two years, clearly needs a new leader who can command respect from all sides. It needs a leader who can act with the full power of the office behind him but do it in such a way that restores integrity to the department. President ...

A ridiculous law

The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office is reaching a new, ridiculous law to support a new law passed in June that reduces magazine capacity from 15 to 10 rounds for handguns and long guns. They said 10 rounds are plenty for self-defense. Anything more could prove dangerous to bystanders and ...

Democratic donors

No wonder the Democratic Party won the midterms. Billionaire Tom Steyer poured $110 million into the Democratic coffers, Michael Bloomberg another $80 million, and George Soros $50 million. It looks like the billionaires have taken over the Democratic Party. Charles Ardell South Williamsport

Excuse me

I guess I am mistaken, but I guess as an American citizens, the hearings pertaining to James Comey should have been open to the public. What is this behind closed doors hearing thing? What is our federal government hiding from us? I guess I thought the American public had the right to know ...

We deserve better

At a recent Lycoming County Commissioners meeting, there was uproar and anger over a decision to appoint the most qualified candidate, Joseph Reighard, to the Planning Commission vacancy. Commissioner McKernan was quoted as stating about the uproar and anger, "it seemed like it was ...

Socialistic ideals

I thank Al Sever for serving 31 months in the non-declared war in Vietnam, but he’s picked up socialistic ideals since then. The United States is a sovereign nation and has the right to defend its borders by keeping out M13 members, drug dealers and other criminals from Mexico, Central and ...

Unfair taxes

By increasing real estate property taxes, school districts, local and county governmental units could eliminate the use of per capita, real estate transfer, occupational and earned income taxes on workers. Per capita taxes are grossly unfair because seniors living on fixed incomes, ...

Opinion as truth?

A recent letter to the editor complained that liberals are using opinion as truth and should present facts. Unfortunately the writer did not present any facts in his letter only his opinion. That letter was followed by another praising President Trump. All of it is opinion and no facts. Looks ...

Elite program?

Penn State football Coach James Franklin stated after one of Penn State’s three losses so far this year that we are going to build an elite program. He forgot one thing – Jimmys. In order to have an elite program, you must first field an elite team. So far, he hasn’t done that. Rick ...

Lamestreamers?

I know that the lamestream media is still heartbroken that crooked Hillary is still not, and never will be, president. My only question to the lamestreamers, especially CNN and MSNBC is: If, God forbid, World War III breaks out, whose side are you on? Vic Maestri Old Forge

Health care malaise

Obamacare has been declared unconstitutional. It always was unconstitutional. It was nothing more than a socialist power grab by government bureaucrats and their complicit cronies in the insurance companies. We now have hospitals selling insurance and making a killing on the backs of American ...

Understanding TDS

Following are 30 quotations, headlines, and facts to refute and understand the mind of someone suffering from Trump Derangement Syndrome. 1. “Under our proposals, if you like your doctor, you keep your doctor. If you like your current insurance, you keep that insurance. Period, end of ...

Trump is dangerous

A recent letter to the editor by Alan Cohick claimed that Donald Trump is, "A game changer. We not only have a president, but a world leader." If Mr. Cohick would open his eyes and his mind, he might recognize Trump for what he truly is, a dangerously powerful, narcissistic mobster who is ...

Assessing two views

On Dec. 3, there were two letters written in the Sun Gazette for which I'd like to comment on. The first one was from Rick Arnold from Jersey Shore titled ''Good luck, Nancy.” Great letter, Rick, and I agree with you 100 percent. Nancy Pelosi has proven to be pretty much brain dead and ...

Not hating Trump

I don’t hate Donald Trump; that is, I wish him no harm. I hope good things happen to him. In fact, I pray that he becomes what he already thinks he is: the greatest president in American history. Honestly. I do, however, find him intolerable, even abhorrent. Why? Here is a baker’s dozen of ...

Curtailing suicide

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in USA. There are 1.3 million attempts each year and 129 suicides per day. The rate is 14 per 100,000. Highest suicide is middle age men. Men die 3.5 times more than women. Suicide costs $69 billion annually. Firearms account for 51 percent of all ...

Disturbed by bias

I grew up with the Sun-Gazette. When I was a boy, I delivered the Sun-Gazette. As a teacher in a special school I used the Sun-Gazette to supplement the skills of my struggling students. But now I must carefully review the content for fake national news stories. The media is such a war zone ...

Love and kindness

What gives someone the right to tell someone else they are wrong in their beliefs? We are all human beings and should treat one another that way. Is there any regard for human life anymore? All those beautiful souls lost their lives because some evil person decided ti was up to him to end ...

Public should have been informed

Why wasn’t the public informed in a timely manner about the brine fluid spill that occurred Nov. 7 along Truman Run Road off Route 414 north of Jersey Mills? State Department of Environmental Protection waited 25 days to inform taxpayers of Pennsylvania, who pay their salaries, fund their ...