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Letters

Free speech

I am writing to thank the Sun-Gazette for running the story “Free Speech” on the front page of the May 6 issue. I think that young people often have difficulty learning the true meaning of “irony,” and this shabby “counter-protest” at a school board meeting was a perfect example for ...

Passenger train service

Infrastructure reform, after decades of neglect, is likely to take place and provide architects with commissions. President Biden’s bill would cost $2.2 trillion. The President’s approach expands the definition of infrastructure to include, for example, $300 billion for public housing and ...

Comprehensive Care for Alzheimers Act

Providing care for an individual living with dementia involves many unique and often challenging elements. As the board chair for the Alzheimer’s Association Greater PA Chapter and a former caregiver, I understand how complicated it is to navigate this health care maze. Thankfully, the ...

A talk with a COVID survivor

“How are we doing? We’re fine. My wife and I got our vaccinations. My boss called and wanted me to come back to work, but, honestly, the $12.50 an hour isn’t as much as the government is giving me, and I don’t have to pay taxes. Yes, there are some inconveniences. We went to dinner at ...

Snake Oil in Washington

In almost 27 years of subscribing to and reading the Sun Gazette’s Letters to the Editor opinion pages, I have just read one of the most apropos, intelligent, and timely political opinion pieces that I recall reading. (That includes opinion articles by the very intelligent, sensible, and ...

Fighting misinformation

Recently two Gentlemen wrote that in 1896 the Democrat William Jennings Bryan proposed “Government money hand-outs to everyone through free silver.” Nonsense. Bryan and the Democratic Party platform advocated “the free and unlimited coinage of silver and gold at the present legal ...