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Letters

Voter suppression

The Republican-led legislatures in states where they have a majority are leading a campaign to suppress voting. Republican Governors are also leading this effort. Most people think that this suppression is aimed at people of color who tend to vote for Democratic candidates by making mail-in ...

With $25 million, ask why

I read the article on the $25 million coming to Williamsport for COVID relief. I also seen where city council members made comments on how they want the money used. One comment came from Liz Miele, council vice president. She wants bike lanes on city streets. I say, why? She needs to read ...

Future history

And so, it turned out that in 100 years in the year 2121 there will still be an America. We survived and America is still the beacon of freedom, science and innovation that was our legacy. How did it happen? Historians would conclude the following: 1) Although slow to embrace the technology, ...

Republicans are against it

In the 1932 film “Horse Feathers,” Groucho Marx sings,“Whatever it is, I’m against it.” Groucho was almost 90 years ahead of his time, as this sums up today’s Republican Party, in my opinion. Accepting solid science, the dire predictions of climate change, and doing something ...

How did 2021 become 1984?

Remember when the Republican Party was a champion of personal privacy? Now the Republicans in Harrisburg want to know everything they can about how you voted last year — as well as your driver’s license number and partial social security number. Not surprisingly, the leader in this effort ...

You don’t get to choose

Generally, The Sun-Gazette’s op ed writers are right of center although there are a few from the left as well. And the editorial policy, as reflected in the daily editorial, is generally on the conservative side. But not always, and I often find myself in sympathy with the editorials. But ...