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Letters to the Editor

Mill Creek pushes forward on land grab

Mill Creek pushes forward on land grab DEAR EDITOR: The Mill Creek Park administration and park police have complained that park users are not obeying rules and signs which they have posted, and are moving barricades within the park, according to an Aug. 17 Vindicator article. Recently ...

There’s always value in differing views

DEAR EDITOR: The day after Donald Trump won the Electoral College in 2016, I woke up stunned and discouraged in a hotel room in Buffalo, N.Y., where I had traveled for work. Later that evening I had dinner at a crowded restaurant bar nearby. I struck up a conversation with those around me, ...

Ryan right to probe Capitol riot failures

DEAR EDITOR: A Jan. 17 letter erroneously stated Rep. Tim Ryan was illogical and, it implied, unintelligent to state that the invasion of the Capitol required investigation into the systemic failure that allowed terrorists to invade. The claim was since this was only the second time the ...

Consider threats as domestic terrorism

DEAR EDITOR: The scene at the Capitol was shocking to many people, but I was not surprised. Public and election officials and their families have received death threats. People have been killed or injured at other demonstrations. We wondered what else Trump would do before he left office. ...

Continue virtual meeting attendance

DEAR EDITOR: At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ohio Statehouse passed legislation temporarily allowing Ohio public bodies to hold meetings and hearings virtually. Under the law, the public can listen to and provide testimony remotely using widely available video-conferencing ...

Democracy will once again prevail in US

DEAR EDITOR: The position of a president is an American invention, it’s been said. The monarchical form of government during the American Revolutionary War was rejected by the Americans. The first priority of a president is to serve the need of the country, to uphold the Constitution ...

Senate must do away with filibusters

DEAR EDITOR: This letter is in response to the submission of Jim Villani published last August and curiously titled “Consider elimination of Senate filibuster tactic.” The time for changes in the rules of the Senate cannot wait. For those unfamiliar, the filibuster is a means of ...

Government leaders are really only pawns

DEAR EDITOR: Why is China permitted to buy American land so close to where our American planes are kept? Why is Canada permitting China to train its troops on Canadian land? China is slowly moving in. For anyone who’s ever read the Old Testament, how does God act when his people ...

Community must get involved in crime fight

DEAR EDITOR: Just four days into the new year and Dodge City, once again, proves it’s alive and well. There were two murders in the first two days of 2021 in the city of Youngstown. I watched the mayor and police officials on the news asking for the public’s help in obtaining ...

Liberals longing for uniformity of thought

DEAR EDITOR: Where have all the liberals gone? In the 1960s, the mantra was free speech was paramount. They would claim: I may disagree, but I would fight to the death to support your right to speak. We have come a long way since the 1960s. Today, the left of center individuals praise ...