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Letters to the editor

Fallacies, falsehoods and pseudo science

In response to a letter in the Sunday, July 18, newspaper, the Republican Party is still the sanest, most rational party when it comes to policymaking and cultural, political and economic issues. I’m sorry the author wishes to rewrite history to brainwash our kids. I’m sorry the author ...

Illegal immigration continues

I reported a number of months ago the vast numbers of unaccompanied minors crossing our southern border, but the estimates at that time have turned out to be significantly on the low side. The total numbers of illegal crossings have now reached 100,000 a month, with a now estimate of 1.8 ...

Warner should not be trusted

West Virginians, especially those of us who have loved ones who have or are currently facing addiction, desperately need the For The People Act, and Mac Warner has been actively undermining the bill because of his own corrupt agenda. I am a senior at West Virginia University majoring in ...

Will West Virginia be last again?

On Jan. 14, 2019, President Trump signed the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act (NEIMA) sponsored by Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso, co-sponsors Shelly Capito and Joe Manchin. The bill reforms the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) licensing procedures for existing and advanced ...

What is the truth?

We seem to have a problem in this country with the truth. I blame elected officials for perpetuating falsehoods so they can stay in office. I also blame social media (like Facebook) for putting profit first when they provide a platform for those (even foreign countries) that would divide us ...

Follow Capito’s lead

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito has been a tremendous leader in recent months in the negotiation process for an infrastructure deal, which West Virginia desperately needs. She has stood her ground on preventing harmful tax increases that would set our state back. I, and all West Virginians, should be ...