Opinion

Trump switches sides: Wants to send troops to Afghanistan

Editorials

At various times during our history, American troops abroad have been targeted with special ferocity by enemies aware that the more U.S. troops they killed, the more likely our government would be to accelerate already declared timetables for withdrawal. That ends now, President Donald ...

Graduated income tax is only fair way to tax

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The elimination of the Corporate Capital Stock and Franchise Tax is the principal cause of Pennsylvania’s current budget deficit and borrowing against future revenue and increasing taxes on utility bills and cutting medical benefits for the poor is not a long-term solution to ...

Thank you to woman for recent act of kindness

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: This note is to thank the woman who gave me $10. When she saw I was buying things for the children on my bus. How generous. I also keep a bag of books for them to enjoy and take home if they would like. I used her money for new books for the bag from Goodwill. Thanks to the ...

New and popular titles at Juniata County Library

Local Columns

You can find all of these titles at the Juniata County Library. Visit our online card catalog at juniata.sparkpa.org to search today or call (717) 436-6378 to have a helpful library staff member assist you. Take part in our Youth and Adult Summer Reading! “Democracy in Chains” by Nancy ...

There is no such thing as safe service in our armed forces

Editorials

Two ships do not run into each other in the open sea without someone being at fault. During the coming weeks, Navy investigators will try to set blame for the weekend collision between an oil tanker and an American destroyer, the USS John S. McCain, near Singapore. The Navy also will look ...

Week of Caring worked because of help of many

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The second annual Week of Caring has come to a pause for the time being and we would like to thank the Lord God Almighty for richest blessings on the faith community and upon each resident that was assisted. Friends and neighbors in Lewistown, Burnham, Yeagertown, ...

How do we know what is real and fake politically?

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: If you read about philosophy, you find out that one of the very important philosophers was Rene Descartes, who wondered how he could be sure if anything was true or not. (He got to the point where the only thing he was sure about was that he existed, and he concluded that ...

Denied: Spencer not allowed to speak at PSU

Editorials

One would think that is highly unlikely that white supremacists or, for that matter, other extremists from anywhere else in the ideological spectrum would choose our area for a demonstration of the sort that has occurred in several other cities. For one thing, there is no pretext for the ...