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Opinion

Gang at Louie’s digs into impeachment

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: My Democrat friend, Ken, was positively ecstatic in Louie’s the other day. “Finally, they’re going to get him; impeachment is under way. I told you guys that this would happen, and you all said I was full of it. Well, it’s here now; maybe he’ll be out of office by ...

Impeachment isn’t meant to be used solely for political purposes

Editorials

Democrats in the House of Representatives remind us of the old West judge who promised defendants he would give them a fair trial —then hang them. The “impeachment inquiry” engineered by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is no more than her attempt to pursue a vendetta. Our nation’s ...

Trump may have had no other choice but to pull troops out of Syria

Editorials

Members of Congress who want to “overturn” President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria are engaging in an absurd performance of political theater. Many lawmakers, both Republican and Democrat, have been critical of Trump’s decision to abandon Kurdish separatists in ...

Those assisting Potato Drop are working for Jesus

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Wow! Amazing! Thank you! These are the first words that come to mind as I reflect on the 2019 Potato Drop that happened on Sept. 28. It was amazing to see 20,000 pounds of potatoes being unloaded at 6 a.m. and 50-plus volunteers sort and rebag them to be distributed. It ...

Rule assures transparency by the courts

Editorials

An important matter of public interest has been settled, and that has to do with whether the names of candidates for appointment to unexpired terms of public office should be made public. When the issue surfaced about five years ago, our sister publication, the Williamsport Sun-Gazette, ...

Bidens aren’t the only ones who need investigating

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Sentinel’s Trump-centric viewpoint has become truly wearisome. Monday’s editorial concerning Joe and Hunter Biden is one example. The editorial states that the heart of the impeachment case against the president is the relationship between Hunter Biden and Burisma. This ...

Common sense is lacking with Nobel Prize winners

Editorials

Conventional wisdom — even its more intuitive cousin, common sense — sometimes needs to be tested scientifically. This year’s winners of the Nobel Prize in economics are living proof of that. Michael Kremer of Harvard University and Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo of the ...