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Letters to the Editor

Ebenezer Scrooge was no conservative

To the editor: I don’t have the time or the patience to rebut all of the statements of George Fisher, in his letter of Sept. 9, that accuse the GOP of all things evil in this world; however, I would like to set him straight on one claim that he raises, i.e., that Scrooge is a conservative. ...

Thank you for making penny bazaar success

To the editor: Burnham Fire Company would like to thank everyone that helped make our 2021 Penny Bazaar a great success again this year. To all the businesses and community members that donated prizes, gift cards and desserts for the cake wheel: Thank you, we appreciate all of ...

Remember that pride we had after 9/11

To the editor: Twenty years ago, as a nation was getting ready for the day, nineteen hijackers decided to test the very fiber of the American spirit. They thought their planned attack would bend and break the spirit of America. But, they were wrong. I believe most of everyone can remember ...

Answering the question

To the editor: I tried to ignore and avoid this question for a simple reason. It is rhetorical! It is based in conjecture. There is no right answer. The only right answer is the one Mr. Becht wants to hear. It is based in “fantasy” not “reality.” Because he has been so insistent I ...

Debunking some GOP talking points

To the editor: So on Friday, Sept. 3, I opened the paper and read another debunked conservative myth laden letter published in The Sentinel. This time it was myths about the minimum wage. The first myth I saw and that could easily be debunked is the so-called skill of the entry level ...

Are we on the right path in this country?

To the editor: Reading the newspaper and watching the news makes many of us cringe. How did we get here? Perhaps we have forgotten our roots, our up bringing. Let’s take a moment and look back. Most of us were poor but we had our family, our friends, our God and Bible. We were taught to ...