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Letters to the Editor

Green New Deal really isn’t all that green

To the editor: We hear all the glorious things that solar panels, wind turbines and electric vehicles will do for global warming, but what aren’t they telling us? Let’s take a closer look. The International Renewable Energy Agency estimated that there will be 78 million metric tons of ...

Obeying orders doesn’t always save Black lives

To the editor: Michael Spahr’s letter of April 22 contained many statements that could be addressed, but I was especially struck by this one: “I do not believe in systemic racism. I believe if people would obey police orders they would all still be alive.” Here is a non-exhaustive list ...

What do you stand for, not just believe?

To the editor: In response to Michael Spahr (letter printed April 22) I would like to say that though I know that you think that what you believe is true and therefore conclude you are correct, what you seem to not be understanding is that beliefs are not facts and being that you follow the ...

Democrats love using vague descriptors

To the editor: Isn’t it funny how an adverb in front of a verb or an adjective in front of a noun can change the entire meaning of a phrase or a statement? For instance, the word, “immigrant,” or words, “illegal immigrant.” Any person (child or adult) who enters the U.S. without ...

Think for yourself; don’t be a sheep

To the editor: Mr. Becht, is it true the snowflakes in Juniata County are melting and the “progressive” water is rising? The editorial page is the only negative feed back I receive. I appreciate the confirmation it gives to my viewpoints. Thank you for your invitation to debate. I would ...

We thank our heroes of the past year

To the editor: It has been over a year since the coronavirus hit hard in many areas all over our world. It has been a very tough year on so many people physically, mentally, emotionally and even financially. For most people the past year was a strange time of changes and lock downs and ...