August 30, 2017 RSS feed / Letters

Identity politics alive & well

Dear Editor: There were no “very fine people” among the torchbearing marchers in Charlottesville on Friday, August 11. Not one. More...

Projects & local workers

Dear Editor:  Do immigrants come to the U.S. illegally because there is no wall at the border or because they can find jobs here?  More...

Rebel history & monuments

Dear Editor:  Lately I have been hearing that our nation is beset by evil-doers who want to erase history by removing monuments to Confederate soldiers, most notably a statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Va.  More...

Civics 101

Dear Editor:  “May you live in interesting times,” the saying goes. And so: town halls have standing room only. Congressional hearings are must-watch TV. The public’s interest in how America is governed is growing. More...