Letters to the Editor

Democracy is on the ballot

Last week, three Supreme Court rulings illustrated how decades of legalized political bribery are chipping away at democracy, driving it closer to resembling fascist Hungary, Turkey, and Middle …

Anti-abortion issue

Abortion means the destruction of a life that could amount to something.  That’s what troubles me.  On the other hand these anti-abortion laws have great unexpected …

A lesson in civics

I thought it was an appropriate time to discuss education…specifically, Civics.  As has been shown over the past 3 years, we as a country, have no clue how Government actually …

Lee Zeldin for Governor

The 2022 election season has been like a roller coaster ride. The redistricting which resulted from the census, manifested political prejudicial districts favoring one party. Successful litigation …

The leader we need - Colin Schmitt

I am happy to see people are waking up and realizing Democrats are sinking our nation. I recently read news analyzing the race for the 18th congressional district, showing a shift from favoring …
Letters to the Editor

Who are the real radicals?

When a copy of the draft of the Dobbs decision of the Supreme Court was leaked to Politico, what was Senator Schumer’s response? Did he denounce the leaker and the unprecedented and …

Consumer sentiment

The University of Michigan has been compiling their Index of Consumer Sentiment since 1978. This index reflects consumer views on their personal financial situation, the year-ahead outlook in …

Concern for Newburgh firefighters

I have been a supporter of First Responders all of my adult life, and although I don’t live in the city of Newburgh, I have followed the news pertaining to the City of Newburgh Fire Department …

Save the born! Ban assault weapons!

In contrast, it appears that many states have open season on humans who are born. In the South and Southwest, humans, including minors, who are raped and become pregnant must now bear the pregnancy …

No longer the wild west

Mass shootings must be stopped. They happen so much less often in other countries that we must be missing the point. We love our cowboy image but this is no longer the wild west. Without extensive …
Editorial

The Spirit of ’76: protecting us against the Putin Playbook

As we gather to celebrate Independence Day, it’s a good time to reflect on how our most fundamental freedoms have served this nation well. It’s an even better time to think about what …

Did fire cuts cost a life?

Newburgh City officials congratulated themselves last week after an audit report declared that the city is in a stronger financial position that it has been in recent years. The auditor reported …

Our students don’t feel safe. Here’s what we need to do about it

I recently met a father who has taken to placing an unconventional item in his daughter’s backpack each day before school: a large dinner plate. He hopes it will provide some added protection …