‘In the long run, global warming more threatening’

To the editor:The old adage says: “Politicians worry about the next election. Statesmen worry about the next generation.”That distinction ...

December 9th, 2015 updated: December 9th, 2015. |  


‘These terrorists aren’t interested in fighting armies’

To the editor:It looks like Chuck Smith opened a giant can of worms with his letter on President Obama’s handling of the Syrian refugee dilemma....

December 9th, 2015 |  


‘Nothing but inaction and platitudes’

An open letter to Congressman Pat Tiberi of Ohio’s 12th Congressional District.Dear sir:I am writing to you with both a heavy heart and fear for...

December 7th, 2015 |  



‘Muslims have values that are different …’

To the editor:Two of our most learned liberal citizens are teaming up to attack me for defending Dr. Ben Carson, an honorable Republican black man run...

December 7th, 2015 |  


Kasich ‘showing woeful ignorance of history’

To the editor:I realize that candidates for public office will often adopt positions they think will resonate with voters. Sometimes, their public pos...

December 4th, 2015 |  


‘Let’s put what ISIS is doing in perspective’

To the editor:We need to step back from the fear of allowing Syrian refugees into our country.Consider the following:First, allowing us to be guided b...

December 4th, 2015 |  


‘We will be unworthy of their legacy’

To the editor:I wonder what B. Tirrill-Dey intends when she says, “You can’t be all things to all people,” in her recent letter to t...

December 2nd, 2015 |  


Letter to the editor: ‘The moral imperative to preserve Earth’

To the editor:This month, the world passed two milestones: First, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere became permanently above 400 m...

November 21st, 2015 |  


Letter to the editor: Letter writer ‘doubled-down on that ideology’

To the editor:I believe in the teachable moment, but I’m not sure Mr. Chuck Smith is much in the learning mode when it comes to his prejudice to...

November 21st, 2015 updated: November 21st, 2015. |  


Letter to the editor: ‘Letter’s vitriol is of real educational value’

To the editor:A letter from the Nov. 9 edition of The Gazette (“In defense of Dr. Carson’s comments”) provides local teachers with a...

November 20th, 2015 |