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Valuing hearing over human rights?
September 18, 2017 – 9:29 pm | No Comment
Valuing hearing over human rights? | Test

Editor: One of the NRA’s ever-faithful agents in the U.S. House of Representatives — South Carolina’s own Jeffrey Duncan, who poses as “the people’s” 3rd Congressional District representative — introduced H.R.367, the Hearing Protection Act of 2017 in January. Mr. Duncan apparently believes inner ear hearing loss, due to loud gunfire, trumps any human’s right to be warned there’s a gunslinger in the vicinity!

A mockery of American values
September 14, 2017 – 7:16 pm | No Comment
A mockery of American values | Test

Editor: Hard to believe, but Rep. Jeff Duncan voted against help for the victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Dehumanization
September 14, 2017 – 7:15 pm | No Comment
Dehumanization | Test

Editor: All human genocide begins with dehumanizing the group that is to be extinguished.

Taxes, taxes and more taxes!
September 14, 2017 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Taxes, taxes and more taxes! | Test

School tax hikes to hit businesses and vehicles! Why? Westminster’s inhabitants, already facing ridiculous utility rates that exceed the bounds of what is right and proper (in many cases $600 and $700) simply cannot sustain even the slightest increase in the unyielding bureaucratic control of county taxes.

The question now is ‘when?’
September 12, 2017 – 8:46 pm | No Comment
The question now is ‘when?’ | Test

Editor: Now that we have seen what consecutive Category 4 hurricanes can do to our country, the question becomes a stark “when?”

A great time at Westminster High reunion
September 12, 2017 – 8:44 pm | No Comment
A great time at Westminster High reunion | Test

Editor: We had a great time Saturday at the Westminster High gathering, with 110 former students.

We need to rethink the business of student housing
September 12, 2017 – 12:24 am | No Comment
We need to rethink the business of student housing | Test

As students return to colleges across the country, many are moving into recently constructed mid-rise wood-frame buildings that are intended to meet minimum building code requirements, to be reasonably safe and durable.

A fighting chance against climate change
September 7, 2017 – 8:19 pm | No Comment
A fighting chance against climate change | Test

Editor: A political cartoon I saw recently portrayed a tattered, hunger-stricken bourgeois couple sitting in the middle of a desert with a 2050 calendar nailed to a withered tree.

Attempting to blind serves none of us well
September 6, 2017 – 10:08 pm | No Comment
Attempting to blind serves none of us well | Test

Editor: I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry upon reading the letter “The real Trump is beginning to crash.”

Anger is always a truth teller
September 6, 2017 – 10:07 pm | No Comment
Anger is always a truth teller | Test

Editor: This is responding to the second letter titled “Whom would you have chosen?”