Letter to the Editor: Delaware drivers ‘could do better’

Letters to the Editor

This is a commentary regarding my experience driving around Delaware, particularly Kent County. To qualify these comments I’ll point out I am a senior who once drove a sedan 25 to 30,000 miles a year as part of my work. Never had a moving violation and it’s been 60 years since I had a lone […]

Speak Out: Sanctuary cities

The Trump administration can withhold millions of dollars in law enforcement grants to force states to cooperate with U.S. immigration enforcement, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Wednesday in a decision that conflicted with three other federal appeals courts. The decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan overturned a […]

Commentary: ‘Conventional wisdom’ may skip this election cycle too


By Reid K. Beveridge The political version of “conventional wisdom” doesn’t work very well in the age of Donald J. Trump. Nearly everything we thought we knew as political reporters pretty much went out the window when The Donald came down that escalator at Trump Tower in 2015. Back then, almost no one thought Trump […]

Letter to the Editor: Romney a profile in courage

Letters to the Editor

Vice President Mike Pence’s Wall Street Journal (1/17/2020) op-ed snagged my attention. Citing JFK’s 1956 “Profiles In Courage,” Pence claimed to be seeking a person of courage tangled up in the Senate trial of President Trump. Imagine. Seeking a person who would put principles and integrity above personal and political party loyalties to “do impartial […]

Commentary: Bloom bill was ‘sweetheart deal’ that hasn’t paid off


By Delaware Senate Minority Leader Gerald Hocker and Sens. Anthony Delcollo, David Lawson, Ernie Lopez, Brian Pettyjohn, Bryant Richardson and David Wilson Bloom Energy is, yet again, under the microscope and facing intense scrutiny for its lack of providing tangible results for Delaware and Delawareans. News articles published recently have brought the question of whether […]

Speak Out: A civil war?

Readers reacted to a Letter to the Editor headlined “Trump fomenting a civil war” wherein Gloria Bakin of Dover wrote “For the second time in its history, the United States of America is engaged in a civil war. This time the weapons are words of hatred instead of bullets, and believe it or not, it […]

Letter to the Editor: Court-martial ahead for Vindman

Letters to the Editor

In regard to Sunday’s commentary “What else can Congress do to keep Trump in check?,” Lt Col. Vindman, as a serving member of the U.S. Army and undoubtedly holding a top secret compartmentalized clearance, is subject to courts-martial for unauthorized disclosure of said material. That is what the Uniform Code of Military Justice is for. […]

Commentary: Delaware hospitals leading way in infection protection

By Megan McNamara Williams As the spread of Novel Coronavirus worsens and fear of this new virus increases, it is important to remember how fortunate we are to have the resources, expertise and support that exist in Delaware. Novel Coronavirus cases exceed 75,000 worldwide, with more than 2000 deaths or a case fatality rate of […]

Letter to the Editor: Trump fomenting a civil war

Letters to the Editor

For the second time in its history, the United States of America is engaged in a civil war. This time the weapons are words of hatred instead of bullets, and believe it or not, it is the president of the United States who is behind it all. This man is a racist, a sexist, a […]

Speak Out: Keeping Trump in check

Readers reacted to a recent commentary by Kirsten Carlson, associate professor of law and adjunct associate professor of political science at Wayne State University, headlined “How else can Congress keep Trump in check?” •Though this woman is only partially correct in her interpretation of the Constitution, impeachment is not only reserved for the president, each […]

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