Commentary: Everyone has a duty to uphold the Constitution

The president of the United States, the vice president, members of the Cabinet, members of Congress, and those employed by the government take oaths of office that contain either “…preserve, protect and defend the Constitution…” or …”support and defend the Constitution… .” These oaths are “sworn” or “affirmed” by the individuals involved. Today we are […]

Speak Out: Biden speaks out

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday for the first time that President Donald Trump must be impeached for abusing the powers of his office to help his own reelection. Biden made the remarks as part of a blistering 25-minute speech in New Hampshire, departing from his usual campaign pitch and signaling that he will […]

Commentary: Having Naloxone on hand could help save a life

Too many Delaware residents continue to die from drug overdoses, but there is hope and there is help available to prevent further loss of life. As of Oct. 9, there have been a total of 213 suspected fatal drug overdoses in Delaware, according to the state Division of Forensic Science (DFS). An important tool in […]

Commentary: Delaware farms are here to stay

This month, farmers at the World Dairy Expo in Wisconsin shared worries about the viability of family farms in our current economic climate. United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue shrugged off their concerns and said, “In America, the big get bigger and the small go out.” I guess he has never visited the State […]

Speak Out: Electric cars

Readers reacted to a recent commentary headlined “Giving to rich to fuel expensive electric cars” by David T. Stevenson regarding a proposal that the “Delaware Public Service Commission forces Delmarva Power to invest millions of dollars for public battery electric vehicle chargers paid for by non-EV owning electric customers.” • I lease one. At my […]

Commentary: Universal Pre-K no cure for Delaware’s education problems

I have dedicated my career to early childhood education. For 45 years, 30 of which as the executive director for New Castle County Head Start, Inc. (NCCHS), I have seen firsthand the numerous benefits and the critical need for early education. As Delaware, like many other states and cities, builds the case for Universal Pre-K, […]

Letter to the Editor: Anything else is irrelevant

The Commentary by M. Jane Brady, (“Separating fact from fiction in impeachment,” Oct. 4) as the voice of the Delaware Republicans, tried to muddy the waters of the impeachment inquiry with irrelevant material. Donald Trump is in the crosshairs, no one else. In a telephone conversation, Trump first reminded the new president of Ukraine, Zeletsky […]

Letter to the Editor: Kudos to Kent County sheriff

I would like to thank the Kent County Sheriff Brian Lewis and his staff for their professionalism and organization during a recent sale where I purchased a property in Smyrna. The sheriff and his staff were very helpful in answering the many questions I had about the property and gave me a better understanding of […]

Speak Out: LGBT rights

A seemingly divided Supreme Court struggled Tuesday over whether a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment. With the court’s four liberal justices likely to side with workers who were fired because of their sexual orientation or transgender status, the question in two highly anticipated cases that filled the courtroom was […]

Commentary: Giving to rich to fuel expensive electric cars

It has been proposed the Delaware Public Service Commission force Delmarva Power to invest millions of dollars for public battery electric vehicle (BEV) chargers paid for by non-EV owning electric customers. This is on top of up to $11,500 in tax and other subsidies these BEV owners receive. Public comment is needed to stop this […]