LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Democrats’ hypocritical stance on the issues

It has been quite some time since I last expressed my opinion on any subject through our local news outlets but events beginning this past week have filled me with horror and disgust to the point I felt compelled to once again make my thoughts known. First, let me state clearly and openly that if […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sorting through the political morass of DACA

President Obama created a mess when he knowingly violated (how many times did he say he couldn’t do it?) the Constitution by signing the DACA executive order. To further complicate the issue, he directed that taxpayer dollars be used to fund the education of DACA students at selected schools across the country. We have these […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The hypocrisy of DACA continues

I have to say I was a bit amused at the fairytale spun by Carlos Holmes in Sunday’s paper (“Dreamers: Delaware State University is their school, the U.S. is their home,” Sept. 9) I will give him credit, however, in managing to stick to the party line while tossing in an occasional insult and epithet […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clearing the record on DACA misconceptions

I feel I need to make some corrections to Debbie Hilton’s letter, “Applause for Trump,” published on Sept. 10, 2017. Under the rules of DACA, participants cannot receive food stamps, Medicaid, welfare, Section 8, ACA or SSI benefits — hardly a drain on taxpayers. They also are required to pay federal and state income taxes, […]

Dreamers: Delaware State University is their school, the U.S. is their home

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On Labor Day afternoon, I found myself seated at the local Starbucks in Dover next to one of the Dreamers — undocumented children of immigrants — who I found out was in her sophomore year enrolled as a political science major at Delaware State University. As we individually worked on our separate laptops on different […]