Speak Out: Trump impeachment

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler says there’s no confusion about what his committee is doing: It’s an impeachment investigation, no matter how you want to phrase it. • Guidelines meaning Trump doesn’t have to commit an impeachable offense to be impeached. The Democrats are pathetic and so is the media who works with them. […]

House committee approves guidelines for impeachment hearings

WASHINGTON — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler says there’s no confusion about what his committee is doing: It’s an impeachment investigation, no matter how you want to phrase it. Nadler tried to clear up any misconceptions Thursday as the committee approved guidelines for impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump . Some of Nadler’s fellow […]

Speak Out: Lowering the bar?

Readers reacted to a recent commentary headlined “Has Trump lowered bar for Biden’s gaffes?” • Biden is the better man and would be a fine president! — R Tamer Peel • Well you obviously don’t know how he stands on the 2nd Amendment so for that alone he won’t be the candidate. The other is […]

Trump dismisses John Bolton, says they ‘disagreed strongly’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday forced out John Bolton, his hawkish national security adviser with whom he had significant disagreements on Iran, Afghanistan and a cascade of other global challenges. The two men offered opposing accounts on Bolton’s less than friendly departure. Trump tweeted that he told Bolton Monday night his services were […]

Secret Taliban invite a bold risk unraveled

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s weekend tweet canceling secret meetings at Camp David with the Taliban and Afghan leaders just days before the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks is the latest example of a commander in chief willing to take a big risk in pursuit of a foreign policy victory only to see it […]

Letter to the Editor: A new word for Trump

He’s done it before, and now he’s at it again! Promising a pardon to anyone breaking the law for his political purposes! It’s amazing, astonishing, disgusting, not surprising, and impeachable! Trump’s idiotic statements and cruel policies require a new word in the English language. It is the word which comes to mind every time most […]

Letter to the Editor: Impeach Trump?

Readers reacted to a recent letter by Paul Donnelly headlined “Impeach Trump now”: • So according to Mr. Donnelly, Trump should be impeached because, for no other reason than Orange Man bad. So sad. However it must be pointed out that his thinking accurately reflects the exact same in those Democrat members of Congress, including […]

Letter to the Editor: Impeach Trump now

Thank you, Congresswoman Rochester for changing your mind and joining the majority of Democratic congressmen who wish to impeach Trump. Nancy Pelosi is still persistent in not wanting to impeach. She is too focused on getting 67 votes from the Senate for conviction, that is step 2, focus on step 1. An analogy of this […]

Trump eyes mental institutions as an answer to gun violence

WASHINGTON — When shots rang out last year at a high school in Parkland, Florida, leaving 17 people dead, President Donald Trump quickly turned his thoughts to creating more mental institutions. When back-to-back mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, jolted the nation earlier this month, Trump again spoke of “building new facilities” […]

Letter to the Editor: A lack of empathy

Max Carver said, “Empathy is the starting point for creating a community and taking action. It’s the impetus for creating change.“ Sadly, in America, we have a crisis of a lack of empathy for one another. We see it in the racism, misogyny, xenophobia and homophobia that has reared its ugly head in startling ways […]

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