Commentary: Kindness vs. cruelty — the 2020 decision

Of all the horrible scenes in the movie, “Schindler’s List,” the most horrible is the child separation scene, where the Nazi guards load the camp’s children onto trucks to be driver to their deaths. When the parents see their children being driven away, a riot ensues. After suffering starvation, beatings, murder and slave labor, the […]

Letter to the Editor: Delaware got the wrong state treasurer

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According to the story in the Delaware State News from Oct. 6, 2019, page 6, the Delaware treasurer, Ms. Davis, has once again broken the law by driving a state-owned vehicle for private pleasure without authorization. Last December she was stopped for speeding and was driving with a suspended license and “other offenses” were stated. […]

Trump seeks to turn impeachment probe into campaign weapon

MINNEAPOLIS — President Donald Trump was defiant in the face of an impeachment probe Thursday as he sought to convert the threat to his presidency into a weapon on the campaign trail, with biting and unsupported attacks on potential Democratic challenger Joe Biden. Facing an investigation provoked by his unprecedented call for Ukraine and then […]

Sanders has heart procedure, cancels campaign events

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders’ campaign said Wednesday that the Democratic presidential candidate had a heart procedure for a blocked artery and was canceling events and appearances “until further notice.” The 78-year-old Sanders experienced chest discomfort during an event Tuesday and sought medical evaluation, according to a campaign statement. It said two stents were “successfully inserted” […]

Letter to the Editor: The misguided seduction of socialism

Over 100 million deaths are attributable to communist/socialist rule. Far from delivering utopia this form of government has delivered abject misery, now a new generation wants to give it a try. They no doubt consider the worst of these regimes to be communist, not the socialist regimes they would like to have in power. However, […]

Letter to the Editor: Socialists’ goals

Finally, we see out in the open and a lack of subterfuge the socialist goals. The 1st Amendment watered down to a mealy unpalatable socialist gruel that, if not swallowed without complaint, makes you an old white man, out-of-touch racist. The 2nd Amendment erased through constant attack on the citizen soldier concept of self defense […]

Sanders still wants a revolution, but now he’s got company

LAS VEGAS — Bernie Sanders is still leading a revolution. But his ideas no longer feel quite so revolutionary. The Vermont senator acknowledges that many of his top proposals, which were dismissed as radical four years ago, have been adopted by much of the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential primary field: “Medicare for All,” tuition-free college, […]

Address the root cause of people’s frustration with politics

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Since last election cycle, I completely lost interest in politics and lost hope for future. One side has more entertaining value than real qualification to run a country; the other side does not generate interest and trust to get us on board with their vision. Then our frustration showed on Election Day and shocked the […]

Biden on racism: Whites ‘can never fully understand’

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Visiting a black church bombed by the Ku Klux Klan during the civil rights era, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Sunday framed current racial tensions as part of an enduring struggle that is older than the nation. “In a centuries long campaign of violence, fear, trauma, brought upon black people in […]

Letter to the Editor: Vote for Rowe in Dewey Beach

Ever since the Dewey Beach parking enforcement was moved from the police to code enforcement it has been handled in an intelligent manner. That the town manager on his own or with the backing of several commissioners this year have made the decision to remove administrative responsibility for simple parking errors without providing instructions (example: […]