Letter to the Editor: ‘Conspiracy theory’ is real and bad

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Liberty Vittert gave us a commentary piece (DSN, Sept. 19) that said that “conspiracy theory” generation and propagation on the internet and social media are “In a word, No[t]” a problem. Vittert also said “There are no major studies on … conspiracy theories … until about 10-20 years ago.” Both of these two statements are […]

Letter to the Editor: The condition of Delaware’s highways

The condition of its (Delaware’s) highways and bridges is critical to the performance of a state’s economy. In its latest Annual Highway Report (August, 2019) the Reason Foundation ranks Delaware 42nd among all the states in the condition of its highways. The Reason Foundation Report uses 13 factors to determine an overall rating for each […]

Letter to the Editor: Support Phil Rowe for Dewey Beach commissioner

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Philip Rowe brings a greatly needed, fresh approach to Dewey Beach. He has deep roots in Dewey and has the town’s best interests at heart. He is intelligent, talented, and has extensive experience in turning companies around in a positive way. At a time when real leadership is needed, we are fortunate to have a […]

Letter to the Editor: Removing historical marker was cowardly act

On Aug. 24, attended the Georgetown Prospect AME Church fundraiser where Mr. Bryan Stevenson, a former member of the church, was the keynote speaker. In June, a well-attended George White historical dedication and marker was unveiled in New Castle. Mr. Stevenson and I spoke about the marker’s recent disappearance. The 10 feet high historical marker […]

Commentary: Delawareans need relief from Rx greed

For decades, big drug companies have raised drug prices while thousands of people in Delaware are struggling to make ends meet. Between 2012 and 2017, the average annual cost of brand name prescription drug treatment in our state has increased 58%, while the annual income for Delawareans increased only about 9 percent. Prescription drugs don’t […]

Letter to the Editor: Remembering Frank Robinson

Admittedly I am not much of a baseball fan these days, even after Little League, Pony League and a run at high school baseball. That baseball was very elusive when I was at the plate. But the recent death of Frank Robinson revived some really great memories about the Robinson Boys — Frank and Brooks […]

COMMENTARY: Guilt before innocence: The assassination of Lady Justice

  There is a wind of change in philosophy and democracy that has suddenly become a raging inferno that, if left unchecked, will annihilate the very fabric and foundation of America’s justice system. Lady Justice has endured attempts to subvert and change her in times past but never has it been so explicit such as […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Support for Jeff Hall for Levy Court

We are writing in support of Jeff Hall for Levy Court commissioner. Jeff is a dedicated husband and father, in addition to his community work through Holy Cross Church and Camden-Wyoming Rotary. We’ve watched as Jeff began his door-to-door campaign on Labor Day last year and quickly adapted to the most important role of a […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sexual harassment cases too long in the dark

Another high profile sexual harassment case years in the making finally comes to light. Seems a bit odd they only come to light when the supposed perpetrator runs for office, or is already in office. Why not settle the matter when it happens instead of waiting half a lifetime? That’s not to say there isn’t […]

Letter to the Editor: Support DIMH market

Each Wednesday during the summer season, Dover Interfaith Mission for Housing (DIMH) has a booth full of goodies at the open air market in the heart of downtown Dover. Right between State Street and Governor’s Avenue. The best time to get some of those goodies is on your lunch hour – between 11 and 1:30. […]