Letter to the Editor: Delaware GOP caved to the left

Once again, the Delaware GOP is saddled with a cowardly chairperson. This time it’s the otherwise talented Hon. Jane Brady who is repeating the mistakes of former chair Mike Harrington, who caused the 2018 debacle for the Delaware Republican Party. Brady ditched two hard-working party leaders who had the temerity to engage in free speech […]

Sussex County GOP removes leader accused of anti-Semitism

GEORGETOWN — A Sussex County Republican committee has voted to remove its vice chairwoman after she made comments criticized by some as anti-Semitic. The Sussex County GOP expressed no confidence in Nelly Jordan by just two votes during an hourslong discussion on Monday, news outlets reported. The committee will fill Jordan’s position temporarily until the […]

Letter to the Editor: Jordan issues apology

A few days ago, I used words I shouldn’t have in describing political opponents of the president of the United States. After much reflection and thought, I now realize my words were inappropriate. I apologize for raising questions about a people, a faith, and a culture whose beliefs span a broad political spectrum. No matter […]

Letter to the Editor: No place for intolerance in Republican party

This past week, two incidents have come to light where Republican Party members in Delaware used words that were construed as offensive and hurtful. Because one of those was Mrs. Nelly Jordan, the vice chair of the Sussex County Republican Party, I find it necessary to comment. First and foremost, the Sussex County Republican Party […]

Speak Out: GOP comments

Two local Republican Party officials are under fire for offensive comments made on social media recently, with at least one planning to resign as a result. As reported by a left-leaning Delaware political blog earlier this week, New Castle County Republican Party Chairman Chris Rowe used a word derogatory to gay people, while Sussex County […]

New Castle GOP chairman to resign over Facebook posts

DOVER — Two local Republican Party officials are under fire for offensive comments made on social media recently, with at least one planning to resign as a result. As reported by a left-leaning Delaware political blog earlier this week, New Castle County Republican Party Chairman Chris Rowe used a word derogatory to gay people, while […]

Speak Out; GOP seeks inquiry entry

Republicans disrupted a closed-door deposition Wednesday with a Defense Department official who was scheduled to answer questions as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. • If the facts will be presented, why hide the process? Cowards running a kangaroo court. Goes against everything that America stands for. — Chris Werner • […]

GOP stands by Trump after diplomat’s testimony

WASHINGTON — They pleaded ignorance, saying they’d not read the diplomat’s damning statement. They condemned the Democrats’ tactics as unfair. They complained that the allegations against President Donald Trump rested on second- or third-hand evidence. Wednesday was a day of careful counterargument by congressional Republicans, the day after America’s top envoy in Ukraine gave House […]

Ex-Rep. Walsh making GOP challenge to Trump

Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a challenge Sunday to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020, saying the incumbent is unfit for office and must be denied a second term. “He’s nuts. He’s erratic. He’s cruel. He stokes bigotry. He’s incompetent. He […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Policies creating blue wave of the future

Many Delawareans believe the Social Security Trust Fund has been raided. Congress has in fact borrowed against the surplus for many decades. A recent report by the Social Security trustees advised that full benefits are insured for the next 15 years. Around 2034, cuts up to 25 percent will occur unless changes are made because […]