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Letter: Federal government does more damage than a team name

Editor:

The federal government has done more to harm the Native American culture than anyone else. How about the American Indian Removal Act in 1830? Now if Congress wants to do something else stupid, why not change the name of Tomahawk...

Letter: Federal government does more damage than a team name

Editor:

The federal government has done more to harm the Native American culture than anyone else. How about the American Indian Removal Act in 1830? Now if Congress wants to do something else stupid, why not change the name of Tomahawk missiles,...

Letter: Democracy failing in the Middle East

Editor:

In the hubris of the Bush administration, minions of the American Enterprise Institute gained control of both the presidency and the Defense Department with a self-concocted scheme to bring about democracy across the Middle East. The...

Letter: Keep W.Va. green and clean

Editor:

Having done some extensive traveling throughout West Virginia, we were appalled at all the trash that had been thrown out on the roads and in the ditches.

I think the beautiful state of West Virginia needs a lot of signs put up...

Colleges seek prestige and tuition rises

Colleges seek prestige and tuition rises

Editor:

In your editorial about college debt getting way out of hand, as usual you blamed the GOP. However, I was reminded of several articles I have read in your paper and others. They alleged...

Will GOP measures ruin local VA clinic?

Editor:

Regarding the trials and tribulations of veterans attempting to get their well-earned medical care from certain VA hospitals and clinics: I feel that I and other veterans in the Charleston...

Wall Street Journal engages in warmongering

Wall Street Journal engages in warmongering

Editor:

The Wall Street Journal opinion page of June 20, states: “We would support that goal [The battlefield defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq] if the administration were serious about...

Obama damaging the free press

Obama damaging the free press

Editor:

My former hometown paper, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, is to Pittsburgh what the Gazette is to Charleston. Both papers having endorsed Barack Obama for president in both 2008 and 2012. But on June 8,...

Losing a library a traumatic event

Editor:

When best-selling children’s book author Walter Dean Myers, a native West Virginian, died recently, a fan recalled an opinion piece Myers wrote in the New York Times in 2005.

Myers was bemoaning the fact that a branch of the ...

Hot dog photo found offensive

Hot dog photo

found offensive

Editor:

I believe that the use of print space in this local section of the June 15 edition, which depicted a woman attempting to accept a hot dog into her mouth, was vile. Surely more pressing concerns...

Shelter’s no-kill policy is the right one

Editor:

Early May is known as the beginning of “kitten season.” Because many kittens are born in the first weeks of May, some recently weaned ones have been stealthily dropped in people’s yards or in front of local animal-...

Letters: July 10, 2014

Put political signs to a good use

Editor:

New Vision Renewable Energy, a West Virginia-based Christian community development, non-profit organization found a way for Democrats and Republicans to work together for good. Two years ago in...

Readers’ forum: July 3, 2014

Teacher testing a must

Editor:

While I enjoyed the informed op-ed on “Keeping good teachers,” the title was misleading since there wasn’t any discussion of differentiating good teachers from bad. Indeed, it was...

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