‘Comedians’ curse and spit at anti-abortion advocates


The “progressives” among us who fervently argue for abortion do not argue calmly or rationally when they are losing. As state legislators in Austin debated the “Texas Heartbeat Act,” outlawing abortions after a baby’s heartbeat can be detected at six weeks, Planned Parenthood boss ...

Get the shot, help economy


Cracks are beginning to show in the economic recovery we hoped was underway after encouraging signs this spring and summer. The double whammy of individuals’ failure to do what is necessary to stop the spread of COVID-19 and its variants, and natural disasters such as Hurricane Ida, means ...

Prepare for the unexpected


September is National Preparedness Month, and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is taking advantage of the opportunity to ask Buckeye State residents to “Prepare to protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.” FEMA, the Ohio Emergency Management Agency and ReadyOhio are asking ...

Enjoying the summer season’s harvest


Gardening season is winding down, and I don’t know whether to be disappointed or relived. Sure, most days are still quite warm and leaves all around remain green. But there’s a bit of a rusty brown appearing atop many roadside plants, and many vegetables have begun to expire. We ...


Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, This is the rejoicing city that dwelt carelessly, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none beside me: how is she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! Every one that passeth by her shall hiss, and wag his hand. Zeph 2:15 There are several meanings of ...

History of Horrible

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I just read The Times Leader (9/11) Letter to Editor. Wow! So many flowery words to place perfume on a impenetrable stench, the Surrender to the Taliban, “War On Terror.” The author’s “Historical” list had already been worn out by the White House press ...