Letters to the Editor

Trump needs to model respect

Trump needs to model respect DEAR EDITOR: Our Constitution guarantees freedom of speech and peaceful assembly, but those rights do not just apply to President Trump. They also apply to the media, most of whom do report the facts and what is being said and has been said, by President ...

Fake news aired during Inauguration

DEAR EDITOR: My news sources are limited. No cable, no dish, no computer, only a TV with an antenna, a radio and a newspaper. I read and hear both sides. One doesn’t need gadgets to understand fake or biased news. During the inauguration, the aerial view showed a half-filled Mall. ...

True liberals keep an open mind

DEAR EDITOR: Many American have reached new heights of hypocrisy in their violent protests, coupled with members of Congress that boycotted the inauguration and the celebrity elites that spoke in tones of violence, vulgarity and profanity. Aren’t these the very people that refer to ...

It’s common sense why Dems lost

It’s common sense why Dems lost DEAR EDITOR: They still do not get it. I recently heard Mahoning County Democratic Party Chairman David Betras say he needs to figure out how to get the blue collar worker to vote Democrat again so we can improve workers’ rights. Sir, pay ...

ACA extended health coverage

DEAR EDITOR: As an independent non-partisan, I must take issue with your Jan. 11 editorial entitled, “Health care changes will have challenges.” While I am not a fan of the Affordable Care Act, politically designated Obamacare by detractors of the president, I feel it was a ...

Celebrate Trump inauguration

DEAR EDITOR: Jan. 20, Inauguration Day, was a day of celebration for many millions of Americans. After eight long years of Barrack Hussein Obama corroding our country as president, we finally have a president who believes in the greatness of the United States and the principles ...

United Nations is ineffective

United Nations is ineffective DEAR EDITOR: The United Nations has existed for more than 70 years, and it is no more effective today than the day it was formed. Yes, it has served mankind well in addressing mundane catastrophes like earthquakes and floods, but when it comes to ...

Letter contained false statements

DEAR EDITOR: I was both shocked and disappointed that the Tribune Chronicle published the letter Jan. 15 headlined “Obama creating chaos.” You did the community a disservice by publishing a letter containing such an obvious lie, combined with unsubstantiated and extreme conspiracy ...

Flask successful as city auditor

Flask successful as city auditor DEAR EDITOR: This past July, Councilman Vince Flask was chosen to fill the vacant seat of Warren’s Auditor. His 12 years of experience with the city’s budget, 10 years of tax knowledge and ability to manage a professional staff has proven ...

Addiction is internal disease

DEAR EDITOR: My hope is that one person fighting the stronghold of addiction will read this and follow through. Professionals call addiction a “disease” and tell addicts to do this or that hoping to remove the addiction externally. I know from experience through receiving ...

Obama creating chaos

DEAR EDITOR: In my opinion President Obama is doing all he can to create chaos in this country, Israel and Russia. His objective is to destroy the U.S. any way he can. The United Nations is a joke. The latest proof of that is the school where hundreds of young girls were ...

Dispelling Christmas myth

DEAR EDITOR: A common myth persists, as evidenced in a Jan. 8 letter, that the Christian holiday of Christmas replaced an ancient pagan solar festival. The actual truth is quite the opposite. The Roman festival to the Unconquered Sun, Sol Invictis, was instituted by the Emperor Valerian ...

Always use headlights

DEAR EDITOR: Accidents on our local highways can be reduced if we all use our headlights every time we drive. Many of us have vehicles with automatic day-time running lights, but they are not being used. Many drivers do not understand that the lights will automatically shut off after a ...

Warren council priorities are wrong

DEAR EDITOR: So let me get this straight. Seven members of Warren city council were happy with moving $233,000 of enterprise funds to the office of Community Development to maintain handing out $120,000 for 20 non-profit groups? Wow! Council with mostly the same people had no problem ...

Funding cuts hurt senior meal program

DEAR EDITOR: This is about the plight of seniors in West Farmington and other northern tier senior centers. As of Jan. 1 funding cuts, the senior center in West Farmington food program is in jeopardy. There are up to 25 or 30 people who could no longer be served a hot meal three days a ...

Keep open mind about Trump

DEAR EDITOR: Tunnel vision and inability to see beyond party lines continues to divide our country. With crying rooms setup on college campuses due to the November election outcome, along with Russian hacking allegations, election fraud and recounts, it’s amazing that people are missing ...

Election ends peace, love movement

DEAR EDITOR: Woodstock: Born Aug. 15, 1969. Died Nov. 8, 2016. The pot smoking and LSD tripping sons and daughters of the Greatest Generation destroyed the moral and social values of America while professing peace and love for all. Their peace, love and magic bus movement has resulted ...

Chicago needs ‘stop and frisk’ program

DEAR EDITOR: In case you missed it, here are the facts about Chicago that has some of the strictest gun control in the country. In 2016, there were 4,331 people shot, mostly in about five neighborhoods on the south and west side of Chicago. There were 762 murders, more than New York City ...

Young people are doing great things

DEAR EDITOR: I recently had the privilege of attending Warren G. Harding’s Choir Christmas musical at the Tod Avenue Methodist Church. Entering the building, I was greeted by a polite young man, Angelo, a student at Harding High School. He directed me where to go and I asked if he ...

Christmas started as pagan holiday

DEAR EDITOR: This is in response to a Dec. 24 letter in which the writer talked about how people have lost sight of the original theology of Christmas. If you study the history of Christmas, you will find its original theology has nothing to do with Jesus. Dec. 25 was celebrated long ...