Letters To The Editor

Hurrah for AOC and the Socialist States of America!

To the editor: Rejoice! Despite the cynicism, the despair of a long-suffering public, relief is visible on the horizon. No longer will any citizen be neglected by a loving, all-embracing government, for politicos in DC have at last promised us Utopia. I speak of course of the Green New Deal, ...

Letters to the editor

Against cameras used to issue ‘speeding’ tickets To the editor: Years ago, Steubenville had photo tickets, these were deemed unconstituitioal through a class action lawsuit. The cameras were taken down. On Feb. 21, our daughter came home to Toronto from Akron and got a ticket the ...

The right stuff

Editor: Today our economy is humming along at a rate which Obama and his fellow party members told us would never occur. We were destined to be a service economy a la flipping burgers at McDonald’s, Wendy’s or Burger King. A stagnant employment rate, a sluggish economy, threats from ...

Choose America

Editor: An intensifying storm looms. At its epicenter is our American culture and biblical values. The Republican establishment, Democrat Socialists, anarchists and ideological religious militants are advancing the storm front. They don’t rally as one, yet demonstrate some very striking ...

Prayers for us all

Editor: With whom does one associate when contemplating communal prayers? Among others, it’s the needy, the destitute, world leaders, and not least of all, the politician. Go to church or the synagogue and you’ll most assuredly hear the minister, priest or rabbi praying on their behalf, ...

I’m no victim

Editor: I am am writing in an effort to correct inaccuracies stated in the submission from Karen Seidner of Lisbon titled “Law Should Bite Back at Someone” regarding an incident that happened in August at the Columbiana County Dog Pound. I am the volunteer who was bitten. I applaud and ...

Safety first

Editor: I have been watching the Morning Journal articles concerning the proposed half percent tax increase. I have a few thoughts I would like to share. I have been watching how many calls our emergency technicians are not able to cover through no fault of the personnel. Our fire and ...

Law should bite back at someone

Editor: In August 2018 a volunteer dog walker at the Columbiana County Dog Pound was severely bitten. Personnel from the nearby county jail provided first aid and filed a sheriff’s report. The victim was transported to an out-of-county hospital and required emergency surgery for repair of ...

Grand-slamming

Editor: Reading newspaper coverage of Lisbon council meetings, it is evident that Councilman Peter Wilson gets slammed nearly every time he brings up a suggestion for saving the village money or for improving the town. Most recently, according to news accounts, Mayor Roger Gallo accused ...

Enough is enough, it is time to end government shutdown

The government shutdown, which began Dec. 22 and has now become the longest one in U.S. history, is having a devastating effect on the federal workers who are not being paid. We’ve heard stories of federal workers who have been forced to rely on food banks and food stamps to feed their ...