Greensburg Tuesday takes
Welcome, Americans!: Eighteen immigrants from 10 countries recently demonstrated that people don't have to jump fences — or cut in line — to gain American citizenship. All culminated their goal to become U.S. citizens at a naturalization ceremony in Westmoreland County's Common Pleas Court. And they should be proud, too, for having fulfilled the requirements of citizenship. Which, of course, is in stark contrast to the actions of illegal aliens, who trample this nation's laws, dodge the obligations of citizenship yet demand all of its benefits.
The Hempfield Area shake-up: No doubt some district parents are a tad concerned that both school Superintendent Andy Leopold and Business Manager Jude Abraham have resigned. The latter says he accepted a new job; Mr. Leopold offered no explanation. No matter. With this change comes an opportunity. Here's to a new vision and fresh ideas in the Hempfield Area School District.
Dummy-up diktat: Under Fayette County's new public comment rules approved by Democrat commissioners Al Ambrosini and Vince Zapotosky, speakers who register at least four days before a session get three minutes to speak; those who don't register get two minutes. So, if you jump through this bureaucratic hoop, you get an extra minute? What nonsense. Rightfully so, residents are not happy. They need to seriously rethink the Democrats they consistently elect to run (or stifle?) their county.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- The Box
- Sunday pops
- Expanding Medicaid: Gov.-elect Wolf embraces a false premise
- Union ‘fairness’: The dues racket
- Picking winners & losers: Stop the idiocy
- Pension reform should not be linked to a natural gas extraction tax