Letters

Truths about Trump

Here's what nobody has the guts to say about Donald Trump: In our "me-only" culture, the Trump haters are jealous that they are not as ...

Time to shine spotlight on JFK probe findings

Regarding "Secret Chapter of 9/11 inquiry released after 13 years" : Isn't it fascinating that classified documents regarding the 9/11 terrorist attacks are being released ...

Indiana Township's ghetto

Regarding the fire hydrants in Indiana Township, specifically in my neighborhood of Indianola: We pay a monthly fee for hydrants on our water bill for ...

Snakes' survival far from certain

Regarding "Status change for timber rattlesnakes said to be based on science" : Although Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission surveys suggest timber rattlesnakes are distributed ...

Kick Trump to the curb, GOP

Regarding the letter "Uninspiring presidential choices" : Republicans should be ashamed for choosing Donald Trump as their nominee. He is an intemperate, incoherent and narcissistic ...

Advice for arrestees

We have recently seen eight police officers murdered in Dallas and Baton Rouge. What we have not seen is the police rioting, looting, burning and ...

Will's limited options

Regarding George Will's column "GOP minds are at sea (but not the right one)" : Will made a veiled insinuation that the GOP should carefully ...

Sewickley Road rules ignored

It seems that there must be a class of citizens who believe they do not have to obey any of the stop signs in Sewickley. ...

Betting on a bad funding source

Once again, the commonwealth of Pennsylvania is relying on the dubious benefits of gambling to fund the General Appropriations Act for Fiscal Years 2016-17. That ...

Bright Lines: Clinton email controversy & global terror

Trib readers weigh in on the Hillary Clinton email controversy and the global terror threat: Bill Angel, Baden: Regarding Hillary Clinton's use of ...

Don't cut GI benefits

In April 2008 I had the honor and privilege to attend a rally on the steps of the U.S. Capitol alongside dozens of fellow veterans. ...

No radar for local cops

Regarding the story, "Bill to allow radar for local police debated" (July 17): Giving local police radar is giving municipalities a cash cow. Most speed ...

No tolerance for assault masquerading as hazing

Regarding the hazing issue involving the Leechburg Area boys' basketball team: There is a difference between pulling harmless pranks and actual physical/sexual assault. Those incidents ...

Curb emissions, create jobs

Regarding the letter "Curbing carbon emissions" (July 6): We join in supporting the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's efforts to move forward on the ...

Franco's faulty reasoning

Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's most prominent apologist, Franco Harris, recently criticized "John Doe 150," who was 14 at the time he was ...

Comey's judgment poorer than Clinton's

Hillary Clinton broke every security protocol in her handling of classified emails, regardless of whose standards you wish to apply. The conclusion by the FBI ...

A simple solution

Positive solutions can come out of the horrific killings in Dallas. Pennsylvania can be a model for constructive change. Since the police and black communities ...

Don't discard your vote

I have read multitudes of dissatisfied readers' letters about how they cannot support one or the other major party presidential candidates. The reality is that ...

Ginsburg unfit for Supreme Court

Recently on several occasions far-left Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg publicly blasted Donald Trump as being unfit for the presidency. She then issued the ...

Founding Fathers' intent

Regarding the letter "Another view on the 2nd Amendment" : Writer Tassia Pagonis McCann claims that nowhere does the Constitution say that people can bear ...