Letters

'Crony capitalism' questioned

May I give you a factual take-away regarding the Export-Import Bank ("The Export-Import end run")? As chairman of a small public company, I continually deal ...

Liberty Bridge lesson

There is a constant clamoring among the business community as well as the Republican and Libertarian parties to do away with job-killing federal regulations generated ...

Bullying solution: Parents

Bullying has become a bigger issue than many care to see. The lack of the responsibility placed on the parents of the bully is truly sad ...

Powell's damaged credibility

Colin Powell has no room for calling Donald Trump or anyone else a national disgrace after he went in front of the United Nations Security ...

A question of preservation

The Tribune-Review noted ("Pittsburgh seeks historic designation for Lawrenceville") that the city will receive $75,000 for a study to designate Lawrenceville as a historic district. This ...

The third-party option

The first presidential debate this year will featured two candidates. This despite the fact that there will be at least three candidates on the ballot ...

Support the PSO

Pittsburgh has become a city of superlatives. One only has to look to any newsstand to see another accolade added to our "most livable city." Our fame ...

Political hypocrisy

The words "astounding," "rank hypocrisy" and "naked political ambition" come to mind in consideration of the 11th-hour endorsement of Donald Trump by Texas Sen. Ted ...

Kinzua destroyed native culture

Regarding the Sept. 18 Remember When column: Despite the great good the Kinzua Dam has provided the region since it became operational in 1966, little ...

Expanding liquor sales

Pennsylvania lawmakers and Gov. Wolf took steps this year to modernize the commonwealth's liquor system, but work remains to be done. State Rep. Mike Reese ...

A not-so-rosy picture

Recently in Philadelphia, President Obama held a campaign rally for Hillary Clinton. Coincidentally — or not so coincidentally — on the same day the Census Bureau ...

A better economic choice

The major media and politicians are telling you the economy is doing great. They are basing that on the Dow Jones Industrial Average that increased ...

Fond farewell

I am so sad that Randy Bish is retiring. His daily editorial cartoon was one of the first things I checked every day in the ...

Privileged thieves

Re., the letter "Everyone pays for theft" (Sept. 18): the author ends with the question, "What makes people think just because they have access to ...

Firefighters saved business

I'd like to salute and thank the Alle-Kiski Valley's firefighters. Specifically, I commend the dedicated volunteer firemen and firewomen in Arnold, New Kensington, Lower Burrell, ...

Help the homeless, not immigrants

Re., the article, "Blueprint aims to draw immigrants" (Sept. 14 and TribLIVE): What about a plan to help businesses hire Americans -- the homeless? There ...

Bicyclists & the road ahead

After seeing the letter in the Trib about the bicycle rider's complaints pertaining to the road conditions ("Chip on a bicyclist's shoulder"), I do have to mention ...

No sense of energy 'security'

As a veteran, I was appalled to see Peter Grossman's piece ("Clinton vows to expand failed energy polices") that tried to make the case that ...

No question about climate

No question about climate Month after month, we hear announcements, "This last month was the hottest on record! Stay cool, folks!" This summer has been scorching hot, ...

Death penalty in doubt

Death penalty in doubt Jimmy Dennis has been on death row since 1992 for a crime he likely did not commit. Recently, the Third Circuit ...