Letters

Advancing a presidential youth council

With the 2016 presidential election swiftly approaching, a new wave of youth has taken upon themselves the responsibility of helping decide what the American role ...

News not 'fit' for prime time

Lately when there is a police shooting of a black person, the liberal media go into overdrive, with wall-to-wall coverage from every angle for days, ...

Need to end racism

Where are those of faith during this presidential election in such times of great conflict? What have our churches done to unite our communities ...

Some facts about pipelines

Regarding the proposed Sunoco proposed Mariner East 2 pipeline ("Critics, backers face off over proposed Mariner East 2 pipeline project"): • Safety and environmental issues ...

Zubik & church's challenges

Bishop David Zubik says, "We need to make our worship better." ("'We need to make our worship better,' Pittsburgh Bishop Zubik says"). Very true. But ...

No teacher jobs

You ran a story about the lack of interest in teacher prep courses at local colleges. ("Fewer college students opt to pursue career as teachers"). ...

Bright lines: Mon/Fayette Expressway extension, Ryan Lochte, Hillary Clinton & Donald Trump

Trib readers weigh in on the Mon/Fayette Expressway extension, Ryan Lochte, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. William R. Casey, West Mifflin: With new commercial property opening ...

Obama's disconnect on guns

While I might be missing the obvious, there seems to be a strange disconnect between what President Obama does and what he says, which leads ...

Our outstanding Olympians

What an outstanding display by our nation's athletes at the Rio Olympics. America led in the number of medals. Our athletes showed great pride ...

Pipelines to the future

Sunoco's Mariner East 2 and UGI's PennEast pipeline projects are examples of key pieces of energy infrastructure needed immediately to transport low-cost, abundant supplies of natural gas and ...

Canadian customs

I take exception to Colin McNickle's comments about Canadian customs in the Saturday essay, "Border(line) behavior," (Aug. 19). My experience has been just the opposite. I ...

Religious terrorists

Religious terrorists Many people believe the shibboleth, "While all Muslims aren't terrorists, all terrorists are Muslims." This is patently false. There are Maoist Shining Path terrorists ...

Less Pokemon, more political awareness

Last month I sat in a bleacher seat for eight hours. It wasn't for a sports team; it wasn't to win a prize. I was ...

Ball cap fascism

There's an old adage that states: "When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the American flag." I'd like to add a postscript: ...

What do we have to lose?

Millions will undoubtedly vote for Hillary Clinton because she is a woman. Millions more will vote for her because she's a Democrat. But for those ...

Stop embracing Trump, GOP

There is an urgency facing this nation with Donald Trump being the presidential nominee for the Republican Party. I'm dismayed that certain Republican leaders have ...

No cheating here

In view of Donald Trump stating that the only way Hillary Clinton could win Pennsylvania was through cheating, I would like to make a suggestion. ...

Revise food truck ordinance

Regarding Greensburg's new food truck ordinance: While I am in favor of protecting brick-and-mortar businesses, I am curious as to why the city did not ...

Arnold mayor doesn't care

I have been trying to clean up Arnold for two years and thought I was making progress. I know one person can't do everything. I ...

Dismantle Department of Education

One of the first things Donald Trump should do if elected president is abolish the federal Department of Education started by former Democrat President Jimmy ...