Use rest stop funds for bridge solution
Here’s a thought. Why not divert a small portion of the $450 million set aside for rebuilding the Thruway service areas and use it to fund an effective solution to the bridge problem?
Service areas are a travel amenity, whereas highway safety is a necessity that should be prioritized accordingly. This issue has gone on far too long.
As has been said a number of times already: ’Taint rocket science. Git ‘er done.
Trump vaccine effort failing due to Biden
Trump had biologists, chemists and pharmaceutical companies create and then manufacture the coronavirus vaccine at a break-neck speed.
Trump laid out the distribution plan to all the states, prioritizing those that were being hardest hit.
All Biden had to do was follow through and vaccinate the citizens of the United States …and he screwed that up – royally.
Now a variant of the virus is circulating that, although easily handled by any one of the three vaccines, is rising because of Biden’s failure at getting people vaccinated.
I guess you can add this to the comments that Robert Gates made about Biden having “been wrong on nearly every major foreign policy and national security issue over the past four decades.”
Gerald V. Marmuscak
Trump cartoon was highly insensitive
I’m sitting here in disbelief that The Gazette would stoop so low to defile President Trump with a political cartoon on July 10 using the recent Miami building collapse. Is that the best you can do?
Use the pain and suffering of others to get your point across?
More than half of those poor souls haven’t even been found yet. Their family and friends must be purely devastated.
There’s all this talk about treating people fairly and not stepping on ideals and choices, or hurting people’s feelings by looking at them cross-eyed, and you think it’s okay to print such a disgusting cartoon?
I don’t care who you voted for in the last election. And, I dare say that the grieving relatives of the victims in the Miami condo collapse don’t care either.
The more time you spend blaming Trump and using him as an analogy well beyond the lost election, in my eyes, the less credibility you have. Give it up.
Let justice play out. Stop using innocent victims and situations to smear Trump. Enough already!
Quote offers insight into history lessons
There were many letters in the July 10 Gazette decrying the expansion of the social studies curriculum to provide a deeper understanding of the impact of the history of America on all of us living today.
I recently came across a quote from Yoli Joseph, president of the Evanston/Skokie PTA Council, in response to a lawsuit brought against the change in the district and thought it worth sharing.
She said, “the lawsuit’s claims sound like they stem from personal discomfort with the “unpacking work” needed to combat racism.
“Their fragility, their emotional response to being asked to look at something that historically has not been asked of them, has been an uncomfortable experience,” she said. “But I know so many people in the district who are so incredibly supportive of this work.” (per June 30 Chicago Tribune)
While Ms. Joseph grew up in the district and has a fourth grader in school there, her insights into human dynamics are meaningful for us in New York as well.
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