Don’t let country be ruled by force
For more than four years, all we heard from the Democrats and the leftists was President Trump is a fascist dictator. I am not and never have been a Trump supporter. But from my view, he was the furthest thing ever from a fascist dictator.
All we heard last year during the election campaign was Joe Biden was a kind old grandfather who would bring calm and togetherness back to our country. Nothing could be further from the truth.
He is called the president, but he is not actually in charge.
Whoever is calling his shots, and I have my informed thoughts, is leading this nation into a totalitarian fascist-like dictatorship with Biden as the temporary figurehead. It is called projection.
Two recent developments clearly show it. First is Biden ordering Attorney General Merrick Garland to order the FBI to investigate so-called threats by concerned parents to school boards across the country. These are people exercising the God-given rights guaranteed by the First Amendment.
Second, is Biden ordering the post office to spy on “suspicious” or “terroristic” mail. These developments are on top of the COVID-19 vaccine and mask mandates — which by the way only apply to U. S. citizens, not so-called migrants. Add to that the forbidding of using any other medication that has shown to be effective in treating COVID-19. Yes, Biden is bringing back calm and togetherness all right. By force! Please don’t let it happen.
John A. Gaetani
DeSantis’ team is getting things done
We are writing to ask the people of Gloversville to vote for DeSantis for Mayor, Simonds for alderman-at-large, and Batchelor for Third Ward alderman.
Mr. DeSantis and his team have worked hard to make our city a better place to live.
The new garbage system makes our city look and smell better. Many more of our streets are being paved. Many of our sewers and corner sidewalks are being repaired. Our parks are in better shape, with many old and dangerous trees removed and new trees will be planted. We are also on the verge of a new major project across from the senior center, which will be a great asset to our community.
We are now in a much better position to receive money from the state in the next round of grants.
In the short time he has been mayor, he and his team have done all this and more. We ask that you vote for the continuation of this progress. Thank you!
John H. Quinn
Patricia Walker Quinn
Coward addressed writer at her home
I wrote a letter to The Gazette on Sept. 4 (“Black lives need everyone’s help now”) explaining the protection Black lives needed. I also said in my letter that all lives matter. The coward must have missed that part.
This coward apparently looked up my home address and sent me a hateful, unsigned, no-return-address, disgusting letter a few days after my letter was published.
Dear coward, you need help. Check out your mental health insurance coverage and use it.
Diane Sanders Hombach
Niskayuna Co-Op must get rid of tape
To the Niskayuna Co-Op: stop with the tape. Stop with the masks; 98 or 99% of people survive this virus and Israel (with the highest vaccination rate) is at the highest level of covid than before the shot.
Live life. Move on. Turn off your TV. And get rid of that idiotic tape.
America needs people to work
When Pete Seeger sang, “Where have all the flowers gone?” he might have been making reference to those long forgotten or those lost in war.
But there is, in this strange time of contagion, something else missing — the American worker.
Is it the pandemic and the maniacal fear of the disease, or is it the overwhelming response by Congress to flood the country with stimulant checks that has produced a reluctance of Americans to seek employment?
School bus drivers, long-haul truckers, healthcare workers, substitute teachers, small business employees —where have they gone?
Like Seeger’s flowers, nobody seems to know. What we do know is this: Thousands of people from all over the world are crossing our borders in record numbers seeking the brass ring in the merry-go-round of life in the United States. Those people are, we hope, trainable.
Why not say to these ‘newcomers,’ “Welcome, but be ready to be trained, and be ready to work for a living.” You know, I might even apply for a position as a substitute teacher. Just kidding! “Hey, guys, who’s the old guy in front of the classroom?”
Allen R. Remaley
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