Consider one-lane traffic under bridge
Why not lower the roadway where it goes under the railroad bridge?
If there are concerns by doing this that the bridge footings might be compromised, an alternative would be to change the traffic flow under the bridge to one lane, monitored by simple traffic lights, to allow for continued two-way traffic with no bridge impediments.
Surely there is an engineer within the state’s resources that could design this proposal.
EARL F. SPENCER
Dems are cause of mayhem in America
Tis the holiday season, and our beloved president Joe (Oil Can) Biden has given the American people fifty million barrels of our reserve oil supply.
Don’t count on it for your holiday shopping. It takes months to process through the system. This is to ease high oil prices that he created. Like robbing Peter to pay Paul.
You can go so far with this climate control bologna. It will take years to complete. China, Russia and India aren’t doing it. It hurts everybody, even those who voted for him.
Democrats are the cause of this mayhem in America. Look at all the trouble in Democratic-controlled cities and states.
Big government, higher taxes, socialism, that’s what is in store for us if you allow these idiots to control your lives.
What happened to the great America I once knew?
Grateful for poem honoring veterans
Wow! Thank you, Kevin Teaney, for that great tribute/ poem to our veterans (“Thank you, vets, for all you’ve done”) that was published in the Nov. 11 Gazette.
There are many of us out here that share your feelings, but do not have the gift of putting to words as you did.
Freedom is truly a gift, whether to vote, to speak, to decide, just being able to choose what we want to choose. Your poem should appear in newspapers all over our United States of America.
Thank you, thank you, thank you for saying what so many want to say because we feel but we just don’t do. That was your job. Well done.
Republican Party is not what it was
Do you consider yourself a Republican? I hate to break this to you, but in Congress, in red states, and in many other districts (like Elise Stefanik’s), there is no longer a Republican Party.
The party of Lincoln, who freed the slaves, has been taken over by the party trying (successfully) to prevent those slaves’ descendants and all other non-Whites from voting because the last thing this party wants is democracy.
I call it the Retrumplickin Party. This is the party fraudulently spreading the Big Lie, of cowardly congressmen putting their allegiance to Trump ahead of their vow to the Constitution for fear of losing their jobs.
This is the party of hate, of insurrectionists who stormed our Capitol, killing guards and hunting down members of Congress in an attempt to undo a lawful democratic election.
This is the party of unhinged politicians like Paul Gosar, who posted a violent cartoon showing him killing a colleague, and of Marjorie Taylor Greene, a conspiracy theorist who is an embarrassment even to Gosar.
It is the party of the White supremacist terrorists who roam our streets brandishing assault weapons and of the NRA who support them.
It is the party of the far right evangelists who worship a man who worships only himself.
What once was the party of civility and collaboration is now the party of obstructionists with total allegiance to a psychopath who would be dictator.
Is this your party? If not, perhaps you might want to reconsider.
RICHARD W. LEWIS, JR.
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