Letters to the Editor

LETTER: America and its president lost its heart

In Dickens’ timeless classic, “A Christmas Carol,” the smallest, very sickly member of the Cratchit family, Tiny Tim, proclaims “God bless us every one!” to… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2019

LETTER: Democrats will have to do better than profanity, socialist proposals

President Trump lowered personal income taxes, brought our corporate tax rate, previously the highest in the developed world, way down, and his administration is ahead… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2019

LETTER: President can’t control himself

The liar president has closed down our nation’s government. This mendacious president, the greatest fool we have ever had in office, just cannot control himself.… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2019

LETTER: Influences have taken a turn to the absurd

I recently read that Jay-Z picked up the phone and discouraged an artist from performing at the Super Bowl, in protest of police brutality, or… Continue reading

  • Jan 9, 2019

LETTER: Close one park, cut sequoia in another

The Port Angeles city parks and recreation director, Corey Delikat, ordered the closure of Lincoln Park due to fallen trees and debris, obviously for “public… Continue reading

  • Jan 9, 2019

LETTER: Border wall a horrible waste of money

In the 10th day of President Donald Trump’s government shutdown, he and his followers are continuing to howl about how we need border security and… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2019

LETTER: Forget grand hopes for peace, goodwill

No peace, goodwill I realized after reading “Legally or else” (PDN, Jan. 1) that any grand thoughts of peace and goodwill will never happen —… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2019

LETTER: Guns and a wall at the border would send a message

These past two years, our country was on a roll, improving the lives of Americans in many ways. Businesses are coming back with a chance… Continue reading

  • Jan 1, 2019

LETTER: Democrats’ leaders are snooty supercilious snobs

Snooty snobs On rare occasion, elected officials unambiguously reveal their haughtiness and sense of superiority, their belief in their own self-importance and their disdain for… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2018

LETTER: Freedom spurs growth, not redistribution of labor’s products

Freedom spurs growth Human nature limits individual production when government redistributes labor’s product rather than protecting property. Economic progress occurs when government protects private property,… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2018

LETTER: Storm a wake-up call for Clallam County

Clallam County got a very gentle wake-up call on Dec. 14. A mediocre wind storm, only 60 mph, damaged our infrastructure in the same way… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2018

LETTER: High regard for Hopkins, Strait Shot

Strait Shot genius I have been so impressed with the changes made by Clallam Transit in the last few years. Strait Shot was genius and… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2018

LETTER: Inslee out of touch with capital gains tax proposal

Inslee out of touch Governor Inslee just does not get it. His new budget proposes a 9 percent tax on capital gains from stock transactions.… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2018

LETTER: Port Angeles needs more free public restrooms

Free restrooms Hats off, gloves and scarves too, to Amy Miller and Shenna Younger for their first-hand exploration of what it’s like to be homeless… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2018

LETTER: Progressives feel sorry for conservatives

Lost their way A letter in Thursday’s Peninsula Voices was both sad and revealing (“Recounting all the names used for the president,” Dec. 20). He… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2018

LETTER: Senate in bed with the president on appointments

Appointments telling The recent Senate votes, 50 for and 49 against, to confirm Bernard McNamee to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and Kathleen Kraninger to… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2018

LETTER: Power outages can be inspiring

There are advantages of power outages, like the one that plunged us in total darkness [Friday] night. My wife and I lit candles and ate… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2018

LETTER: A modest proposal for parking, skating in Port Angeles

Downtown Port Angeles parking does not justify one business person’s suggestion that having a skating rink attract people downtown is bad because these folks use… Continue reading

LETTER: Recounting all the names used for the president

In April of this year I started recording the name calling by the left printed in the PDN to despair all that is Trump and… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2018

LETTER: Exercise for your life

Start 2019 healthier Move as though your life depends on it, because it does. The kind of life we each cherish, one of independence, is… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2018