WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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If you’ve ever tried to turn left onto Nash Street between Airport Boulevard/Lake Wilson Road and Brentwood, you know that it is nearly impossible! Heck, turning to the right is bad enough. There … more
This might surprise you, but in 1999, Donald Trump proposed the passage of a “National Wealth Tax” of 14.25% on all individuals who have a net-worth and net-wealth of $10 million and higher. You … more
I am an Iraq War veteran who served two years in Iraq and was exposed to toxic fumes from burn pits on a regular basis. I’m always afraid that someday this is going to catch up with me. This is a … more
I did not vote for Trump, but some of the reasons we hear to impeach him do not make sense and could damage America. It could be true that he gave Ukraine aid in return for a favor, but if we did not … more
I’d like to offer some insights regarding the recent article about “free” breakfast in Wilson County high schools (“Breakfast essential to better learning,” Saturday). First, there is … more
I am stunned by the widespread sense of shame and guilt for anything America does or might do vis-à-vis other nations. A barbaric regime in Tehran may not be pleased we executed Soleimani. A … more
Re. “Black coaching hires still at dismal level in NFL,” by Tim Dahlberg, Thursday: By no means do I mean for this letter to suggest any hostility toward African Americans, Hispanics or Anglo … more
The U.S. and Iran have been on a collusion course for the past 15 years and while Soleiman’s demise was a forgone conclusion, the place where it occurred has created tensions that will continue for … more
It would have been nearly impossible to fathom the depth of the so called “Deep State” when we first heard the term! More than 70 million of us knew our “political state” was in desperate … more
I applaud The Wilson Times once again in its reporting! The article entitled “New start for a new year,” (front page, Saturday) describing a homeless person and family seeking help from the Hope … more
On a recent ride into town, I found myself behind a car with a bumper sticker that read “Support Our Troops.” I imagined addressing the driver: “What exactly does your bumper sticker mean? How … more
Well now, isn’t that interesting? Does anybody remember the last mass shooting at a church in Texas? Twenty-six people died, prompting the usual idiotic clamoring for gun control. And never … more
This letter is a follow-up to a previous one entitled, “The case against Trump, in his own words,” published Dec. 6. Like its predecessor, this letter is based upon the book “The Dangerous Case … more
It seems there are some who do not agree with my assessment of Donald Trump as president. Fine, they are entitled to their opinions. But let me correct a few things. One writer assumed I was a … more
People have been bragging about how great the economy is under the current administration. Clearly, the stock market is booming and unemployment rates are the lowest in decades. “President Trump is … more
Re: “Women still deprived of equal rights” by Nancy N. Hawley, Tuesday: The writer objects to my assertion that, in the United States, women are treated on par with men. The writer objects to … more
As a new “liberal/progressive” Republican, I believe that the national party must change and evolve in fundamental ways if it is to be at all competitive with the national Democratic Party in the … more
Re: “Trump has led way to employment, not despair,” by Tom Haitema, Friday: The writer may have missed the last hundred years of American history, as he so clearly reveals by his statement in … more
Taking into account the tenor of the season, this writer will not attempt to humiliate or embarrass the writer of “Trump humiliates US on world stage” that appeared in the Dec. 24 edition of The … more
Are there really those who have the capacity of reason and good judgement still intact who do not see why congressional Republicans are resisting witnesses for the Senate impeachment trial? The … more
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