Letters to the editor
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The North Carolina Assembly has a historic chance to insure 600,000 North Carolinians, and receive $2 billion in federal funds, simply by voting to expand Medicaid. As a retired … more
TO THE EDITOR: Three months into the brutal Russian invasion of Ukraine, I am as horrified as everyone else by the constant stream of wartime images and reports. I am also dismayed, however, that … more
To the Editor: We are disappointed that the endorsement process in Chatham County for the Orange/Chatham Sierra Club appears to lack transparency and seems to be biased and a bit unfair in Chatham … more
Change, change, change. Growth, growth, growth. And rural Western Chatham fades without protection and appreciation. Will rural Chatham interests also catch the public’s … more
To the Editor: Thank you so very much for the accurate and thorough article on ticks (“Tick season is upon us,” News + Record, April 25 - May 4 edition). Thanks also from all of us to Dr. … more
I’ve always tried to be a good neighbor, which is why I feel compelled to speak out regarding the Chatham County primary elections. We have two Briar Chapel residents running … more
If we are to make America great again, would that mean we should focus all our support on helping American companies to get established and/or survive — instead of giving our support to selling … more
Monday’s drenching rain is no traditional April spring shower. I wonder how our plants and wildlife deal with quick extreme weather challenges? Many of us don’t directly … more
I greatly appreciated the perspectives of Bill Janhonen and Christine B. Mayfield in the News + Record’s “Viewpoints” pages last week [March 31-April 6 edition, page A5]. Add … more
When I heard about VinFast and the Moncure Megasite, my first thought was the company isn’t even listed on the Stock Exchange. They have announced a planned stock IPO (initial … more
As a 14-year old white kid growing up in a racist town, I could have been the one organizing a slave auction, thinking it was funny. Thankfully, people of every shade of skin over … more
The time has come that we all prayed would not. The prevailing thought in everyone’s mind is WHY? There are a lot of whys involved in this conflict. Why was a sovereign … more
Like everyone I know, I am horrified by the brutal Russian invasion of Ukraine and terrified by the prospect of nuclear war. I am grateful that President Biden so far has resisted … more
The U.S. Senate has many things to do; some small and some very large and critical. Recently, they passed a bill to make Daylight Savings Time permanent. It’s not yet law but … more
The front page of the News + Record’s March 17-23 edition had quite a bit of juxtaposition. The headline was celebrating the Northwood girls’ basketball championship with a … more
I would not mind CRT (Critical Race Theory) or racial justice being addressed in school if the subjects also included food stamps, welfare checks, Medicaid, free school lunches and … more
To the Editor: The Russians are coming! Responding to last week’s news of the Russian-Ukraine war and the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) urgent updated … more
To push or not to push the button? The world is living in fear of this question due to one evil man’s menopause. Andropause can affect men as early as 40 years of age. more
I fear that by the time this letter is in print Ukraine will have fallen under the complete domination of Russia and thousands of Ukrainians will have been killed, injured, or … more
Some notable petrochemical, tobacco and other corporate polluters stand to profit from weakening American democracy and environmental-climate change policy. From 2015 to 2020, 11 corporations, termed … more
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