Newspaper worth extends past information and extra letters to the editors

Newspaper worth extends past information

I’ll miss the day by day newspaper. Name me old style or technologically inept, I do not care.

I’ve been studying a newspaper since I may learn. First, it was the funnies after which wedding ceremony bulletins, opinions of neighborhood theater (and my efficiency, after all!) and now the occasional obituary.

Over time I’ve shared my newspaper with household, roommates and, now, my husband. It’s a ritual within the morning to take a seat with a cup of espresso and browse the paper, but it surely’s served many functions past the information.

It has been used to pack dishes for a transfer 500 miles from house and household, or to rigorously wrap cherished Christmas ornaments. It is served as padding in items despatched with like to family and friends. It is also one thing grabbed when there is a spill or a brand new pet that is not fairly housebroken. The newspaper has coated the kitchen desk for artwork tasks or coloring Easter eggs, and it has been the starter to get coals going for a pleasant cookout.

I’ll miss the day by day newspaper. It is greater than the information. It has been a part of the threads of my life.

Mary Ann Bryant

 

Joe Biden’s ‘get’ can be on taxpayers’ tab

I’ll recommend some of the vital utterances to return out of President Biden’s mouth up to now eight months was when, a lot of weeks in the past, he leaned into the microphone and, breaking from his script, whispered, “I acquired you $1.9 trillion.” After all he was referring to the newest COVID aid laws handed alongside strict party-line votes, and naturally Joe Biden did not “get” us something.

The almost $2 trillion in new spending comes out of taxpayer pockets, both within the type of taxes or an inflated forex, the fiscal affect to be weighed largely sooner or later when Mr. Biden is lengthy gone. This little bit of bragging would not start to the touch the outlandishness of the so-called infrastructure proposals.

Now he is asking Congress to applicable $30 billion (chump change as of late), a lot of it for pure catastrophe aid — an expenditure most of us would endorse. And but on prime of the borrowed trillions already spent and proposed, it has the look of an extravagance, just like the utility invoice you possibly can’t pay since you’re already in hock for lavish furnishings which you did not really want.

Gary Lindley

Lookout Mountain, Ga.

 

Are Biden supporters nonetheless enthralled with him?

Biden’s navy insurance policies have helped the Taliban. His power insurance policies have helped Russia (there’s your Russia collusion). His border insurance policies helped folks come right here illegally. His home insurance policies pay folks to not work. He is on his technique to destroying freedom and liberty in America, and it is solely taken seven months. Assume what he can do within the subsequent three-and-a-half years.

Ronald Reagan stated, “Freedom isn’t a couple of era from extinction.” He wasn’t fairly proper. It solely took one election. And the Democrats will ensure that this extinction occurs earlier than the midterm elections subsequent yr.

Biden says the conflict is over. Simply because we stop doesn’t suggest the Taliban will not preserve its conflict going with the U.S. He now says he takes duty for the fiasco of the Afghanistan navy withdrawal. And, he left billions of {dollars} price of navy gear for the Taliban.

So, what is the punishment for Biden? Nothing. No one in his corrupt, incompetent administration can be held accountable for any wrong-doing. Are Biden voters actually proud of Biden destroying this nation? Or did they only vote for him as a result of they hated Trump a lot?

Gary Hayes

Ooltewah

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