Letter to the editor: NRA’s influence on our leaders is unacceptable

By GERRY MILLER | rural Ontario

Your “Backtalk” article of Feb. 22, 2018, was excellent and right on the money. Couldn’t agree more. What a disappointment our elected politicians have been. The information you provided in your article was very interesting and way more than I knew. I, like many others, get all my information from TV news and hope that my choice of David Muir is somewhat credible. It seems our last hope is to make better choices at the polls. I really appreciate your articles and reading from someone who has a great deal of common sense; it makes it all the more worthwhile.

This influence from the NRA, in my opinion, is unacceptable. I would hope that our leaders would have the backbone to make decisions on their own, but that doesn’t seem to be the case.

I give the students in Florida a great deal of credit for voicing their views and hope they continue.

Again, thanks for your great comments and articles.

Comments are closed.

  • Your right to know: Obey law on public employee records

    February 7th, 2019
    by

    The behavior of public employees on the job is subject to public scrutiny in nearly every circumstance under Wisconsin law.


    Letter to the editor: New generations, please grab the torch

    February 7th, 2019
    by

    Much appreciated the Jan. 31 BackTalk. Brilliant! I hope a student goes for it and has lots of classmates and parents to back her up.


    Letter to the editor: ‘The Hollow Men’

    January 29th, 2019
    by

    The Trump administration is known for its incompetents, crooks and traitors.


    Editorial cartoon

    January 21st, 2019
    by

    […]


    Letter to editor: A book club for everyone

    January 10th, 2019
    by

    A book club for everyone By Larry Ballwahn | Wilton For any reader who has the time and inclination, a book club adds a new level of enjoyment to reading.


  • Letter to the editor: Trump’s pulling a bait and switch

    January 10th, 2019
    by

    By demanding money so that “his” border wall be built, President Trump is portraying himself as courageously delivering on a campaign promise.


    Wilton Ambulance Service improved care in 2018

    January 4th, 2019
    by

    As the year comes to a close, I wanted to write a letter to inform our service area about the exciting things impacting the Wilton Ambulance Service.


    Letter to the editor: How can Norwalk develop a progressive, forward-thinking attitude?

    November 29th, 2018
    by

    In response to the article “Arguing in Norwalk …” in the Nov. 21 issue, I would like to voice a few concerns and add a few comments to the mix. I have stopped attending Norwalk’s monthly meetings for just that purpose. The arguing, swearing and lack of professionalism is counterproductive to our failing village.


    Editorial cartoon

    November 29th, 2018
    by

    […]


    Wilton Public Library open house to focus on aging, caregiving

    November 21st, 2018
    by

    Each family has its quirks, and mine is no exception. More than 20 years ago, my mom served a blueberry pie at Thanksgiving in which she had substituted the entire allotment of sugar for salt.


    Letter to the editor: Progressives could learn from the pilgrims

    November 21st, 2018
    by

    We have just witnessed an election wherein the progressives have pushed toward their goal of socialism.


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Archives