LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Change not illegal, but unethical

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By Patricia Mitchell

For the May 2017 election, there will be three open seats on Rhome City Council. The current council has voted to initiate radical procedures in how we vote, what we vote and for whom.

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Contemplating a long four years

Published Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By Tracy Smith

Just a little over a week until the beginning of our country's longest four years in its lifetime.

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Imprisonment is not the answer

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By Rusty White

What would Jesus and real Christians do? Would they accept keeping fathers, mothers, sons and daughters in jail during these holidays simply because they don't have the money for bail?

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Oil at center of Trump/Russia entanglement

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By Tracy Smith

This is it folks! Please understand what the comrades under the Trump regime are doing to America and why.

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Trump will preserve country

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Gerald Groves

Dec. 7 of this year will be the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that began World War II - an attack that would awaken a sleeping giant.

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Apathy wins 2016

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By Tracy Smith

My candidate, Hillary Clinton, spoke to her supporters about staying engaged because America and its entire people are worth it.

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Burden’s column gives hope

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By Jerry Howard

So Racey Burden is wrong because she is too young to know better? What a sad conclusion!

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Blame DNC for Trump’s victory

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Cheryl Long

The Nov. 12 column, "We the people: Trump can't save America, but we can," was obviously written by a very young adult.

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End of the world is near

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Oliver Currie

What a mess this great country has come to - violence, shootings, rioting, tension, unrest. We have a total crooked government, which is driven by a spiritual force, Satan the devil.

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Take challengers’ suggestions to heart

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By Don Drain

Today as I am reminiscing about the elections we went through, I think about the things that were said and what is ahead for us, the people, at the local level. Wise County still has the same problems no matter who is in office.

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No good choice for president

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By Jim Taylor

On Monday, I had the privilege of being the first person in line to vote at the early voting center in Bridgeport. I have done my civic duty.

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Best choice is Trump

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By Virginia Cox

Mr. Eaton: on your opinion, published in the Oct. 19 edition of the Messenger, I believe you are trying to make a last push with a different angle for Hillary.

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Multiple offices at stake

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By D.A. Sharpe

It was my delight and honor to see you give reference to my name in an Oct. 19 column ("Choices this November leave voters in a quandary") about always casting a vote on election days! Thank you for that!

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Easy decision for Christians

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By Marc Moore

Sixty-six percent of Americans agree that the country is headed in the wrong direction. Seventy-five percent of Americans call themselves Christians, the smallest number since the country was founded.

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Explore the Democratic options

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016
By Jim Stegall

I appreciate your publisher's philosophy: "vote the person, not the party," published on the Oct. 19 Messenger Opinion page.

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Democrats have work to do

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016
By Corrie Lloyd

To my fellow Democratic Party members in response to the recent behavior of Janet Akers-Amos, Wise County Democratic Party Chair:

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Choosing between tyranny and charity

Published Wednesday, October 19, 2016
By Eddie Dunlap

The presidential candidate at the top of the ticket doesn't really matter; the ideology behind the person determines the most likely path of governance for a minimum of four years.

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Don’t neglect your duty

Published Wednesday, October 12, 2016
By D.A. Sharpe

Brian Knox's "Think twice about sitting out the election" column was right on target about how important it is for every eligible adult to be registered and to cast their vote in all elections.

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Is Kaepernik all talk?

Published Saturday, October 1, 2016
By Linda Goodwin

When I read Racey Burden's column, "Practice empathy instead of passing judgment" concerning Colin Kaepernik, immediately I felt she was misguided.

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See You at the Pole holds special significance

Published Saturday, October 1, 2016
By Irene Wilson

See You at the Pole ... it's always a special day.

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