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Lloyd “Pete” Waters: Why do people do evil things?
/ Sat, 07 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
I know what you’re thinking. What’s this world coming to? It’s almost as if we wake up in the morning to see what greater travesty happened last night than the one the day before.Just when we begin to think it…

Letters to the Editor - Oct. 8
/ Sat, 07 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
Reader urges Herald-Mail to reconsider Trump series To the editor:Many of your readers were perplexed by the front-page advertisement you gave to Mr. Trump in your Sunday, Oct. 1, edition. While somewhat surprised by the decision to devote this front|

Feedback - Oct. 9
/ Sun, 08 Oct 2017 16:15:00 -0400
Why is gasoline higher here? “I see in Feedback that someone asked why are we paying $2.79 for gas, in Frederick it was $2.41. I paid $2.31 in Ocean City last week. Why is it so much higher in Washington…

Commissioner Cline sees crux of county mess
/ Mon, 09 Oct 2017 19:36:00 -0400
I’m quite glad to see that Washington County is being diligent in its efforts to “drain the swamp,” after one of its commissioners was accused of naughty behavior on an overseas business trip. Matter of fact, their lawyers have assured…

Feedback - Oct. 10
/ Mon, 09 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
Regarding religious tests: “Mr. Cronk needs to read Article VI fully. It says, ‘... no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States,’ not just elections, as he claims.

Feedback - Oct. 11
/ Tue, 10 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
Yellow lanes ineffective: "Regarding the yellow lines in the left lane of U.S. 40 east at the I-70 overpass, they direct vehicles that are in the left lane wanting to turn left, back into the right through lanes back through…

It is time to end good-ol’-boys club
/ Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:00:00 -0400
Disclaimer: I did not interview anyone involved with the county commissioner sexual harassment scandal; I’m writing from the perspective of a regular citizen watching this debacle play out in the news. Like many, I’m wondering if the county could hav|

Letter to the Editor - Oct. 11
/ Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:00:00 -0400
Reality is scarier than Halloween fiction To the editor:The Herald-Mail is inviting readers to write original short stories for the 2017 Scary Story Contest.I believe that we already have scary stories. Every time I read a tweet from President Trump,|

How does a liberal bunker work?
/ Wed, 11 Oct 2017 19:58:00 -0400
Of all the things I never thought I would see in my lifetime, it’s a guide to doomsday prepping — in the New York Times. That’s right, the old gray lady has gone all Heaven’s Gate on us in a…

Letters to the Editor - Oct. 12
/ Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Today is a day to reflect on farms and their bounty To the editor: Today (Oct. 12) is National Farmer’s Day, and I’m honored to have a day to recognize my career choice — Maryland dairy farmer.

Feedback - Oct. 12
/ Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:37:00 -0400
Russians can relax:

Feedback - Oct. 13
/ Thu, 12 Oct 2017 19:00:00 -0400
Tim Rowland is right:“I think Tim Rowland is right. I think the Washington County brass is trying to help Mr. Myers out and thanks, Mr. Cline, for not letting it slide.”— Leonard Beavers, Fairplay Columnist told it like it was:“I’m…

Allan Powell: As era closes, writer grateful for challenge
/ Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
The policy in which editors for The Herald-Mail cooperated with some citizens to supply columns are, in a sense, gifts to history. Thanks should be given to the paper for its policy of having several volunteer writers each week.

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