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Don’t expect tax plans to deliver on sales pitches
/ Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
Sugar is bad for your health. This public service message is brought to you by someone who routinely gloms down the better part of a carton of ice cream at a sitting, and who became enraged when they downsized containers…

Don Stevenson: Responding to burgeoning hate
/ Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
“Oppositional energy only creates more of the same. … The best response to hatred is the practice of the better.” — Richard Rohr, Franciscan theologian

Letters to the Editor - Oct. 15
/ Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
County residents form PAC to support ‘healthy democracy’ To the editor: One day not long after the most recent presidential inauguration, two friends talked of their shared despair at the state of political discourse in our country, and of their…

Letters to the Editor - Oct. 16
/ Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
Pipeline plan deserves more attention To the editor: Nero played his fiddle while Rome burned.

Lloyd Waters: ‘DBoy’ is learning how to tweet
/ Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
I’m practicing this “tweeting” stuff this week. President Trump has taking tweeting to another level, so I thought I would try to emulate him. I can say a lot in 140 characters. I think I’ll practice a little.

Swedish Death Cleaning: Enter with caution
/ Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400
Some things are worth doing because they are good ideas. Some are worth doing just because of the name. It’s easily arguable that both apply to a trend known as Swedish Death Cleaning.

Feedback - Oct. 17
/ Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
Editor’s note: Due to an editor’s error, Feedback was inadvertently left out of Monday’s edition of The Herald-Mail. The following combines what was intended for Monday’s newspaper with some additional Feedback. The Herald-Mail apologizes for the mis|

Letters to the Editor - Oct. 18
/ Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
Speed cameras infringe on our constitutional rightTo the editor:Washington County Commissioners John Barr, Wayne Keefer and LeRoy Myers recently voted to install more speed cameras in the county, claiming it is for safety. Sounds good, right? Well, a|

George Michael: Common-sense answers to critics’ questions about Trump’s tax plan
/ Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
The tax proposals of President Trump are under assault from the usual suspects like CNN and The New York Times. The class-envy warfare operation is in full swing. What follows are four main objections to the Trump plan with some…

Feedback for Oct. 18
/ Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:25:00 -0400
Congregation grateful for support:

Some famous Baby Boomers not firing on all cylinders
/ Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:44:00 -0400
I had no idea Larry Flynt was still alive until he helpfully reminded us this past weekend by posting a $10 million impeachment bounty on President Donald Trump in a full-page ad in The Washington Post.

Feedback - Oct. 20
/ Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:40:00 -0400
Invention of lying:

Predictions of doom don’t stop Obamacare
/ Sat, 21 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
In the eyes of many, the primary failing of Obamacare is its refusal to fail. Its enemies, having taken the wheel of government, have jumped into the driver’s seat with the same relish as a participant in a demolition derby,…

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