Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: We all watched in horror as an angry mob attempted to overthrow our sacred democracy, storming our Capitol claiming to be “patriots.” Bearing nooses, Confederate flags, weapons, and chanting “Kill Mike Pence” and “Where’s Nancy?” Five died while some beat an officer with an American flag and another...
Dear Editor: This letter is in reference to the Post article titled “Hundreds of Pandemic Rule Violation Complaints Filed with the Health District” (Jan. 29). I find it sad that as a result of this pandemic, we have become a nation that feels it necessary to report our friends and neighbors...
Dear Editor: What has happened to conservatism in the U.S.? Conservatism produced recent icons such as Goldwater, McCain, Buckley, Kemp. Now we have venality coming from the likes of Hawley and Cruz. Trump will probably be acquitted, but even though he is out of office, it is like a surgeon...
Dear Editor: I am a retired resident of Accomack County that clearly falls within the Phase 1b category for obtaining a COVID-19 vaccination. Today, I called the only three places that I know of to get an appointment for a vaccination. I started by calling Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital. I was...
Dear Editor: Your frequent contributor Ed Bishop might do well to temper his enthusiasm for our recent President with a review of the basic principle of American Government. The colonists were especially touchy about unrestrained executive power, what with their recent dust-up with King George III, and insisted on basing the...
Dear Editor: Uplifting a community takes a community. As it has been for over 3 decades the Eastern Shore’s Community Unity Day celebrated the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on his namesake holiday. The breaking of bread over a community breakfast was a tradition forged by a strong partnership that...
Dear Editor: If you look at Trump’s life and what he stood for in the past everyone liked him including most of the Democrats. He often donated to their election campaigns and everything was fine until that day he came down the escalator in 2015 and announced that he was...
Dear Editor: I would like to extend my gratitude and appreciation for all who helped bring the MLK Jr. Community Unity Day Celebration to WESR-FM. It was a wonderful hour with so many local voices contributing to the message of Unity here on the Shore. I know from personal experience how it...
Dear Editor: I submitted the following letter to the Accomack County School Board for the Jan. 19, 2021, meeting. Dear Board Members: I spoke at the Dec. 15, 2020, meeting in favor of high school sports. I presented data from a University of Wisconsin study that concluded there is low risk...
Dear Editor: There will no doubt be much commentary about the Jan. 6 events in D.C. These events should not come as a total surprise. This country has a long vein of bigotry that bubbles up to the surface periodically going back at least to the Know-Nothing movement of the 1850’s....