LETTER: Lessons on cooperation

I did send the below to the Clemson college newspaper. It was not published. I am sending it to you, with an addition: Congratulations on cooperation,...

LETTER: Votes to lift sanctions warrant shame

Today, Jan. 16, 2019, Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn along with other Republican senators voted to allow the administration to lift the sanctions...

LETTER: Reality over hoopla

I was very interested in the recent article concerning the swearing in of Mr. Sid Miller as the agriculture commissioner in The Monitor’s Jan....

LETTER: Value government employees like the mortgage industry

Our “leaders” need to treat the 800,000 government employees and their families in the same manner they treated the mortgage industry. Give government employees...

LETTER: My experience protesting Trump

Here’s whom I met protesting Trump: A shy, elegant, intelligent woman who said she was there “for the butterflies.” She apologized for not speaking...

LETTER: Congrats … sorta

Congratulations to The Monitor! Why? Because with their Friday news coverage of Mr. Trump’s visit and the attendant Opinion page; they, in my opinion,...

LETTER: Extremely proud of the Valley

I loved, loved the recent Monitor editorials, “Dear Mr. President,” and, “They Come.” The ideal weather, natural resources, increasing business investments, labor availability, tourism market...

LETTER: Some thoughts on the MPO merger

After reading Thursday’s, Dec. 20, 2018 Monitor editorial, “Spinning wheels,” I feel apprehensive about any MPO mergers. Our HCMPO needs to start “thinking there...

LETTER: BOLD credit for congressman

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates there are more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease and more than 16 million Alzheimer’s caregivers. As an...

LETTER: Let’s reach the national average

For the last week or more, I have been greeted each morning by the smiling faces of every member of almost every school board...