Category Archives: Letters to the Editor

Disclaimer: Letters to the Editor express the opinion of the writer and are not necessarily the opinion of WBIG ownership, management or staff.

Letter to the Editor: A job well-attempted by NASA

A rocket launched by NASA from Virginia recently with intention of delivering supplies to the International Space Station malfunctioned and went down across the Virginia waterfront with quite the spectacular light show. This, much to the chagrin of the Russians, Chinese, French, Germans, Indians, etc. etc. etc. who seem to have little problem getting even a bottle rocket off the ground.

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Letter to the Editor: An excerpt from Thomas Paine’s “The Crisis”

THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in a crisis, shrink from the service of his country: but he who stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: ‘tis dearness only that gives everything its value.

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Letter to the Editor: The lawless people of America

Many people every day are having their rights taken from them and yet have no recourse. That is the big problem in this country. The attorneys don’t work for you, they work for the BAR, the British Accreditation Registry . . . a foreign entity. They do not care about your civil rights. The BAR control all attorneys with a BAR card. They control judges, attorneys, all politicians who are attorneys, as well as running the courts.

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Letter to the Editor: Blazing new trails?

The sun was lowering. Only a short distance from the restaurant the sky clearly showed a stunning sight — closely packed parallel streaks. I was still wearing good polarized sunglasses, as the day was very bright. Apparently, as the sun produced that later light (and only then?) one could see the trails.

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