Opinion

Indivisible network opposes Trump’s agenda

Indivisible is left-wing political organization based in Washington, D.C.... more

Women’s rights are not a bargaining chip

“I call upon families, child health professionals, faith-based and community organizations, and governments to help ensure that America’s children stay safe and healthy,” proclaimed president Trump on Oct. 2. ... more

Setting things straight with the American Chiropractic Association

Humor — We all make mistakes. The difference is, when you make one, you probably don’t get contacted by someone from the American Chiropractic Association in Arlington, Va. ... more

Lessons learned serving on the board of education

Column — Emergency Action Planning has always appealed to me since becoming a Boy Scout of America at 12 years of age.... more

Should the Delta have used the word ‘Pagan’ in Friday’s headline?

Political Opinion — First of all, I want to commend the Record Delta staff for their timely and helpful piece about the biker gang threat threatening the Hate Has No Home Here march. I write today about the headline “Rally Faces Pagan Threat.” That headline brought to the fore a concern I have about the messages we send with our use of language.... more

Letter: Steelers Fan, RIP 1943-2017

Dear Editor, This day, Sept. 24, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Coach Mike Tomlin and his staff stayed in the tunnel leading to the football field in protest of the singing of the national anthem and honoring and respecting our country and flag. ... more

Letter: Thanks for helping stranded motorist

Dear Editor, On Monday afternoon, Sept. 25, my Jeep stalled in traffic northbound near College Avenue. ... more

Letter: Standing up for Buckhannon

Dear Editor, I would like to say, first and foremost, that I believe in peaceful protest. Freedom of expression is the bedrock of our Constitution. Our founders placed this freedom above all others in the Bill of Rights for that reason. ... more

Justice for all in the land of the free

Political Column — When we recite the Pledge of Allegiance, do we conclude with “liberty and justice for some?” For some? No! We pledge allegiance to a country that supports liberty and justice for all. Our national anthem recognizes the flag as a symbol of freedom and equality.... more

Is patriotism now partisan?

Regardless of political affiliation, patriotism has always been a bipartisan characteristic shared by both Republicans and Democrats. Liberals in the mainstream media are defending Colin Kaepernick, along with many other members of the National Football League, after players refused to stand for the national anthem.... more

 

Letter: BRWA thanks community for supporting clean water celebrating

Dear Editor: The Buckhannon River Watershed Association (BRWA) thanks the organizers, vendors, supporters and participants for the success of the Buckhannon Clean Water Celebration on Aug. 24.... more

Why are so-called ‘Right to Work’ laws actually really bad?

Political Opinion — Many legislators would like you to believe that so-called right-to-work laws are necessary in order to keep employees from being forced to join unions and pay dues for political purposes. However, under federal law, employees cannot be forced to join a union as a condition of employment. ... more

Lessons learned serving on the Upshur Co. Board of Education

Column — Virtual Reality has become a way of seeing our world in this information technology-driven time we live in.... more