Harriett Bridges

‘Redistribution’ is already happening

The phrase “redistribution of wealth” is used as if it doesn’t happen or never happens and shouldn’t happen. Well, it happens all the time and it’s been happening in fa ...

Measure B benefits all

Re: “Measure B deserves ‘yes,’” I agree with Elinor Petuskey (Reader Input, Feb. 28). I am dismayed that the people of Newcastle are even debating the value of their own Ne ...

Let business run everything in USA

Grover Norquist, Ronald Reagan’s collaborator, said we should shrink government, put it in a bathtub then drown it. Evidently, the founding fathers incorrectly believed governmen ...

If men got pregnant ...

With all these men talking about women and pregnancy and what women ought to do, I wonder if they know how pregnancy happens in the first place. Do they know women don’t get preg ...

Those who live by gun die by it

At least people living in towns of the wild west had the good sense to require everyone to check weapons at the door of local law enforcement when entering towns or the wild west w ...

U.S. is nation of many religions

It is curious that so many assert the United States is a Christian nation. Our founders realized the reason many fled Europe was because of religious persecution — that of one Ch ...