Ron Rothe

Reader input: Silence your ignorance

It would really be great to see a permanent change in the Journal’s “Reader’s Input.” In the past when I’ve read some of the angry comments and briefl ...

Reader Input: Pro-choice is a ‘human tragedy’

Ed Scotten’s rebuttal (“Kinder words veil the issues,” Reader Input, Oct. 8) to Ron Rothe’s condemnation of verbal violence (“Way too much verbal viol ...

Reader Input: Way too much verbal violence

How refreshing to read the Readers Input in Friday’s paper. Balance, thoughtfulness, reasoning and openness contribute to a democracy a whole lot more than the negative input ...

Reader Input: Kinder words veil the issues

Ron Rothe’s condemnation of verbal violence may be applicable ("Way too much verbal violence," Reader Input, Oct. 6), but is manifestly irrelevant in the face of th ...

It pays to shop around

My John Deere riding mower needed the valves adjusted and money is tight. Internet valve lash specs were inconsistent, so I went to a JD dealer. They seemed friendly when I had pur ...

Keep our lives free of US government

I couldn’t agree more with Jack Hertel’s letter on the FDA (Reader Input, Dec. 29). Four years of medical school followed by three to five years of residency then several more ...

Behind the Signature: Ron Rothe

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Ron Rothe: Lives in: Newcastle. ”I moved up to be near my son, and he up and moved to Hawaii.” This father of three ...

Let motorists exercise caution

Re: “Bicycle confrontations frighten,” (Reader Input, Sept. 23). Again, we see motorists’ arrogance. “We are subject to their lack of regard for safety.” I travel Baxter ...

Business would worsen traffic

Re: “Cyclists, residents debate courtesy on roads,” (Journal, Sept. 19). The above-referenced story and Mr. (Ron) Rothe’s letter in Wednesday’s Journal have demonstrated t ...

Maybe speed bumps are only solution

Re: “Cyclists, residents debate courtesy on roads,” Journal, Sept. 19: I’ve lived in the Virginiatown/Gold Hill Road area for some time and have watched, seen, walked and dri ...