As America celebrates Thanksgiving, we must pause and reflect on the words of Abraham Lincoln. These words from his Oct. 3, 1863 proclamation, set apart...
In Response to ‘Coke, Pepsi, and the Obesity Time Bomb’
Dear Editor, Michael Jacobson’s recent opinion piece, “Coke, Pepsi, and the Obesity Time Bomb,” June 29, misleads your readers, suggesting that eliminating a single product... Read more
Celebrating National Waiter and Waitress Day
Dear Editor, In these difficult economic times, it is especially important to patronize your favorite restaurants and honor the employees who make them a success... Read more
Charity Helps, But It’s Not the Answer
I’ve been involved in benevolent projects for many years. Most of these efforts have been buying and distributing food and clothes for the very poor... Read more
A Day for Supporting Local Bookstores Threatened by Online Shopping
Dear Editor, Support your local bookstore on the second annual National Independent Bookstore Day, this coming May 2nd. Do the same during the other 364 days a year. National Independent... Read more
The Unfortunate Economics of Textbooks
University students across Canada are not just going into debt for tuition, but now for textbooks as well. Each semester hundreds of thousands of students... Read more
Germany Lost Control of the Refugee Crisis?
Germany will manage to cope with the migration crisis, keeping a balanced and deficit-free budget without taking on new debt, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in... Read more
Epoch Times Is ‘EPOCHAL!’
Dear Editor, Your front page cover story and headline in this New Year’s edition is a wonderful message to greet people as they start their day... Read more
FAST Act Is Nothing to Celebrate
Dear Editor, Passage of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) is nothing to celebrate. Christmas has come early this year for members of... Read more
National Letter Writing Day: The Importance of ‘Letters to Editor’
Dear Editor, December 7th is National Letter Writing Day. Surveys reveal that “Letters to the Editor” is one of the most widely read and popular... Read more
Retail Workers Should Spend Thanksgiving With Family, Not Customers
Dear Editor, You can support small retailers by joining me and your neighbors on the fifth annual national Small Business Saturday, this coming Nov. 28... Read more
How Will the Proposed $20B New Hudson Tunnel Be Financed?
Dear Editor, Regarding the creation of the Gateway Development Corporation, just how will they manage to finance the proposed $20 billion new Hudson Tunnel? The... Read more
Someone Was Missing From the Recent Republican Candidates Presidential Debate
Dear Editor, Someone was missing from the recent Republican candidates presidential debate. Former New York Governor George Pataki continues to poll less than 1 percent. While... Read more
Beauty With a Purpose
Dear Editor, I appeal to all Beauty Contest Winners who are not just pretty faces! When I first read about this beauty contest “Miss World”... Read more
Isn’t It Time Washington Lived Within Its Means Just Like You and Me?
Dear Editor, The national debt has increased from $11 trillion to a record $18.4 trillion over the past seven years under President Obama with very... Read more
Renewal of the Expired US Highway Trust Fund Benefits All
Dear Editor, The most recent extension of the National Highway Trust Fund authorization will expire on Oct. 29. This vital funding source is used to... Read more
Congress Has to Get to Work on 3 Critical Issues
Dear Editor, Passing a continuing resolution to keep the federal government open until December 2015 was just a temporary fix. Both the president and Congress... Read more