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Letter to the editor: Trump's reverse 'Midas touch'

Posted on October 25, 2018 |
By Peter Grant



Desperate people are leaving Central America due to lack of effective government, which allows crime and killings since they lack money to control the criminals. How does Trump help this problem? By offering help in fixing the crime problem? No. He wants to make it worse by cutting what help they are getting.

Trump makes so much of what he touches, worse. The reverse Midas touch. How much worse will he make the world before we can stop him?

Peter Grant

Bristol

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Letter to the editor: Kavanaugh's tears rated by onions

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Peter Grant



We need a new rating system, number of onions needed to produce tears.

Kavanaugh’s tears during his anti-Dr. Ford testimony should rate 3 onions. He put on a good show, so that many people believe him.

And Senator Lindsey Graham should be voted out of office.

Peter Grant

Bristol

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Letter to the editor: Trump overlooks China's action

Posted on September 6, 2018 |
By Peter Grant



The New York Times recently reported that China is building a new Island at the tip of Malysia in the major shipping lane between Asia and Europe with an unwilling Malaysia that owes China too much to say no.  This city will have a major shipping port.  This is the new Forest City.

It didn’t mention that the US is doing anything.  Trump has probably not heard of Malaysia and shipping in that area.

China 1, U.S. under Trump 0.

Peter Grant

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Letter to the editor: Trump fans lose with his policies

Posted on June 21, 2018 |
By Peter Grant



It is strange to see that those who will greatly suffer from Trump policies are leading the charge to support him. Trump is trying to kill health insurance programs. Talking about killing Social Security. Killing the climate saving agreement. Making it hard for poor people to vote. Starting a trade war where our workers will loose jobs and things will get more expensive. Lowering the morality of the nation by his example. The harmful list is too long. Praising our enemies and stepping on toes of our foreign friends. Is there an explanation for this self immolation?

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Letter to the editor: Trump is setting our country back

Posted on May 14, 2018 |
By Peter Grant



My French and German friends say that Trump is becoming a has-been and bringing the U.S. down from it past world leadership with him. Since Trump is tearing down good world agreements, he can no longer be trusted, and his ideas don’t make sense.

How long will it take for a good president to re-build the good will and prestige the U.S. used to have in pre-Trump days? How soon can we get rid of this dangerous fool?

Peter Grant

Bristol

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Letter to the editor: Trump ignoring threat from China

Posted on April 12, 2018 |
By Peter Grant



Trump has met his match and doesn’t know it, Xi Jinping, the smiling leader of China. This man is absolute ruler of China and he is extending his authority over many parts of the world by smiling and promising to work together for a better world. He is also building roads and helping build these countries. Like Tibet, once in control of a country it becomes part of China and the people there are no longer independent, but under the iron rule of Xi and China. Instead of being wary of China, Trump is all on edge over North Korea. While Trump sleeps, China increases its power.

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Letter to the editor: European energy advances may leave the U.S. behind

Posted on January 1, 2018 |
By Peter Grant



Germany and other European countries are paying customers to take excess energy. With solar panels and wind turbines, sometimes there is more energy on the grid than is being used. “Power prices go negative in Germany, a positive for consumers,” New York Times, Dec. 26, 2017.

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Letter to the Editor: Voiding of insurance requirement latest attack on ACA?

Posted on November 30, 2017 |
By Peter Grant



Republicans want to stop the requirement that all have health insurance. Insuring as many in a market is a concept that has been used for centuries. A bigger coverage area spreads the cost around to make it cheaper for everyone including those who actually suffer a “peril” or have to get an insurance payout. Insurers who covered floods and disasters are facing a disaster as not enough customers have paid in to cover all the disasters.

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Letter to the Editor: Trump anniversary 'scream' planned

Posted on October 30, 2017 |
By Peter Grant



From the Internet:

“Americans from coast to coast plan to commemorate the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s 2016 election win by screaming into the void.”

Let us meet at the gazebo on the Middlebury green at 5 p.m. on Nov. 8 for a big scream of horror at the past year.  Wear something red (which color prompted Munch to paint his famous painting “The Scream”) and bring copies of that picture.

Peter Grant, Bristol

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