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Letters To The Editor

Focusing On A ‘Balanced Approach’

To The Reader’s Forum: The editorial in the June 24, 2024, edition of The Post-Journal focused upon the editors’ long advocacy of “a balanced approach when it comes to Chautauqua Lake.” Later in the editorial it suggests that “It is important state law reflects the balance needed ...

Honor Right To Celebrate Different Communities’ Flags

To The Reader’s Forum: The formula is familiar: The Reverend Mel McGinnis takes an ideologically charged issue, stirs it up with a series of Christian Nationalist talking points, and throws in a context-free condemnation of the Biden administration. His latest example of this formula, ...

It is About Greed, Not The Local Economy

To The Reader’s Forum: It appears the editors of the Post Journal do not check facts before expressing their opinions promoting fossil fuels. On May 31st, they stated, “The United States instead should be pursuing long-term solutions — promoting or incentivizing the production of ...

‘Saddened’ Over Verdict Opinion

To the Readers’ Forum: As someone who has twice had the privilege of serving on a jury, I was saddened to read U.S. Rep. Nick Langworthy’s recent press release on the verdict in the Trump trial (https://langworthy.house.gov/media/press-releases/langworthy-statement-verdict-trump-trial ...

Justice Is About Determining Innocence Or Guilt

To The Reader’s Forum: Without the acceptance of truth and justice, we will have a dictatorship not a democracy. We are facing a lot of vitriol condemning the fair and just decision of 12 jurors in Trump’s hush money trial. These jurors took a solemn oath to listen to the facts, ...

New York Gun Laws Are Indeed Effective

To The Reader’s Forum: I don’t expect much from the editors of The Post-Journal but their opinion piece of April 20, 2024, suggesting that New York’s strict gun laws are not keeping firearms out of the wrong hands was a testament to their lack of basic journalism skills. Anyone in a ...