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Political rancor continues to invade nearly every facet of life. more

Sep 27, 2017 7:00 AM Guest Columnists

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We’re whipsawing from one crisis to another, whether it’s an escalation of tensions with North Korea, the threat of large-scale deportation of young immigrants to ongoing skirmishes over healthcare and flirtations with an all-out race war. more

Sep 26, 2017 9:00 PM Editorials 1 Comments

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Last month, Gov. Phil Scott signed into law legislation that gives increased First Amendment protections for Vermont student journalists, as well as their teachers and advisers. more

Jun 6, 2017 5:00 PM Editorials

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LEWIS — One hundred years after New York approved women’s voting rights, markers celebrate Inez Milholland more

May 25, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

The Sun Community News Editorial Board may want to look a bit more closely at how the rights guaranteed in the First Amendment are enumerated. more

Apr 21, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

In 1770, Edmund Burke, a frequent vocal admirer of the Colonies’ struggle for independence from British tyranny, wrote ... more

Mar 30, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

Charles Murray’s account of the recent riot more

Mar 16, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

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MIDDLEBURY — Anti-free speech students from Middlebury College disrupted a planned lecture by guest speaker, political scientist and author Dr. Charles Murray in the McCullough Student Center last Thursday. more

Mar 6, 2017 2:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

I agree with Tim Sherman (Letter to the Editor, The Valley News Sun, Jan. 28 edition, “Democrats should live with new best buddies in Cuba”) that Democrats should stop whining about the election results and certainly... more

Feb 7, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

I go to Town Board meetings to observe the board members working for the residents of the town. more

Sep 25, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

In the beginning of Supervisor Wood’s administration, time and again, she would say “I go by the book.” more

Sep 8, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

For decades—indeed, centuries—American politics has been a rough game. more

Aug 5, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

I would like to thank you and everyone at your newspaper for printing my recent letters. Having a place to address my concern has brought me some relief. more

Jun 27, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

On the evening of May 10, I attended a town board meeting at the Thurman town hall. Ms. Wood, Town of Thurman Supervisor, denied me my right to speak during the “freedom of the floor” session. more

Jun 3, 2016 6:00 AM Letters to the Editor

Your accurate and telling article in your Sun Community News has elevated your status as a community news to a degree that I think you would find gratifying! Andrew Cuomo has done more damage in NYS than is even believable! more

Mar 2, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

The U.S. Constitution specifies certain rights given to the American people. more

Feb 28, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

Thank you for your op-ed, “New York: Welcome to the state of authoritarianism.” This is a scary direction for our state government to be taking. more

Feb 15, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

I couldn’t agree more with your editorial in reference to “New York: Welcome to the state of authoritarianism.” more

Feb 11, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 3 Comments

Just weeks into the new year, 2016 is already looking more like 1984. New government regulations to monitor discussions between reporters and publicists are now in place. more

Feb 3, 2016 6:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments

In response to Mr. Sharkey of Ticonderoga: Having read your response to the experience of hearing Donald Trump speak, I am offended by your implication that his protestors were attempting to silence Trump’s right to free speech. more

Jan 31, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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