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Letters

  • Carter dealing in alternative facts

    In her column last week, Teri Carter claimed to provide facts about former president Obama’s eight years in office.

    Instead, she provides mostly just her opinion, along with alternative facts. mostly opinion and/or alternative facts.

    Here are the real facts.

    The Dow

    The Dow was at 7,949 at the end of day on Obama’s inauguration. It closed at 19,804 on his last full day in office. That is not tripled.

    Auto bailout

  • Trump, McConnell, Paul, Barr owed thanks for efforts on coal

    To the editor:

    For the Kentucky Coal Association, the election of President Donald Trump gave us hope. Instead of vilifying coal like President Barack Obama did, the Trump administration recognizes that coal is a reliable and affordable source of energy.

  • Throw $20s on road, not your trash

    To the editor:

    I have lived in the town of Lawrenceburg for 53 years and have seen many changes. We have gone from Bill Black’s lakeside restaurant to a booming town of hamburger, pizza, chicken, Mexican and Chinese places.

    Recently, we had a new Bojangle’s open. No one told me that they were open yet … I didn’t have it on the radio, nor did I see it on television or in the newspaper.

    All I had to do was drive up and down the road or try to mow someone’s yard or deliver their mail.

  • Editorial cartoon, Carter’s column, were ‘deeply offensive’

    To the editor:

    I feel compelled to comment on the cartoon by Terry Wise and comments made by guest columnist Teri Carter in the most recent edition of The Anderson News.

    In case you missed the cartoon, it featured a toe tag of dead KY Republican governor’s lacking common sense.

    Guest columnist Teri Carter continues to criticize as well as bash our President Trump.

    Thank God for freedom of speech and expression of such for all Americans.

  • Media complicit in Obamacare

    To the editor:

    When Obamacare was pushed through eight years ago the majority of Americans did not want it. Yet the media, working with Democrats, did everything they could to sell it.

    That plan was full of holes and famously included the lie of the year that you could keep your plan and keep your doctor.

  • Come pray for America this Thursday at the Courthouse

    To Christians of Anderson County:

    “Jesus answered and said to them, When it is evening you say, It will be fair weather, for the sky is red; and in the morning, It will be foul weather today, for the sky is red and threatening. Hypocrites! You know how to discern the face of the sky, but cannot discern the signs of the times.” (Matthew 16:2-3)

    Do you have any doubt that we are living in perilous times?

  • Help support Challenger League

    To the editor:

    Anderson County Little League is dedicated to building character, courage and loyalty in our local area youth by providing a fun, safe and competitive baseball program.

    We are proud to be one of few programs within the state that offer a Challenger Baseball Division for children with special needs.

    This is the ninth year of Challenger League Baseball in Anderson County, and we have been grateful for the community support over the past few years.

  • Let Kentucky coal be another weapon against North Korea

    To the editor:

    Kentucky has the opportunity to lead the world with foreign policy assistance through to production and export of coal to China.

    One of North Korea’s main exports is coal and China is their main customer. America should sanction North Korea by negotiating with China to stop buying North Korean coal and buy Kentucky coal instead.

    This new arrangement further opens the way for more Chinese companies to look closer at Kentucky economically. Now that Kentucky is open for business,

  • Lack of respect for law, dead evident

    To the editor:

    Recently while in Frankfort, I was traveling northbound on Versailles Road approaching what is called the East/West Connector. The light had just turned green (arrow) to allow those of us stopped to proceed westbound onto the E/W connector.

    I could see as the eighth car in line traveled through the intersection that a sheriff’s car had his or her lights and siren blaring, heading southbound and announcing the arrival as the lead car for a funeral procession.

  • Don’t fall victim to liberal media

    To the editor:
    We’re all witnessing the great spectacle of liberalism melting down in the wake of an election where the voters returned the balance of power to the people.
    The biased media used what little credibility they had left in an effort to prop up a candidate whose policy positions reflected only the rich, super elite, at the expense of America.
    With the realization that we have actually vastly improved our lot in life, voters are reassured their instincts were correct, and those folks who preached a big government philosophy are