With the recent decision by the secretary of state of Maine to bar former President Donald Trump from the ballot based upon the contention that his words and actions violated the U.S. Constitution’s 14th Amendment, the Constitution is being tested in ways unprecedented since the Civil War. This decision follows a Colorado Supreme Court decision barring Trump from that state’s ballot.
It’s interesting that we, in the United States, are always being asked to change our lifestyle to remedy so-called “climate change.” China and India are where the advocates should be looking for reform. They are far worse polluters than the United States. Meanwhile, the people speaking the loudest about the issue are usually the same people who travel by jet or yacht around the world.
In response to Retired Teachers Chapter Leader Tom Murphy’s column about the Inflation Reduction Act giving Medicare the authority to bargain on prescription drug prices [Nov. 2]: This legislation encourages a continuation of financing Big Pharma and society-numbing reliance on prescription drugs.