To The Editor:  Both parties have some valid points that need to be examined. But very simply, one party has…
To the Editor: Neither of our presidential candidates has reached the stage of perfection. Neither has all the answers to…
To the Editor: Some 30 years ago about 33 national broadcast companies existed.  Today approximately five provide an extremely limited and…
The presidential debates of the 2012 election are now behind us. Barack Obama, the Democratic incumbent president running for re-election,…
To the Editor: Seldom do I cross party lines in politics. However, there is one Republican candidate I will vote…
To the Editor: It is November, which means it is election time. As we all know election time means campaign…
To the Editor: Mark Meadows and Romney-Ryan believe business can exist and prosper without government, that business owners build their…
To the Editor: The economy is the largest accident ever designed by man. We think we can’t control it, but…
To the Editor: Mitt Romney continuously switches positions to appease his audience. I am citing only a few examples. In…
To the Editor: Campaign advertising is all around us. Much of it is in the form of attack ads meant…
To the Editor: A candidate forum was held in Sylva on Oct. 15, 2012. The forum was sponsored by the…
To the Editor: As I was engaged in a peace vigil in front of the Haywood County Courthouse recently, a…
To the Editor: First, I want to thank The Smoky Mountain News for co-sponsoring the political candidate forum held at…
To the editor: The world’s first political consultants were ancient Greeks known as Sophists who taught debating skills and boasted…
By Gordon Myers • Guest Columnist A letter was recently circulated regarding the euthanizing of a black bear in the…
To the Editor: The first presidential debate underscored one thing — what does Romney intend to do when campaign rhetoric…
To the Editor: Bottom line: our economy, our health and quality of life are all dependent on how we treat…
To the Editor: This will be the election of my lifetime. I was born before WWII. I have seen my…
To the Editor: After listening to Mitt Romney’s excuses over the last several months for what he has and is…
To the Editor: At the county and state government levels budgets are about choices, and those choices have moral implications,…
To the Editor: A letter was recently circulated regarding the euthanizing of a black bear in the Mountain Aire community…
To the Editor: So, here we had it. Live TV for all the world to see. In one corner was…
To the Editor: I am concerned about North Carolina’s unemployment rate of 9.7 percent and the country as a whole.…
To the Editor: We in the mountains are known to be suspicious of outsiders who want to tell us how…
To the Editor: The inflexibility of the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission (NCWRC) is alarming. The killing of a three-legged…
To the Editor: The Great Smoky Mountains National Park plans to begin charging fees for backcountry camping and implement a…
To the Editor: One of the most important decisions we will have to make on Nov. 6 is who to…
To the Editor: It is really quite amazing that anybody would believe anything that emanates from the mouth of Federal…
To the Editor: During this election the main question seems to be economical. We are a debtor nation. We are…
To the Editor: Why are the American people so easily deceived? It seems as if they want to be deceived. …
To the Editor: The letter about women’s rights by Margery Abel in last week’s Smoky Mountain News says it very…
To the Editor: Kurt Vonnegut, a prophetic fiction writer of the 1960s, wrote an amusing, disturbing and satirical short story…
To the Editor: Much has been said this election year on the Republican “War on Women.” Some believe it exists…
Hardly a week goes by without hearing about another tragic shooting, in a movie theater, a grocery store, a Washington,…
To the Editor: This is really not an “either-or” situation. Maggie Valley should definitely support Ghost Town as an investment…
To the Editor: I have no problem with Ghost Town, and I wish them well in their efforts. But I…
To the Editor: I just don’t get it. Many Republicans think that Obama is a Kenyan socialist out to destroy the…
To the Editor: Webster’s dictionary defines the following terms as stated below: • Conservative: “of or relating to a philosophy of…
To the Editor: Sen. Jim Davis, R-Franklin, is apparently living in a world in where up is down, less is…
To the Editor: From U.S. media coverage we get the impression that the Muslim world is burning with anti-Western anger over…
To The Editor: In Carol Adams’ reply to my column (“Proud to be an American … sort of,” SMN Sept.…
To the Editor: I noticed that last week some of Mitt Romney’s defenders tried to claim that the video from…
To the Editor: Throughout America’s history courageous women have struggled to achieve social and political freedom and equality. They have…
To the Editor: Carol Adams in her Letter to the Editor (SMN, Sept. 12) asserts that Obama’s record is “not…
To the Editor: Mr. McLeod, instead of being upset over a Confederate flag flying in the South, perhaps you should…
To the Editor: Mark Twain once said “If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed. If you read the…
To the Editor: According to David Whitmire’s recent letters sent to the media in WNC, two pending bills for 2013-14…
To the Editor: PetSmart, which is known for not carrying puppy mill dogs or cats, also holds on-site adoptions for…
To the Editor: The Macon County Democrat Headquarters got my attention with their sign. For those that haven’t seen it,…
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