Mask will only be worn if it's free, attractive, smells good

The Herald-Whig's June 28 editorial regarding the coronavirus, "Yes, you still need to wear a mask," was an attempt to make me feel guilty for not wearing a mask.


90th birthday greetings appreciated

I want to thank my friends, relatives, neighbors, past employees and customers who sent me 90th birthday greetings.


Thanks for making 101st birthday special

I want to thank my family and friends for all the cards, calls and happy birthday wishes you sent for my 101st birthday.


Democrats are trying to make U.S. more like Russia, China

Once upon a time, there was such a thing as conservative Democrats. They comprised a significant part of the electorate during my parent's generation.


Racism important, but lot of other things wrong in U.S.

I believe the Rev. William Barber has something important to say about the Poor People's Campaign and needs to be heard. For those who are already well-off or rich, you are already prospering, so let everyone else prosper.


Proudly display the U.S. flag on June 14

Flag Day, June 14, is a day for all Americans to celebrate. Our flag is a representation of our independence and our unity as a nation.


There can be no distractions on the road to equality for all

Keep your eye on the ball. It's what we teach our young people. It is also appropriate guidance for all of us now, as we work to process the hurt, intense outrage and anger over the death of a black man in Minnesota.


Liberty is universal inalienable right, governed by law

My fifth-grade classroom teacher, Miss Laura Watkins, saw to it that her students memorized all four verses of "America, the Beautiful."


Quanada Essential Needs Drive showed that Quincy cares

To the people of Quincy: Thank you! Your generosity for the Essential Needs Drive for Quanada was overwhelming. It was amazing to witness.


Republican incompetence runs risk of defining U.S. second rate

Little did President Reagan know, among other things, that the phrase he coined "... government is the problem," would become the core tenet of Republican governance.

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