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History of the Freedom of Information Act

On July 4, 1966, President Lyndon Johnson signed the federal Freedom of Information Act into law. According to Bill Moyers, Johnson’s press secretary, “LBJ had to be dragged, kicking and … more

Anti-abortionists are hyprocites!

We are living in an increasingly merciless, survival-of-the-toughest-and-least-compassionate country. A nation where fundamentalists turn Gentle Jesus into a Harsh Judge. I have always considered … more

Thugs, leaders and lectures

Some nerve Eric Ball, who’s running for senate. We the people do not need to be lectured on law from the likes of you, and the Democrat Kathleen Hayek. Our poor country has suffered gravely … more

Dirt Road Problems

Good luck to the residents of the town of Bovina who are complaining about the dust from the dirt road they live on. I have owned property in the town of Meredith for 30 years and live on a dirt road … more

County job creation for pre-selected employee?

Regarding the people who responded to my June 9 letter with hate, labeling, and name-calling, and self-servingly misrepresented what I wrote - I forgive them. Of real concern is the front page … more

Walton snuck in progressive ideology!

The Walton Village Board has snuck in progressive ideology without residents knowing. Let this letter be heard. Some may be of concern, especially to The Reporter. We have elected officials … more

Censorship or disagreement?

Does society face greater harm from someone expressing an opinion that we disagree with or from someone that advocates censorship of opinions? Kathleen Colburn Harpursville more

Old White men

I find the sheer amount of anguish and weeping and gnashing of teeth over Don Kalibat’s letter, as voiced by readers in last week’s paper, extremely overwhelming and absurd. It may come … more

Walton LGBTQ+ residents face discrimination

The June 16 article titled “Town of Walton wrestles over Pride Month Proclamation” suggests that residents of Walton identifying as LGBTQ+ have not faced any discrimination at all, and I … more

Walton LGBTQ+ residents face discrimination

The June 16 article titled “Town of Walton wrestles over Pride Month Proclamation” suggests that residents of Walton identifying as LGBTQ+ have not faced any discrimination at all, and I … more

Because you didn’t see it, doesn’t mean it didn’t happen!

I am writing in response to comments made by Walton Town Council members as reported in the recent Reporter regarding the Proclamation of June as Pride Month. Walton is a great community with many … more

Free speech is the American way

Free speech and free thought are part of the American way. When everyone feels that only one thought is acceptable; it sounds like everyone is brainwashed. Not everyone agrees wholeheartedly with … more
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