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Time to pull together, we're on same human side

Why does there have to be opposite sides? Everyone should be on the same side, the human side! No one should be hungry or homeless or poor, not if everyone cares enough about everyone to be more human and more humane! We have to take care of...

Hammond drove development in professional fashion

I'd like to take the opportunity to wish Ned Hammond, New London economic development coordinator, best wishes for a well-deserved retirement. I have dealt with Hammond for over 20 years, as we both administer Foreign Trade Zones in...

Day coverage captured Jim Turner's greatness

Both Day Staff Writer Julia Bergman and retired editorial writer Greg Stone are to be commended for their coverage regarding the recent passing of Jim Turner, former president of Electric Boat. Julia learned of Jim from others; Greg lived the Jim...

GOP’s attack on press is from fascist playbook

GOP’s attack on press is from fascist playbook The modern-day Republican Party seems to have taken a page out of the 20th century fascist regime propaganda playbook. The primary purpose of Wedbnesday’s theater regarding...

Consider supporting Amistad's mission with donation

As one response to the Discovering Amistad financial needs noted in The Day, “Urban says she will...

'Have you no sense of decency,' President Trump?

On June 9, 1954, at the height of Senator Joseph McCarthy’s vicious and exaggerated crusade against so-called Communist infiltration of American government and society, that odious bully met his match in Attorney Joseph Welch, counsel to...

Middle class under assault from Republicans

Republicans did not have the well-being of working class Americans in mind when drafting this new tax law. The law overwhelmingly benefits billionaires while it increases the national debt by $1.4 trillion, transforming a tax break into a...

Pain and difficulty opening 'safe' packaging

As an adult with arthritis who has also had some small hand bones removed, I have a complaint. There are so many child-resistant packages on the market for everything from mouth wash to dishwasher detergent. I have a variety of tools to open...

No Day editorial for MLK Day disappointing

I cannot say whether the absence of a Day editorial devoted to racial injustice/civil rights on "Martin Luther King Day" bothered anyone other than me, but I can say it was conspicuously unusual. So much so, that I called The Day's editorial page...

Sad American cleansing

First they came for the Haitians, then for the Salvadorans, and next the Dreamers. When will they come for me? When will they come for you? Is this a new form of the Nazi dream of an Aryan Nation? Is it perhaps time to consider returning the...

Not sold on garbage bags for New London

I hope that the City of New London will consider options other than the proposed pay-per-bag garbage pickup. Bags are sloppier, more susceptible to damage from animal scavengers or weather, less ecological, more trouble for collectors, and less...

Don't cut funding for people in need

In 2015 Gov. Dannel P. Malloy attempted to reduce the monthly stipend for nursing home residents from $60 to $50 per month. This was defeated by the legislature. He is attempting this again! The monthly stipend is used for such things...

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