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Creative present tense use is nothing new

In the letter, “Save English language, proper tense, please,” (Feb. 13), Kathleen Jacques gives a slap on the wrist to...

Trump spins plates, Democrats no help

President Donald Trump reminds me of Mr. Platter. You remember him? He spaced vertical rods on a long table each with a spinning plate on top, then frantically chased around trying to keep the plates spinning so they wouldn’t fall...

Trump misses boat on cause of manufacturing job losses

President Trump contends our manufacturing jobs have been and continue to be lost from bad trade deals and unfair competition from foreign countries. The way the president wants to attack this problem is through ripping up what he considers...

Poor cabinet selections by President Trump

Betsy DeVos must be so incredibly embarrassed. The new secretary of education will go down in history as being the only cabinet member in 241 years who required the vice president to break a tie for her confirmation. I’m sure that...

Move past caricatures, get to know people

I just read an article about a West Virginia community, wary of "outsiders," who fell in love with their local cardiologist. Dr. Berzingi is an Iraqi Muslim immigrant who has become a U.S. citizen since completing his graduate education in...

Earth will survive, but probably not humanity

I felt a need to respond to the letter, “Spaceship Earth endangered, not that Trump cares,” (Feb. 3). First to drag...

Don't forget oath: 'First, do no harm'

What happened to "First, do no harm?" On Jan. 14, the evening of a surprise snow, I fell and seriously injured my arm. I thought it was broken. The emergency room x-rayed and referred me to a local, very well-known orthopedist in Groton whom I...

Carbon-free power is 'magical thinking'

It is unfortunate that The Day continues to publish articles noting imagined carbon-free power from the Millstone power plant (for example, “

Puzzling Day mistakes

I have enjoyed the new puzzle - 7 little words. I cannot understand how you manage to cut off the bottom part of the puzzle sometimes? I also notice the typos in many articles. Is anyone paying attention down there? Bill...

Trump hurting coal miners he said he'd help

Donald Trump seeks to be the "Coal Miner's President," promising coal miner's more jobs and a rise to middle-class status. Since his election he has blocked implementation of a directive prohibiting coal mining debris...

Trump cheap shot at Blumenthal out of line

I am a permanently disabled Vietnam Veteran who, like President Trump, is at philosophical odds with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. However, Trump’s attempt to resurrect the 2010 controversy about the senator’s...

Anti-Trump protestors are being used

The current attacks through various protests against President Trump leaves me to believe that the protestors are being misled and being used by activists. There are many examples to look at, but let’s start with some...

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Another Connecticut third party passes on

Unlike the more noteworthy third party success in Connecticut, the Independence for Montville Party developed locally and not around a political...

Yale right to remove pro-slavery name

It is surprising that it took Yale so long to realize that removing the name of slavery proponent John C. Calhoun from one of its building was the...

Malloy overreaches, cuts Groton far too deep

In calling for moving some state aid from wealthier communities to struggling cities, Malloy sets a worthy goal, but his current proposal is too...

COLUMNS

What Is President Trump most afraid of?

Trump doesn't seem to fear failure − after all, he's filed for bankruptcy four times − so much as he fears not being seen as successful.

Time for Connecticut Republicans to step up, stop whining and start dealing

Republicans now have the numbers to influence the state budget, but so far their only game plan is attacking Gov. Malloy's budget proposal.

Trump's ‘fine-tuned machine’ headed for crash

The president’s response has been to rant on Twitter and hold that campaign-style rally Saturday in Florida — all of which may boost...