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YOUR LETTERS

Like Independent Party, voters should abandon Somers for Statchen

The Independent Party of Connecticut has endorsed Bob Statchen, Democratic candidate for Connecticut Senate in the 18th District, over Republican Sen. Heather Somers. Although Somers has received their endorsement in the past, she...

U.S. electorate needs to grow up, now

Day contributing columnist Lee Elci has shown readers the source of America’s problems and it is him, though not singularly. Our nation is faced with a merciless pandemic, a gutted economy, a fiery hell on our western coast and flooding of...

Hold Trump and Republicans accountable, vote Democratic slate

Some say that the 2020 election is more important than any in recent history. That is true, and not only because we are choosing between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden. We are also choosing between those who are willing to...

Population numbers clarify COVID-19 picture

Robert Reich's COVID-19 numbers should have included population. In his column, “The personal is political — which...

Trump flotilla stunt was a big waste

The Trump powerboat flotilla on the Mystic River on Sunday was disgusting! There was so much noise from horns and screaming that anyone...

Homemade signs stolen, Biden passion remains

To the two people who took my “I SUPPORT BIDEN, USA NEEDS HIM” signs off my lawn, if you wanted a sign all you had to do was knock on my door, ask me for one, and I would have gladly given one to you. What you are not aware of is...

Nothing puzzling about 'huge' Trump boat parade

I suppose that the staff at The Day was so upset about the great and wonderful Boaters Parade for Trump that you somehow forgot to include...

History will harshly judge the placatory

I was extremely disappointed with our first selectwoman’s response detailed in a recent Day article about “getting to know” Bob O’Shaughnessy, "

Publishing Trump mask comments about Biden was irresponsible

I am very concerned about the loss of good newspaper journalism in this world of social media. I subscribe to your newspaper looking for accurate and trustworthy sources of news. I realize that on the editorial page there should be columns...

Difficult past haunts attempted murder defendant

Regarding, “Two arraigned on attempted murder charges in New London, ordered held on $1...

Stonington high report into legacy of misbehavior was a whitewash

The report by attorney Christine Chinni was not a good one. It skirted the main issue. It put the fault on the lack of...

District 20 needs Martha Marx in state Senate

As a campaign volunteer in my town of Old Lyme, I have become acquainted with Martha Marx in her bid for the Senate seat in the 20th District. I have been so impressed with her knowledge, her commitment, and her sense of values that I feel...

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COLUMNS

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As I try to encourage the cross-racial dialogue that we so desperately need, I find the term "white privilege" often proves to be more trouble than...

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If police are less able to handle a mass shooter incident, will the blood of those injured or killed easily wash off the hands of council members who...

Columnist Cal Thomas

Woodward interviews ‘got almost nothing’

As to the content of the interviews, Woodward got almost nothing. Yet, predictably, Democrats, led by presidential candidate Joe Biden, are trying to...