The Gun is not your friend, but my Insurance

With all the gun violence, let’s face it, we will all be shot sooner then later. The only way to break the anxiety of when, who will pay my hospitalization or burial? Is it asking too much to have a yearly fee on gun registration, paid by gun owners, for our healthcare and death. 50 […]

2016 and the US Democratic Presidential Candidates’ Coattails

To the Editor: The NY Times story about Monday night’s town-hall-style Democratic event in Des Moines, Iowa (January 25, 2016; Maggie Haberman) focused on the three candidates Bernie Sanders, Martin O’Malley and Hillary Clinton. Let us not forget, however, that next week’s 2016 Iowa Democratic Caucus and other similar events is not only about choosing […]

I’m Desperate: Help the Caregivers of Elderly

Please, please, please help those of us who are caregivers. I don’t know where else to turn.

I’m Desperate: Help the Caregivers of Elderly

To the Editor: I have lived in New Jersey for 40 years and I have never asked for anything from my legislators but I decided to write the following letter to my state representatives as well as my federal representatives. Here is the letter: I am writing to express my concerns about the lack of […]

To Atheists: Maybe You Should Try Prayer

It has been well documented that, believers who pray for help and guidance have improved health.

Re: Paradox of Prayer (Feb/Mar AARP Magazione). You weren’t “sermonizing,” but simply reporting the facts as they are. Angry responses from those who identify as atheists were unfortunate. The insanity of political correctness, wherein people need to be shielded from opinions they disagree with, belongs to our grandchildren’s generation, not to us who are older, and […]

What’s Really Behind Obama’s Appointments

What’s Really Behind Obama’s Appointments

To the Editor: Stephanie Grace writes (“Obama Gives Landrieu a Present“, Dec. 20, 2013) that Obama’s likely appointment of Sen. Max Baucus as ambassador to China will pave the way for Sen. Landrieu to become chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, which will help her in her bid for re-election in 2014. […]

Defending Washington DC’s Metro Service

No doubt the criticisms of the DC Metro service are true and the flaws should be addressed. But I have encountered nothing but good cheer from the employees when I needed help and I see them monitoring the vending machine area to help people who appear dazed. They’ve given me directions and there have been maps available.