Column misleading Letter writers keep complaining about all the liberal columnists carried in the Herald-Leader’s Opinion section. I must be receiving an incorrect copy because I keep reading articles by conservatives like Kathleen Parker, Hugh Hewitt, and a recent column by Jay Ambrose . I need to take exception with the major thrust of his opposition to the Build Back Better Act, which is the cost of $3.5 trillion over 10 years (President Donald Trump and Sen. Mitch McConnell ran up $7.8 trillion in just four years with their tax cuts for the wealthy). Ambrose claims this cost will be $27,000 per household. The fallacy with this is that the plan will be paid for only by individuals making over $400,000 per year and collecting minimum taxes on major corporations that are currently paying nothing in federal taxes. Howard Stovall, Lexington Election question The 2020 presidential election, according to mostly Republicans, was stolen from then President Donald Trump . Allegedly, Democrat operatives reprogrammed U.S. voting machines to switch millions of Trump votes to Joe Biden, hence Biden won. Yet for some mysterious reason the election thieves neglected (or forgot) to also switch enough Senate votes to win the Senate by a filibuster proof majority, which would mean Biden wouldn’t need any Republican votes to pass his programs. On those same presidential ballots were our votes for the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. So that begs the question: Having “fixed” the presidential election, why wouldn’t they also […]
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