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Letters

  • Letters 03/12/14

    Woeful idiocy

        Imagine that Bob’s loose behavior resulted in getting a woman pregnant. Mary hadn’t contacted Bob since that one-night encounter. She called Bob to notify him of his responsibilities toward their then-forming child. Bob refused.

  • Letters 03/05/14

    Electric shock

        This will have to be short as this issue has raised my blood pressure to unheard of levels. I worry that I may “vapor lock” or “stroke out” before I conclude.
        I have an electric meter on my home as does everyone in the town of Bedford. I’m reasonably sure the same is true for businesses. My meter is read by the town and I receive a monthly bill that I pay in full.

  • Letters 02/26/14

    Cost effective school
    construction

        Some years ago a fellow teacher in the Bedford County school system pointed out a fact that disturbed him. 
        In a nearby county a school had been constructed at about the same time one had been built in Bedford County.  Though the two buildings were essentially the same square footage, the Bedford school’s construction cost several million dollars more. 

  • Letter 02/19/14

    We the people...

        How can we the people preserve liberty and freedom that our founders legally gave to us in the founding documents?
        Representatives upholding our state and federal governments all are, upon their oaths, servants of the people. The president, representatives, senate and judiciary shall not violate their oaths.

  • Letter 02/12/14

    Get tough on speeding

        As a recent retiree, I watch the local & national news on a daily basis.
        Apparently most towns, cities, counties & states are facing budget problems. One way to gain some revenue and not raise taxes is to get tough on speeding.
        I have lived in Bedford County for almost two years and have traveled Rt 122 and Rt 24 quite a bit. I have never seen a radar setup on either of these roads.

  • Letters 02/05/14

    The right side

        Virginia’s new Attorney General wants to be on the right side of history by not supporting the state’s ban on same sex marriages.
        Has he never read a history book or is he just ignorant about world history?

  • Letters 01/29/14

    The Bedford Boys by Alex Kershaw

        I have always hated the south. From Maryland to Miami I have visited often, but always came back north with memories of some ugly experience down south. I have relatives I visit infrequently because of my dislike of the politics, the historical factoids and the attitude of the racist bigots that permeate the town’s cities and states of the confederacy.

  • Letters 01/22/14

    Something’s
    terribly wrong

        Something has gone terribly wrong in this country of ours, correct me if I’m wrong. Wasn’t it at one time this country was supposed to have a government of the people, by the people and for the people?

  • Letters 01/15/14

    Just the facts, please

        Mr. Hastings starts his editorial with the title “Time To Retake Government lol.”
        I agree, it is time to retake the government. It’s a mess. … He like most or all of Mike Brown’s Write-In-Supporters talk about me; not facts of the ad or editorials.

  • Letters 01/08/14

    Disturbed by
    column

        As a native of El Paso and a current resident of Bedford, I am deeply disturbed by Mike Forster’s column in the 12/25/13 edition of the Bedford Bulletin.