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Today's Opinions

  • General Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Order of the Day (1944)

    SUPREME HEADQUARTERS ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE

        Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force!

  • Don’t forget the Navy

        Today a group of Naval Academy alumni will dedicate a plaque honoring Naval Academy graduates who commanded warships at D-Day. The plaque will take its place alongside plaques honoring West Point, Virginia Military Institute and the Virginia Tech corps of cadets. All of these institutions produced officers who commanded troops on June 6, 1944.

  • He embarrasses us everywhere

        President Boy Child has gotten back from Japan, and everyone should be relieved. It’s so embarrassing to see other countries witness up close from this idiotic clown what we in America tolerate every day.
         Our country is highly respected around the world, and most foreign nations wonder greatly what is going on in the United States. Is he really their president?

  • A fitting tribute

         Congratulations to the National D-Day Memorial Foundation, the community and the many groups and organizations that helped make the 75th anniversary of D-Day an honoring tribute to both those who lost their lives in the invasion at Normandy as well as to those who served in World War II and survive today.

        Some 100 WWII veterans were able to be a part of the events here in Bedford and the thousands who turned out for Thursday’s ceremony at the Memorial were able to make them feel very appreciated for their service.

  • A gloomy outlook for our democracy

        I saw an interesting Rasmussen poll a week ago. They set up a hypothetical matchup of Donald Trump versus Robert Mueller in a 2020 presidential race, then asked people who they preferred for president. Mueller did very well against President Trump. It came out a virtual tie.
        Maybe the “Democrats” should dump the collection of losers who are contending for the Donkey Party’s nod and nominate Mueller.

  • Bedford handled D-Day anniversary so well

        It was just great to see how well things came together in a very impressive way for the 75th anniversary of D-Day, commemorated in the town where the national memorial so clearly belongs.
        For everyone involved, from the town to the people at the memorial, and many others, congratulations and gratitude should be extended. It’s clear that Bedford and its officials really do understand and appreciate the historic role our community played in one of the most profound events of human history.

  • Letters 06-12-19

    Thank You!

        The members of VFW Peaks of Otter Post 2157 would like to publicly salute and thank all of the individuals who helped us place flags on the graves of Veterans for the Memorial Day Holiday. Your sacrifice of time to help, honors their sacrifice of service.

    John DeLong
    Bedford

    Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congentia

  • Letters 06-05-19

    Supports Miller

        On June 11,  I’ll be voting in the Republican Primary.  With the well-deserved retirement of Mike Brown, we find ourselves with three Republican candidates for Bedford County Sheriff ( 2 independent candidates will also run in the General Election in November).