The city's Thursday night decision to drop frequent St. Louis air service in favor of only two flights a day to Chicago is a big mistake.
To The Herald-Whig: Prior to the election last November, I made a prediction in a soapbox article that Donald Trump's election would be a disaster. That prophecy has come true. Al Witte Quincy
To The Herald-Whig: If House Republicans succeed in their efforts to gut the Johnson Amendment, it would open the door for big money donors and political interest groups to pressure and manipulate our nation's churches and charities. Without this amendmen
To The Herald-Whig: Two articles in the July 21 Herald-Whig show how political arguments miss the whole point of a problem. The "poll" article states 62 percent of Americans say it's the federal government's responsibility to make sure all Americans have
To The Herald-Whig: Almost every week someone writes to The Quincy Herald-Whig decrying liberal academics. As far as I can tell, the writer usually gets his or her information from one of the right-wing media outlets. A little investigation on Google ofte
To The Herald-Whig: In regard to the recent article about Quincy's feral cats: I think it is a good idea to catch them and neuter them. However, I do not like the idea of turning them loose in the rural areas in the county. Please, please do not do that t
To The Herald-Whig: "In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism. They have formed their own 4-H club -- Hopeless, Hysterical, Hypochondriacs of History." Spiro Agnew used these words to describe a negative
To The Herald-Whig: With little over a month before the start of a new school year, and despite a new state budget being enacted earlier this month, state funding for public schools is still in question -- placing some schools in serious jeopardy of not op