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Colonists were socialists

To the Editor: This is in response to Gloria Zola-Mulloy’s letter to the editor saying that the Pilgrims did not have a Socialist government. Ms. Zola-Mulloy, I take exception to your comment that my information was from the “uneducated ramblings was of Rush Limbaugh.” I could insinuate that you got your facts from CNN; however, I will not take the […]

Participation appreciated



To the Editor: We want to thank the more than 100 people who participated in the January 18th Community Action Summit on Addiction Prevention and Treatment and the Catskill Mountain News for reporting on it in last week’s newspaper. The day reinforced that we are part of a caring community of engaged, “can-do” people. We must end the stigma associated […]

Re-read this history



To the Editor: Responding to Richard Rossi’s letter, he is obviously getting his information from the uneducated ramblings of Rush Limbaugh, rather than the history books. Rossi says that socialism didn’t work for the Pilgrims, and begs us to go back to the year 1620. He calls the Pilgrim’s early settlement an “essentially socialist commune.” Simply explained, the Pilgrims were […]


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