Texarkana, TX 75° Wed H 89° L 72° Thu H 88° L 68° Fri H 89° L 69° Weather Sponsored By:

Other Opinion Sections

Submit a Letter to the Editor

• Keep them topical, short (350 words or less), legible and not more often than one every 60 days. Letters may be edited for clarity and length.

• Must be signed with name, address and telephone number. Address and telephone number will not be published.

• Mail to Editorial page editor, 101 E. Broad St., Texarkana, AR 71854; fax to 870-330-7571; or email to opinion@texarkanagazette.com.

Submit a Cheer or Jeer

• Cheers & Jeers run Saturdays and must be submitted by Wednesday afternoon for the following Saturday. Submissions are limited to 100 words and are run with initials and city/state of residence.

• Must be signed with name, address and telephone number. Address and telephone number will not be published.

• Mail to Editorial page editor, 101 E. Broad St., Texarkana, AR 71854; fax to 870-330-7571; or email to opinion@texarkanagazette.com.

A Dream Come True: Billionaire to pay student loans for 2019 Morehouse grads

Published May. 21 2019

It was a dream come true for the Morehouse College Class of 2019.

Tariffs are a losing strategy for the tech industry

Published May. 21 2019

The 21st century will be led by the nation that best prepares for the future of technology.

Elizabeth Warren sounds a lot like Donald Trump

Published May. 21 2019

Punishment and revenge are big motivators for the current president of the United States. It's one of the things many...

John Bolton exactly what Trump's Iran policy needs

Published May. 21 2019

If there's one thing Democrats and ayatollahs agree on these days, it's that John Bolton is trying to start a...

Loan Sharks? Interest rate cap would hurt those it's designed to help

Published May. 20 2019

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and U.S. Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., have an idea they think would do the public...

'Infrastructure' plan versus 'stimulus': Part II

Published May. 20 2019

My previous column objected to President Donald Trump and Sen. Chuck Schumer's, D-N.Y., proposed $2 trillion "infrastructure" spending. As with...

Say no to vehicle billboards

Published May. 20 2019

As if drivers in Los Angeles needed another distraction.

Extra credit? Be grateful for any credit at all

Published May. 20 2019

Outside of a classroom, does life offer any version of "extra credit"?

Going rogue

Published May. 19 2019

America's love affair with compact SUVs has produced a passel of sales winners, among them Nissan's consumer-friendly Rogue.

Over-caffeinated Kona is a really great cup of coffee

Published May. 19 2019

Maybe it's me, but things are no longer what they seem. It's as if everything is, in reality, something else.

Improved looks, power for Jeep Cherokee Overland

Published May. 19 2019

With all that's happening in the Jeep world the past six months, it would be understandable to overlook mostly subtle...

Adversity Score?

Published May. 19 2019

The SAT has long been a rite of passage for high school students heading to college or university.

Student feelings ahead of justice

Published May. 19 2019

John Adams, our second president and a principal guide in the writing of the U.S. Constitution in addition to his...

'Blaine Amendments' headed to court

Published May. 19 2019

Republican James G. Blaine (1830-1893) was a House speaker, senator and two-time secretary of state, but he is remembered, if...

Strategy? It's foreign to the president

Published May. 19 2019

Donald Trump once thought foreign policy would be easy.

Racing Dragons

Published May. 17 2019

Looking for some fun today? Something a bit out of the ordinary?

Cheers & Jeers

Published May. 17 2019

Cheers & Jeers for May 18, 2019

Rudy's excellent adventure

Published May. 17 2019

Rudy, Rudy, Rudy. The former mayor planned, then canceled a trip to Ukraine even as he advertised his purpose there:...

Low-income families benefit most from strong economy

Published May. 17 2019

Consensus is rare in Washington. And yet even Sen. Bernie Sanders recently admitted "the economy is doing well."

My very sentimental journey with Doris Day

Published May. 17 2019

It was Oscar Levant who uttered the famous line: "I knew Doris Day before she was a virgin."

Sparks in the Park

Published May. 17 2019

Last week's question was about funding for the annual Sparks in the Park fireworks. Should local or county governments step...

U.S. Senate making judges, not laws

Published May. 17 2019

Mitch McConnell's Senate has almost completely given up on legislating.

Roberts' attack on minority voting

Published May. 17 2019

As is frequently the case, civil rights icon John Lewis had it right.