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The looming Social Security crisis

Published Jun. 16 2018

WASHINGTON—The Social Security crisis is not only real, it is already well upon us.

The blueprint for the AT&T-Time Warner deal was written years ago

Published Jun. 16 2018

In the aftermath of a federal judge's approval Tuesday of the mega-merger between AT&T and Time Warner, you'll be reading...

Suicide in the Spotlight

Published Jun. 16 2018

Whenever there is a mass shooting, be it at a school, workplace or some other site, you can count on...

Cheers and Jeers

Published Jun. 16 2018

CHEERS: "For God so love the world" this includes homosexuals, but, "Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor...

A tribute to Charles Krauthammer

Published Jun. 16 2018

I have often thought that tributes to those we love are best made when the object of our affection is...

Swimsuit moment was empowering

Published Jun. 16 2018

Last week, the 97-year-old Miss America organization removed the word "pageant" from its name and dropped the swimsuit competition, caving...

Insensitive?: Should Texarkana's Hobo Jungle Park be renamed?

Published Jun. 14 2018

On Saturday we ran a reader submission to Cheers and Jeers that brought up an interesting idea.

Is taking on Trump too risky for Republicans?

Published Jun. 14 2018

The big primary news on Tuesday was the defeat of Republican Congressman Mark Sanford. It's a good opportunity to repeat...

Two outsider presidents bad at taking advice

Published Jun. 14 2018

Stuart Eizenstat, a key policy adviser in Jimmy Carter's White House, spent a quarter-century producing a massive account of the...

In Our View: President Trump continues win streak during primaries

Published Jun. 14 2018

President Donald Trump is on a roll.

Letter to the Editor: Animals euthanized

Published Jun. 14 2018

A reader objects to the euthanization practice of the local animal shelter.

ERA began as a farce but has ended in tragedy

Published Jun. 14 2018

Karl Marx was no more mistaken than usual when he said that historic people and events appear twice, first as...

OAS resolution important—but not why you think

Published Jun. 14 2018

The Organization of American States' resolution against Venezuela's dictatorship this week is a significant step that deserves our applause—but not...

Historic Summit: We can hope for the best but we also must remain vigilant

Published Jun. 13 2018

The summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is now history.

Kate Spade a reminder to listen to those you love

Published Jun. 13 2018

When I heard my brother Jonathan had taken his own life, my first thought, unfiltered through the sieve of reason,...

Religious liberty wins a meaningful victory

Published Jun. 12 2018

FORT WORTH, Texas—When it comes to the culture war, social conservatives (at least those who are not deluding themselves) know...

One Shot: Kim Jong-un has a chance to build a bridge with the U.S. in summit with Trump

Published Jun. 12 2018

Kim Jong-un has a chance to build a bridge with the U.S. in summit with President Trump

Bill Clinton again fails to own up to his misdeeds

Published Jun. 12 2018

Turns out, the third time is not the charm.

Ignore the U.N. report on Trump and poverty

Published Jun. 12 2018

A new report from the United Nations Human Rights Council excoriates the United States, and the Trump administration especially, for...

Other Viewpoints: Puppy laundering is dirty

Published Jun. 12 2018

Pro tip for animal lovers: An 8-week-old purebred puppy that retails for $1,000 or more is not a "rescue" dog,...

Beware! Texas man finds out snakes can bite--even if their heads are cut off

Published Jun. 11 2018

Jeremy Sutcliffe and his wife planned an enjoyable afternoon cookout last month at their home near Lake Corpus Christi way...

Other Viewpoints: GOP showdown looms over the 'Dreamers'

Published Jun. 11 2018

In the long and bitter fight over immigration reform, Americans have staked out a patch of common ground: They don't...

Loneliness--seeing a party through a window

Published Jun. 11 2018

When you're lonely, you feel like all the good lives are taken.