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Crafting a sensible Green New Deal

Published Feb. 16 2019

The planet is in grave danger from climate change. No reasonable person can doubt this fact. Drastic and immediate action...

The Twitter takeover of politics

Published Feb. 16 2019

The latest political controversy involves Rep. Ilhan Omar tweeting and insinuating that American political support for Israel is driven by...

Disservice

Published Feb. 16 2019

You may have missed this story last week with all the coverage of the looming government shutdown, the "Green New...

Did Trump just launch Beto's presidential run?

Published Feb. 16 2019

In the great game of American politics, it can be a risky move to give the nascent campaign of a...

We can finally end troubles right here in River City!

Published Feb. 16 2019

Washington began this week awash in the stereo surround-sound of America's two most famously flamboyant flimflammers, simultaneously treating our capital...

How do you explain the Southern Baptist scandal?

Published Feb. 16 2019

My first reaction upon hearing that hundreds of leaders in the Southern Baptist church had sexually abused as many as...

Animal Shelter

Published Feb. 15 2019

We hear a lot of talk about the local animal shelter. Now Miller County residents will have a chance to...

Parkland shooting: One year later

Published Feb. 15 2019

Well, it's been a year. A year since 17 people were gunned down in the classrooms and hallways of Marjory...

Stop selling the National Enquirer

Published Feb. 15 2019

It's immoral for stores to sell the National Enquirer.

Trump paints Democrats as extremists

Published Feb. 15 2019

Republican politicians are masters of indirection. And led by Donald Trump, they're beginning again, with an eye toward transforming the...

Valentine's Day

Published Feb. 14 2019

Feeling a bit giddy today? Perhaps caught up in the heady tides of romance?

Letters to the Editor: In response, Warning, Reconsider, and Speak up

Published Feb. 14 2019

In response to your In Our View on Saturday, Jan. 16. The Democrats aren't the only ones who "don't have...

Immigration's changing nature must be addressed

Published Feb. 14 2019

Sensible and defensible. That's how best to describe Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to reassign all but 100 of the 360...

Reality continues to leak from American life

Published Feb. 14 2019

WASHINGTON—In 1994, the Clinton administration decreed a bright shining future for education. Its Goals 2000 legislation proclaimed that by that...

Browns give Kareem Hunt 2nd chance, hope he stays inbounds

Published Feb. 13 2019

BEREA, Ohio—The lasting visual of Kareem Hunt's second NFL season wasn't him stiff-arming a linebacker, shedding a tackle or barreling...

Mac's Message

Published Feb. 13 2019

Not far from the Twin Cities, there is a small chain of grocery stores called Mac's Cashsaver, known in some...

Facebook's sins include preying on teenagers

Published Feb. 13 2019

Facebook celebrated its 15th anniversary recently in all-too-familiar fashion: another privacy scandal.

Will we ever see an Iran strategy that works?

Published Feb. 13 2019

On the 40th anniversary of Iran's Islamic revolution, the rhetoric between team Trump and the ayatollahs has risen to fever...

Kermit had it wrong: It's getting easier to be 'green'

Published Feb. 13 2019

Kermit the Frog was wrong. It is now easy to be "green." The evidence is the "Green New Deal," which...

Broken Trust

Published Feb. 11 2019

Around 700 newspapers across the country carry the syndicated comic panel "Non Sequitur."

Letters to the Editor: My Prayer

Published Feb. 11 2019

As a father of three children including a 7 month old, who was born nearly two months early, I am...

Trump right to warn Democrats about socialism

Published Feb. 11 2019

In his State of the Union address, President Donald Trump was entirely right to reject "new calls to adopt socialism...

Trump shows sense of optimism—but for how long

Published Feb. 11 2019

Frank Capra, it was not.