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Opinion - Columnists

Raiders deal done, thanks to Jerry Jones

Published Mar. 29 2017

The Raiders are on their way to Las Vegas, and this is owner Mark Davis' deal, of course.

Bikini bodies, minus the photo editing

Published Mar. 29 2017

What a difference three years make.

What if Le Pen wins French presidency?

Published Mar. 29 2017

BRUSSELS—For months, the conventional wisdom in Europe has been that the extreme right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen could not...

Time to put policy over personality

Published Mar. 29 2017

In the aftermath of the debacle over the Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, President Trump can learn a...

Vegas Odds: Raiders playing in Sin City? You can bet on it ...

Published Mar. 27 2017

LAS VEGAS—A town built on losers is about to become a big winner in the NFL relocation sweepstakes.

'Unbelievable experience': WBC gains worldwide traction in popularity ratings

Published Mar. 27 2017

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.—By the end of the World Baseball Classic, after Team USA emerged with its first title in...

State-sponsored thievery

Published Mar. 27 2017

The scale of the crime was titanic, the biggest hacking case ever brought to court by the U.S. The hackers...

What didn't he know, and when didn't he know it?

Published Mar. 27 2017

In the summer of 1972, the break-in at the old Democratic National Committee in the Watergate building was foiled when...

One heck of a ride: Lexus brings a touch of quality with its new offering

Published Mar. 26 2017

The navigation system said the speed limit on the four-lane, divided highway, in the middle of nowhere, was 75 mph,...

A good thing in a small package

Published Mar. 26 2017

A good time to be buying an automobile in America just got better. So many choices. Such good cars. Just...

An oasis of liberty in the Arizona sun

Published Mar. 26 2017

PHOENIX—As a boy, Barry Goldwater Jr., son of the former senator and 1964 Republican presidential nominee, would step out of...

Social Security, Medicare badly need reform

Published Mar. 26 2017

I have often wondered why policymakers in Washington repeatedly fail to seriously address problems with our Social Security and Medicare...

Reasons to flee U.S.? Bah, bah, bah

Published Mar. 26 2017

Before the election of President Donald Grump, some Americans pledged to leave the county if, by some crazy chance, he...

We can't walk away from a world in crisis

Published Mar. 26 2017

Americans watched in alarm but not shock as Parliament was locked down after a "terrorist incident" in London on Wednesday,...

Japanese-built Fiat 124 Spider thrives in 2017

Published Mar. 26 2017

"A lady. A lovely, sensual, responsive Italian lady."

False patriotism of scoundrels could keep Kaepernick unemployed

Published Mar. 26 2017

There is enough evil in the hierarchy of the National Football League and among the league's 32 owners for the...

How to toe President Trump's line

Published Mar. 24 2017

WASHINGTON—So, you are an ardent supporter of President Donald Trump. And you are thinking of applying for one of the...

Trump undermines campaign promises

Published Mar. 24 2017

The Trump presidency operates on two levels. And it's creating problems for itself on both of them.

What Trump's budget blueprint gets right

Published Mar. 22 2017

When the White House put out its blueprint for the federal budget, which is notable for outlining $54 billion in...

The latest whopper cooked up by team Trump

Published Mar. 22 2017

WASHINGTON—My relationship with my microwave has dramatically changed.

Whatever replaces Obamacare will look a lot like it

Published Mar. 22 2017

WASHINGTON—"Mend it, don't end it" was Bill Clinton's rhetorical straddle regarding affirmative action. Republican efforts to "repeal and replace" the...

Trump should break entitlements vow

Published Mar. 22 2017

In his first 50 days in office, President Donald Trump has been working to make good on many of his...

Trump's budget plan is nonsensical

Published Mar. 22 2017

Here's one thing President Trump is right about: The federal bureaucracy is due for an overhaul.