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Opinion Editorials

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.

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...

Say no to vehicle billboards

Published May. 20 2019

As if drivers in Los Angeles needed another distraction.

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...

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.

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."

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.

The Ex-Im Bank and the essence of socialism

Published May. 16 2019

Briefly suspending their warnings about the rising tide of socialism, a large majority of Senate Republicans recently joined with almost...

Calling Europe: Help U.S. bring Iran back to the table

Published May. 16 2019

It's been a year since President Donald Trump made good on a campaign pledge to pull out of the 2015...

The 'Equality Act' will devastate women's sports

Published May. 16 2019

I began playing golf in junior high. But I didn't meet another female golfer until I was in Division I...

Back to the past with the Democrat's front runner

Published May. 15 2019

Joe Biden, the leading Democrat in the overcrowded presidential sweepstakes (there are more of them running than horses in the...

Americans don't trust their fellow Americans

Published May. 15 2019

Americans' trust in their government is abysmally low, according to both survey data and a more subjective reading of opinions...

Overturning Precedent: Court sends signal it won't be bound by past

Published May. 14 2019

Most Americans probably wouldn't take much notice of Monday's U.S. Supreme Court decision.

The grim logic of Trump's trade war with China

Published May. 14 2019

A month ago, I declared that President Donald Trump's trade war against China looked like it might be winding down.

Administration's escalation of Obama's shadow war

Published May. 14 2019

If I gave you a pop quiz on recent current events, I bet you'd do pretty well, thanks to a...