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Opinion Editorials

Why Not Texarkana? Waco event draws tens of thousands

Published Mar. 18 2019

Tens of thousands of people descended on Waco, Texas, this weekend.

Don't conceal depth of Jeffrey Epstein's crimes

Published Mar. 18 2019

The real extent of multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein's role in an alleged international sex trafficking operation, and that of his former...

Lexus hybrid

Published Mar. 17 2019

It's been more than 20 years since Lexus introduced the world to crossover luxury, and still few can match the...

Slingshot effect is what happens when a car hits a pothole

Published Mar. 17 2019

Hitting a pothole can turn a swell day into a lousy one, sometimes requiring a costly and unexpected trip to...

Worse living through chemistry

Published Mar. 16 2019

On Feb. 12, Joaquin Guzman Loera, aka "El Chapo," was convicted of multiple crimes related to running the Sinaloa drug...

Three ways Trump can aid the economy

Published Mar. 16 2019

President Donald Trump promised to hit 3 percent growth in 2017—and the economy just barely made it, according to figures...

Prosecutors eye Trump's associates

Published Mar. 16 2019

The indictment of Paul Manafort by New York state prosecutors on Wednesday is a shot across the bow of the...

Left can't blame money in politics for policy failures

Published Mar. 16 2019

Both of our political parties are dominated by people who believe that the American people are fundamentally on their side....

Foreign influence extends beyond Russia

Published Mar. 16 2019

Russia's not the only foreign power seeking a foothold in Trump World.

Socialism is a flawed system always doomed to fail

Published Mar. 16 2019

One of the rotten fruits produced by what passes for today's American education system is the ignorance some young people...

'Nobody cares' about those dangerous deficits

Published Mar. 15 2019

When Mick Mulvaney was a congressman, the House had no bigger deficit hawk. And last fall, while running the Office...

Investigate planes after crashes

Published Mar. 14 2019

The most recent crash of a commercial passenger flight in the United States occurred a decade ago when a flight...

Netanyahu's foes offers Bibiism without Bibi

Published Mar. 14 2019

There is a good chance that after Israel's elections next month, we won't have Benjamin Netanyahu to kick around anymore.

Catholic Church and worst crime in U.S. history?

Published Mar. 14 2019

"Horseplay," a term used to denote child rape, is, says Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, part of a sinister glossary...

Facebook and privacy

Published Mar. 13 2019

The headline of Mark Zuckerberg's 3,200-word blog post last week—"A Privacy-Focused Vision for Social Networking"—might lead you to believe that...

Cohen has shown that even liars can be useful

Published Mar. 13 2019

Poet Maya Angelou made a lot of profound remarks during her literary career. But the one that has always stuck...

The Democrats' Jewish and Ilhan Omar problem

Published Mar. 13 2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar's (D-MN) comment that the influence of the Israeli lobby in Washington pushes lawmakers to take a pledge...

Mirror, Mirror: Instead of blasting Trump, Democrats should tend to extremists in their own party

Published Mar. 12 2019

For more than two years now we have heard the Democrats complain about President Donald Trump.

Could Trump policy help calm the quarrel between India and Pakistan over disputed Kashmir?

Published Mar. 12 2019

Last week's brief skirmish between nuclear India and Pakistan over a terrorist attack in the Himalayan territory of Kashmir gave...

Bloomberg's (barely) coded warning to Democrats

Published Mar. 12 2019

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg stunned many Democratic insiders by announcing Tuesday in an op-ed that he would...

Sunshine Week: Open government, access to information crucial to democracy

Published Mar. 11 2019

Back in 2002, some members of the Florida Legislature apparently decided that the good folks who elected them were getting...

Escaping sexual slavery

Published Mar. 11 2019

We wish we could know her as more than "Jane Doe" so we could let her know how proud we...

Mazda CX-5

Published Mar. 10 2019

Oh, what a joy it is to drive a well-sorted car like the 2019 Mazda CX-5.