Texarkana, TX 58° Sat H 79° L 59° Sun H 80° L 58° Mon H 80° L 64° Weather Sponsored By:

Opinion Editorials

Electric-vehicle credit should be taken off road

Published Apr. 18 2019

Some government foolishness has an educational value that compensates for its considerable cost. Consider the multibillion-dollar federal electric-vehicle tax credit,...

Trademarks and words that cannot be spoken

Published Apr. 17 2019

How do you write a column about a word that is so apparently offensive it cannot be uttered before the...

Unleashing a flood on those sanctuary zones

Published Apr. 17 2019

In the category of Mad magazine's "scenes we'd like to see," comes President Trump's threat to transport migrants to cities...

Homeland security: Focus on what matters

Published Apr. 17 2019

When President Trump pushed Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to resign, he said he wanted a "tougher" effort...

Going Too Far: Committee chair rightly kills extremist abortion bill

Published Apr. 16 2019

One Texas lawmaker stepped up the fight against legal abortion.

Gen Z is likely to temper aging socialist millennials

Published Apr. 16 2019

The 2020 election will be the first one in which members of Generation Z are casting their vote for president,...

The silver lining in Trump's homeland security purge

Published Apr. 16 2019

'They are decapitating the entire department,' a Department of Homeland Security official ominously told The Washington Post of this week's...

Robo-Rooting: Legislation could cut down on annoying calls

Published Apr. 15 2019

People have varying views of technology, It's safe to say that most of us take our cellphones everywhere and appreciate...

Congratulations, Bernie, on being rich

Published Apr. 15 2019

Kudos to Bernie Sanders for saying that he will celebrate tax day by releasing his tax returns for the last...

Let's look at the fake news 'surge' in hate crimes

Published Apr. 15 2019

According to the FBI, "hate crimes" are on the rise. The agency reported a 17% increase in such crimes in...

China, Russia dominating Mediterranean?

Published Apr. 14 2019

As NATO celebrated its 70th anniversary in Washington, one compelling security issue received insufficient attention: Chinese acquisitions of critical European...

Judges should give America a chance

Published Apr. 14 2019

If you can't trust the courts, who can you trust? Nobody. So don't trust anybody ever again, because if a...

Democrats' sweepstakes of frivolity

Published Apr. 14 2019

The Democrats' presidential aspirants seem determined to prove that their party's 2016 achievement—the election of the current president—was not a...

Premium ride with soul

Published Apr. 13 2019

CX-9, you had me at "Drive."

Ford Edge ST is fast and fun, until you hit corners

Published Apr. 13 2019

The 2019 Ford Edge ST is the leading edge of a wave of experimentation that will fill dealerships and American...

Advertisers increase use of marketing influencers

Published Apr. 13 2019

More people than ever before are using social media to connect with others and to create and share content. Facebook...

Democrats should tell what they'd do on asylum

Published Apr. 13 2019

Democrats have long railed at President Trump for an immigration crackdown they consider cruel and misguided. Now Trump has handed...

Charter schools helpful for minority students

Published Apr. 13 2019

The recent college-admissions scandal underscores the importance of having an application process that can't be gamed. But as high schools...

It's about time we recognized Iran's terrorism

Published Apr. 13 2019

President Trump has designated Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a foreign terrorist organization (FTO). It's about time. Other administrations...

The Jussie Smollett case and race

Published Apr. 12 2019

Set aside, for a moment, the issue of race in the Jussie Smollett case. Think of it first as an...

Democratic capital-gains tax not worth it

Published Apr. 12 2019

Oregon U.S. Senator Ron Wyden recently proposed an interesting idea—taxing unrealized capital gains. There are advantages and disadvantages to this...

Pro-lifers have momentum, but take it slowly

Published Apr. 11 2019

For roughly 25 years, the movement against abortion has been predominantly incrementalist. Its focus has been on restricting abortion in...

Cain, Moore are two more tests for GOP to fail

Published Apr. 11 2019

In 1964, although there was scant chance that Americans would choose to have a third president in 14 months, Lyndon...