Opinion

Travel ban is a Muslim ban, any way you slice it

This travel ban was both too broad and too narrow. It was doomed to failure.

  • Mar 17th, 2017

 

Opposition to Wild Olympics runs deep

Those closest to Peninsula’s wilderness areas know the cost of more protection

  • Mar 17th, 2017

 

Wealthy Americans are the winners in the health-care sweepstakes

Under the GOP plan, wealthy Americans get a $600 billion tax cut over 10 years.

  • Mar 15th, 2017

 

Health-care bill would make opioid crisis worse

Of all Trump’s promises, this might be the cruelest to break.

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Be skeptical of numbers associated with health-care coverage

The truth is that there is no precise head count of how many people have gained coverage under Obamacare.

  • Mar 14th, 2017

The danger of Trump scandal fatigue

Trump’s entire clan will test our capacity for surprise, distaste and even outrage when it comes to financial conflicts of interest.

  • Mar 14th, 2017

I got out of my bubble and really listened to a Trump supporter

ince the election, I’ve been concerned about the bubble I live in.

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Trumpcare: Is this what populism looks like?

Trump doesn’t owe his election to the party establishment in Congress.

  • Mar 13th, 2017

GOP health-care plan really about destructive ideology

Too many in Republican Party seem hell-bent on governing by fiction rather than by fact.

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Carson denies ugly truth of slavery with immigrant remarks

If Carson doesn’t understand the history, he is not qualified to run HUD.

  • Mar 8th, 2017

The GOP’s Obamacare repeal plan even worse than anyone expected

The truth is that the GOP measure would destroy the ability of millions of Americans to access any health care worth the name.

  • Mar 7th, 2017

Finally we have a replacement for onerous Obamacare

The individual mandate was always a grotesque government overreach.

  • Mar 7th, 2017

Imagine if all this happened during Obama’s first weeks in office

You may need to ask yourself: What is the difference between these two men?

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Kellyanne Conway missed feminism memo

Feminism isn’t what you call yourself; it’s how you behave in the world.

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

What Trump could learn from FDR

The Trump style, or lack of it, has been on full display lately.

  • Mar 1st, 2017

Trump talks big, but making it happen is another thing

Speeches tend to have a very short half-life.

  • Mar 1st, 2017

Opioid addiction can start in ER

There are plenty of culprits in the opioid epidemic raging across the country.

  • Feb 28th, 2017

Trump attacks on news media bring clarity to mission

The press is not the opposition party. The media are not the enemy of the American people.

  • Feb 28th, 2017

Who will win White House foreign policy battle?

This guarantees a schizophrenic foreign policy.

  • Feb 27th, 2017

Wake up, America: You elected an entrepreneur

It’s easy to entirely dismiss someone if you don’t understand their approach.

  • Feb 24th, 2017