Opinion

Commentary: Facebook likes us. It really likes us

By Virginia Heffernan Los Angeles Times There’s a quality of urban life…

  • Apr 19th, 2018

Nancy Kaffer: Paul Ryan is leaving, but his politics aren’t

By Nancy Kaffer Detroit Free Press You know what I’ll always remember…

  • Apr 19th, 2018

Commentary: Who will spur the next energy revolution? Not private industry

We can’t lose ground in alternative energy development

  • Apr 18th, 2018

David Zurawik: Just when you thought Sean Hannity couldn’t sink any lower … enter the Michael Cohen conflict

If it’s no big deal, why didn’t Hannity disclose relationship.

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Trump’s strike on Syria will achieve next to nothing

By Doyle McManus Los Angeles Times Soon, perhaps by the time you…

  • Apr 13th, 2018

Washington public school teachers positioned for hefty pay raises

By Jerry Cornfield Everett Herald OLYMPIA — Washington public school teachers are…

  • Apr 13th, 2018

Mr. Zuckerberg went to Washington. Washington didn’t buy it

Most of the senators weren’t buying his young Jimmy Stewart act.

  • Apr 12th, 2018

Why Paul Ryan stepped aside ahead of schedule

There were compelling political reasons for Ryan to bow out.

  • Apr 12th, 2018

Allowing babies in the US Senate could be good for the country

Grownups in the U.S. Senate act like such babies, why not let an actual baby join them?

  • Apr 11th, 2018

She challenged Tony Robbins over his sexist take on #MeToo

That he brought up the story at all tells us everything we need to know about the casual acceptance of our culture’s unexamined misogyny.

  • Apr 11th, 2018

Rugby-style tackling calls for parental skepticism

Rugby players make hard tackles, but without protective equipment the tackler learns to protect himself, and the tackled player is safer as well.

  • Apr 10th, 2018

Should the citizenship question be part of census?

How might such folks respond in 2020 if they’d heard that the 2020 Census would ask whether or not they’re U.S. citizens?

  • Apr 10th, 2018

When history overtakes a campaign promise

The press release from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee was groundbreaking, if difficult to believe.

  • Apr 7th, 2018

Why the boom in augmented reality toys is here to stay

Parker looks like a soft and huggable teddy bear, just the right size for dragging around the house. But Parker holds secrets in his small frame.

  • Apr 7th, 2018

I’d make fun of young people — if I could

Maybe we should show the young a little more respect. We should admit that we do, occasionally, learn from them.

  • Apr 5th, 2018

News outlets should be able to hire conservatives without liberals losing their minds

It should be a welcome move when publications hire outside of their comfort zone.

  • Apr 5th, 2018

Trump tweets away what was left of Sinclair’s credibility

He offered what might be considered evidence of the White House having an unusual rooting interest in a news organization — and one whose expansion is now in his administration’s hands.

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Forget repealing Second Amendment; simply vote for better leaders

Former Chief Justice Warren Burger was a no-nonsense, strict constructionist who could be trusted to stick to his guns.

  • Apr 3rd, 2018

Putin’s power, arrogance lead to costly Russian miscalculation that unites West

Despite his best efforts and plans, he’s become a uniter, not a divider of the West.

  • Apr 3rd, 2018