Opinion

The myth of the ‘welfare queen’ endures, and children pay the price

By Dahleen Glanton Chicago Tribune Republicans are expected to vote this week…

  • May 18th, 2018

 

The majority is uncertain; let them lead

By Dave Anderson The Baltimore Sun The majority of Americans are not…

  • May 18th, 2018

 

Voters miss Obama because they respect integrity

By Albert R. Hunt Bloomberg News A CNN poll last week showed…

  • May 16th, 2018

 

Trump keeps reversing Obama’s initiatives without anything to replace them

By Carl P. Leubsdorf The Dallas Morning News Barack Obama left the…

  • May 16th, 2018

Scouting is better with girls in it

The decision to change the name of Scouting’s core program to Scouts BSA and welcome girls has produced a lot of angst among people I grew up with in Scouting.

  • May 15th, 2018

We all may be uncomfortable around people who don’t look like us — but it’s not their fault

A stunning message was sent: Being black is a stigma that even a college diploma cannot remove.

  • May 15th, 2018

Eyman to spend $500K of his own money for a $30 car tab fee

He’s using it to hire a professional signature-gathering firm to help get the measure in front of voters.

  • May 12th, 2018

Making room for a mom-friendly invention

What if we gave her the ultimate maternal dream gift: an automated and super-safe child courier service in the form of driverless cars?

  • May 12th, 2018

What exactly is the president’s Iran plan?

Trump’s move is long on self-confidence but weak on strategy.

  • May 11th, 2018

Enough Second Amendment cliches; let’s focus on predicting and averting gun violence

Recent events have offered up more substantive — and more disturbing — evidence of just how far behind we are in even addressing, much less curbing, gun violence.

  • May 11th, 2018

Kicking George Washington out of church

By Jay Ambrose Tribune News Service My wife and I were docents…

  • May 11th, 2018

Remember Karl Marx for the many things he got wrong

The ideas he injected into the global conversation and the ideologies that bear his name far outlasted the German economist and philosopher.

  • May 9th, 2018

Deported and adrift in Mexico

Back in the country of their birth, deportees face discrimination and exclusion anew.

  • May 9th, 2018

Trump’s nominee to lead the CIA divides the resistance

By Eli Lake Bloomberg News One of the surreal features of the…

  • May 7th, 2018

The dealmaker is ready to renege on an American commitment

By John M. Crisp Tribune News Service President Donald Trump has been…

  • May 7th, 2018

Wall of Distinction nominees sought

Do you know of a Hoquiam School District staff member who made…

  • May 7th, 2018

World leaders have figured it out: You can play America by playing to the president’s fragile ego

By David Rothkopf Los Angeles Times Never mind nuclear fears about North…

  • May 4th, 2018

Want to understand gun owners? Watch their videos

By Connie Hassett-Walker Chicago Tribune It was an ordinary day in 2011…

  • May 4th, 2018

What Trump calls ‘fake news’ is mostly ‘bad news’ for him

By Carl P. Leubsdorf The Dallas Morning News To President Donald Trump,…

  • May 2nd, 2018

Why fire one congressional chaplain when we can fire them all?

By Eric Zorn Chicago Tribune Washington is asking why U.S. House Speaker…

  • May 2nd, 2018