Opinion

Doyle McManus: Democrats don’t need to panic

As Hillary Clinton’s poll numbers have sagged, Democrats have started freaking out: What if the Clinton of 2016 is just as error-prone as the Clinton of 2008?

  • Sep 20th, 2016

Trudy Rubin: Trump’s praise for Putin shows just how dangerous he would be as president

Take a close look at what the Donald finds so appealing about the ruthless Putin, and you see what we could expect from a President Trump.

  • Sep 17th, 2016

Jay Ambrose: Some journalistic fumbles

You can’t call Sean Hannity lazy, can you? I mean he is boiling over with energy as he gives Donald Trump verbal hugs, reinterprets his fumbles to make them brilliant insights and somehow espies depths where the water is too shallow to dampen the soles of your shoes.

  • Sep 15th, 2016

Sharon Grigsby: Clinton’s big stumble and the growing unease over her candidacy

In this campaign, the ongoing attempts by Clinton loyalists to blame everyone but themselves and their candidate is a dangerous delusion that may culminate in Donald Trump winning the White House.

  • Sep 15th, 2016

Commentary: 15 years later, American spirit remains strong

Fifteen years later, our American spirit and resilience remains the best way to show terrorists that they will not succeed — that no matter what, we get back up and carry on without turning against one another.

  • Sep 10th, 2016

Commentary: Restoring our safety

At the end of 2015, according to a Gallup poll, Americans named terrorism the No. 1 problem facing the United States, and confidence in the government to protect us dropped to an all-time low.

  • Sep 10th, 2016

Carl P. Leubsdorf: Looming debates may be deciding factor for many

Since their conventions, the two candidates have done more to underscore their weaknesses than to stress their strengths.

  • Sep 8th, 2016

Doyle McManus: Undecided voters torn between ‘drunk uncle,’ chilly stepmother

After all the noise and drama of the last few months, what are these people waiting for?

  • Sep 8th, 2016

Dahleen Glanton: We still have several weeks until Election Day

n the next 60-plus days, you can bet that each of the presidential candidates will be putting on their best performance in hopes of getting a rave review on Election Day.

  • Sep 7th, 2016

The merits of keeping email formal

Those of you who equate emailing with texting could face dire consequences in how you are perceived.

  • Sep 7th, 2016

“Is The Colin Kaepernick Protest Unpatriotic?”

I think everyone has heard about the “protest” by Colin Kaepernick where he has remained seated during the National Anthem in the first three preseason games. And many people are angry.

  • Sep 6th, 2016

Rex Huppke: So much for a Trump pivot

Before a raucous crowd in Arizona, Trump returned to his natural center: angry, snarling, aggrieved and terrifying.

  • Sep 3rd, 2016

We need to rethink our stewardship ethics in this country

As hundreds of athletes from around the world converged on Rio this past month, some possibly risking their health due to toxic, trash-infested waters in Guanabara Bay, water quality issues were in play right here at home as well..

  • Sep 3rd, 2016

Carl P. Leubsdorf:Trump and Clinton act as though they are hiding something

Investigators keep finding more Clinton-related emails, underscoring the former secretary of state’s lack of transparency, and Trump continues his refusal to follow tradition and release his tax returns.

  • Sep 1st, 2016

Doyle McManus: Big issues lost amid all the noise

The past month of the presidential campaign has been noisy, relentless and bizarre.

  • Sep 1st, 2016

Brandy Young: Why I stopped assigning homework

Nearly everything about the way we teach children has evolved over the past few decades.

  • Aug 30th, 2016

One thing is certain in the Clinton Foundation scandal: Hillary didn’t avoid the ‘appearance’ of conflict

Even before Hillary Clinton became secretary of state in 2009, it was clear that her family’s charitable enterprise, which depended heavily on donations from foreign governments and corporations, was a potential problem.

  • Aug 30th, 2016

Commentary: Return of the ‘fried egg’ PSA

There’s no known drug that affects every part of the brain at once, frying or scrambling its proteins.

  • Aug 25th, 2016

Doyle McManus: Ask the candidates how they will get it done

Republicans and Democrats don’t agree on much, but most agree on this: The federal government isn’t working the way it should.

  • Aug 25th, 2016

If Trump won’t pay his bills, will he pay America’s?

“Conservative” now seems to mean paying one’s bills and staying out of debt.

  • Aug 24th, 2016