The following editorial appeared in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Friday, Dec. 6:
The following editorial appeared in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Wednesday, Dec. 4:
The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Wednesday, Dec. 4:
The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Wednesday, Dec. 4:
The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Tuesday, Dec. 3:
A couple of weeks ago, accosted on the street by paparazzi, MSNBC talk-show host Alec Baldwin spontaneously uncorked a homophobic slur. The result: The network kicked him off the air, for good.
"Corporations are people, my friend," presidential candidate Mitt Romney famously declared during an Iowa State Fair visit in 2011 after a heckler challenged him to support raising corporate taxes. "Everything corporations earn ultimately goes to people."
The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Monday, Dec. 2:
Years ago, I wrote a column that asked whether the term "Christian conservative" was an oxymoron. At that time, I'd seen little evidence of the compassionate conservatism that George W. Bush had called for, and it seems we've gone downhill since.
The family that runs the 578-store, Oklahoma City-based chain of Hobby Lobby stores has made a powerful argument against the Affordable Care Act's requirement that its employee health insurance include all forms of FDA-approved contraceptive care.
Technology and revolutionary changes in energy, banking and manufacturing will force a sunset on Western dominance.
Following the Geneva agreement between the six world powers and Iran, the Israelis were caught in the dilemma of whom they should believe: their prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, who had said that this was a bad deal, a historical blunder and that the Iranians got everything they wanted and gave nothing back; or President Obama, who had praised the agreement because, in his words, "for the first time in nearly a decade, we have halted the progress of the Iranian nuclear program, and key parts of the program will be rolled back."
The following editorial appeared in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Friday, Nov. 29:
The N-word again. Of course.
America will soon nod respectfully to the first anniversary of the 26 murders that "shocked the nation" last year, sparking fervent cries for action.
Last week I made one of my sons return a delightful but ridiculously expensive birthday present he got me. Not because the gift and the thought behind it weren't welcome, but because he just joined the working world, New York is an expensive city to live in, and he's got school loans. Our family will be better off once that debt is repaid.
The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Tuesday, Nov. 26:
The following editorial appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Tuesday, Nov. 26:
The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Tuesday, Nov. 26:
According to one of South Korea's largest newspapers, JoongAng Ilbo, the Pyongyang regime executed 80 North Korean citizens in one day, for crimes including watching smuggled videos or owning a Bible.
A stigma of shame stalks government health care for the poor and could affect the education children receive in school.
As the nation mourned the death of President John F. Kennedy on Friday, Nov. 22, 1963, and throughout that painful weekend, no one could have imagined that on Monday, the 25th, there would be three funerals of three murder victims inextricably and eternally tied to the tragic event in Dallas.
The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Sunday, Nov. 24:
The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Sunday, Nov. 24:
With George Zimmerman out on bail last week after his latest run-in with police, it seems an opportune time to discuss the second killing of Trayvon Martin.