Opinion

Ganzert: Older is better - think of senior dogs this Adopt-A-Dog Month

Along with pumpkin spice and everything nice, October is known as a month of change. With the leaves turning and the weather finally cooling down, people and pets alike are starting to snuggle up...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Krugman: The GOP is no party for honest men

According to a new CBS News poll, almost 60 percent of the American public believes that the current Republican tax plan favors the wealthy. Some people see this number as a sign that the plan is...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Kristof: Trump’s approach escalates North Korea tensions

On just the first day of a war between the United States and North Korea, according to a Stanford University assessment, 1 million people could be killed. Yet after my five-day visit to North Korea...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Rynott: Natural gas as a bridge fuel – Has its time finally come? (Full-length version)

Beginning in 1821 when William Hart dug a 27’ gas well in Fredonia NY, persistence, perspiration and technological innovation has seen the United States become a natural gas powerhouse. Five years...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Lachelt: Transparency regarding environmental venture

As a county commissioner, I am charged with protecting public health, safety, welfare and the environment. Since my first campaign in 2012, I made clear I would do all I could to reduce toxic...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Gross: RAISE Act threatens to diminish our nation

I’m a first-generation Jewish-American whose parents escaped from Austria and the Nazi occupation just before World War Two. My father, an only child, was sent away by his parents to England, at...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Rynott: Natural gas as a bridge fuel - Has its time finally come?

Five years ago, the U.S. overtook Russia as the No. 1 gas producer in the world. With the advent of liquefied natural gas (LNG), the United States is rapidly propelling itself into the global LNG...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Friedman: We may all be connected, but no one’s in charge

There is an abiding dream in the tech world that when all the planet’s people and data are connected, it will be a better place. That may prove true. But getting there is turning into a nightmare...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Samuelson: Build the wall, and keep the ‘dreamers’ in return

WASHINGTON — It’s time to build the wall – and, in doing so, prevent an estimated 690,000 DACA “dreamers” from being deported from the United States. It’s a fair deal that could be scuttled only...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Krugman: State slogan aside, Virginia may well be for haters

Why is America the only wealthy nation that doesn’t guarantee essential health care for all? (We’ve made a lot of progress under Obamacare, but not enough, and the Trump administration is doing its...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Keillor: How much of our identity is due to our labels?

I went through airport security Monday and neglected to take my laptop out of my briefcase and place it in a separate plastic bin and was properly chastised by a TSA lady who put her hands on her...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Brooks: Our culture war prevents progress on gun issues

The pattern is by now numbingly familiar. A lone lunatic murders a mass of innocent people in some public location. There is a heartfelt cry for tighter control on gun ownership. Then state...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed