Los Angeles Times: Pressing prisons and jails to violate the 4th Amendment isn’t part of ICE’s job description

Los Angeles Times: Pressing prisons and jails to violate the 4th Amendment isn’t part of ICE’s job description

One of the tools in the federal government’s immigration enforcement kit is the detainer — a written request by Immigration and Customs En...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Chicago Tribune: More baseball netting means more safety

Chicago Tribune: More baseball netting means more safety

It happens in the blink of an eye: A pitch arrives at the plate, the batter swings and a baseball or a bat rockets into the stands. In most cases, the...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Philadelphia Inquirer: ‘Dreamers’ don’t know whom to trust on immigration

Philadelphia Inquirer: ‘Dreamers’ don’t know whom to trust on immigration

Immigrants brought into this country illegally as children by their parents may be wondering whom to trust. The political theater being played out in ...

February 14th, 2018 |  



Newsday: Trump infrastructure budget is too small to rebuild America

Newsday: Trump infrastructure budget is too small to rebuild America

The infrastructure plan President Donald Trump unveiled Monday doesn’t lay a strong enough foundation to build upon. If Trump’s goal were ...

February 13th, 2018 |  


St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Paul right on budget hypocrisy

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Paul right on budget hypocrisy

Sen. Rand Paul was right to put his foot down and call hypocrisy by its name. The Kentucky Republican briefly forced a government shutdown early Frida...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Miami Herald: University right to crack down on out-of-control fraternities

Miami Herald: University right to crack down on out-of-control fraternities

Florida International University President Mark Rosenberg is firmly and effectively cracking down on Greek life at his school. The good news is other ...

February 10th, 2018 |  


Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel: Polish law amounts to Holocaust denial

Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel: Polish law amounts to Holocaust denial

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pronounced himself “disappointed” this week when Poland’s president signed legislation that crimina...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Baltimore Sun: America doesn’t need a military parade down Pennsylvania Avenue

Baltimore Sun: America doesn’t need a military parade down Pennsylvania Avenue

After a trip to France last summer when President Emmanuel Macron invited him to observe the Bastille Day Parade, President Donald Trump started musin...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Chicago Tribune: Wow, did you see the market?

Chicago Tribune: Wow, did you see the market?

Whew, what to make of this rollicking market. Although we have a good idea what happens next.No, no, not the stock market. We learned all we need to k...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Editorial: Mental health a concern inside jails

Editorial: Mental health a concern inside jails

County jails in our state and nation face increasingly daunting tasks in carrying out their challenging multi-pronged mandates to house, feed, punish,...

February 5th, 2018 |