Dallas Morning News: Hawaii’s embarrassing, inexcusable missile gaffe is a good reason to review emergency warning networks

Dallas Morning News: Hawaii’s embarrassing, inexcusable missile gaffe is a good reason to review emergency warning networks

“Imagine learning that you have only minutes to live.”That was the challenge posed this week by an irate Hawaii resident for whom the noti...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Editorial: Gutsy Democrats and Republicans cooperate (!) on terror bill

Editorial: Gutsy Democrats and Republicans cooperate (!) on terror bill

If these were the old days of newspapering, we’d love to shout: “Stop the Presses!” That’s a phrase normally reserved for late...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Chicago Tribune: The Pentagon’s smart plan for preventing an Islamic State comeback

Chicago Tribune: The Pentagon’s smart plan for preventing an Islamic State comeback

Raqqa in northern Syria is a broken city in the midst of a long, arduous rebuild. But it’s no longer the nerve center for the Islamic State̵...

January 17th, 2018 |  



St. Louis Post-Dispatch: NAFTA renegotiation isn’t the godsend Trump has promised U.S. farmers

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: NAFTA renegotiation isn’t the godsend Trump has promised U.S. farmers

President Donald Trump has a misplaced view of his standing with American farmers. During a speech last week to a farmers convention in Tennessee, Tru...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Miami Herald: #MeToo must stand for the rest of us — even though we’re not rich and famous

Miami Herald: #MeToo must stand for the rest of us — even though we’re not rich and famous

The #MeToo movement sweeping America is not exclusively the purview of famous Hollywood actresses.It’s taking hold with African American and His...

January 15th, 2018 |  


San Diego Union-Tribune: Donald Trump’s supporters, what would Martin Luther King Jr. do?

San Diego Union-Tribune: Donald Trump’s supporters, what would Martin Luther King Jr. do?

President Donald Trump’s reported statement about the need to block immigrants from “s-hole nations” such as Haiti, El Salvador and ...

January 14th, 2018 |  


Editorial: Newsprint tariff hurts public’s ability to know

Editorial: Newsprint tariff hurts public’s ability to know

The viability of local newspapers, including The Lima News, is being challenged by an unnecessary tariff on the import of uncoated groundwood paper fr...

January 13th, 2018 |  


The Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Dreamers shouldn’t be bait for getting a border wall

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Dreamers shouldn’t be bait for getting a border wall

Striking a deal in Washington often requires horse trading. We understand that. But when one of the bargaining chips is the lives of some 800,000 immi...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Cleveland Plain Dealer: Restore long-term funding for children’s health programs

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Restore long-term funding for children’s health programs

Last month’s congressional funding Band-Aid to keep the federal government in business included $2.85 billion in stopgap money for the Children&...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Chicago Tribune: Congress, let the states set marijuana policy

Chicago Tribune: Congress, let the states set marijuana policy

The momentum behind America’s marijuana movement has been unstoppable. Illinois and 28 other states have legalized medical marijuana. Eight stat...

January 9th, 2018 |