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Apr 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Don't criticize immigration officials

Some government officials are being condemned by millions of Americans for a strange reason: They are enforcing the law.

The News-sentinel (fort Wayne, Ind.) (tns)
Apr 25, 2017 4:00 AM

When student protestors defeat their cause

At Middlebury College, student demonstrators recently shut down a speech by Charles Murray, the conservative author, in the process injuring a Middlebury professor who was accompanying him.

By Cass R. Sustein Bloomberg View
Apr 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Is Trump bluffing or dealing on health care

Just when Americans thought the Obamacare repeal effort was dead and buried, President Donald Trump has exhumed it. The president says he wants a deal on health care before moving on to tax reform and other priorities. The White House is pushing for another vote on a new bill in the coming days.

Chicago Tribune (tns)
Apr 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Is democracy in a death spiral?

"You all start with the premise that democracy is some good. I don't think it's worth a damn. Churchill is right. The only thing to be said for democracy is that there is nothing else that's any better.

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Apr 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Gamble on the Thames: The Brexit saga takes a twist with a snap election

British Prime Minister Theresa May proposed an early election Tuesday, approved by Parliament on Wednesday, for June 8, a mere seven weeks from now.

Apr 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Let's focus on nukes, not tax returns

I don't really care what's in President Donald Trump's tax returns. Sure, I think Trump shows real contempt for citizens and good government by refusing to do what all recent presidents have done without a fuss.

By Dick Meyer Scripps Washington Bureau (tns)
Apr 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Don't abandon net neutrality 2

Under its last chairman, Democrat Tom Wheeler, the Federal Communications Commission dramatically ramped up its regulation of telecommunications companies, especially those that provide broadband internet access to the home.

Los Angeles Times (tns)
Apr 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Presidency seems to be normalizing Trump 1

Remember all those warnings not to normalize Donald Trump's presidency? Well, it looks as though when it comes to Iran, the presidency has started to normalize Trump.

By Eli Lake Bloomberg View
Mexico facts provide more accurate picture
Apr 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Mexico facts provide more accurate picture

In a Wednesday presentation that could have been called, "Building Bridges, Not Walls," I learned some interesting facts about the border the U.S. shares with Mexico.

David Dix
Apr 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Georgia race gives liberals therapy

In the days after Donald Trump was inaugurated in January, liberals in America were depressed, despondent and asking themselves what to do next. David Nir, the political director of the liberal blog Daily Kos, had an answer, and that answer was Jon Ossoff.

By Patricia Murphy Cq-roll Call (tns)
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Apr 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Richest Americans harming our country

Make America great again? Be careful of the current wrecking crew; watch their actions rather than listen to their words.

Apr 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Tips for making Sound Off comments

My first experience with an anonymous Sound Off comments came at my first newspaper reporting job where I was asked one day to transcribe calls responding to a query about race relations. Let's just say it was not a positive experience.

Apr 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Schools deserve voters' full consideration

There are few issues that can be more contentious in local communities across Ohio than school tax proposals.

Apr 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Sanders moves into leadership vacuum

The 2016 presidential nominating race was barely over, and already Bernie Sanders was looking ahead.

By Carl P. Leubsdorf The Dallas Morning News
Apr 21, 2017 3:41 PM

Thinking about the legislative aftermath of the Facebook killing

COLUMBUS -- Stuff happens all the time to spotlight deficiencies in Ohio Revised Code, and lawmakers, when sufficiently provoked, will step up and offer legislation to address the shortcomings.

By Marc Kovac Gatehouse Statehouse Bureau
Apr 21, 2017 4:00 AM

Government shutdown not likely 1

All the elements of a debacle will be in place next week when congressional authorization expires for financing the U.S. government. Lawmakers, on recess now, will have only four days to iron out a deal.

By Albert R. Hunt Bloomberg View (tns)
Apr 21, 2017 4:00 AM

Addiction harms everyone 1

Portage County has seen an unprecedented number of people dying from drug overdoses. We have gone from five deaths in 2011 to 47 in 2016. Most of these are due to opiates that include heroin, pain killers, and fentanyl.

Karyn Hall
Apr 21, 2017 4:00 AM

Dear Kim Jong Un: Trump is crazy 1

WASHINGTON -- The Hon. Kim Jong Un The Great Successor Sun of the 21st Century Supreme Leader Marshal of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Ryongsong Residence Pyongyang, North Korea Dear Mr.

Dana Milbank
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Apr 21, 2017 4:00 AM

Trump's privacy choices a problem 1

Accountability should be regarded as more than a buzz word. Our democracy is built on checks and balances so that those who are given extraordinary power are held accountable.

The Baltimore Sun (tns)
Apr 20, 2017 4:00 AM

Student loan decision an outrage 1

President Barack Obama's Education Department said defaulting borrowers who quickly got their federally guaranteed student loans back on track couldn't be slammed with a 16 percent collection fee. Last month, President Donald Trump's Education Department said: Never mind.

Pittsburgh Post-gazette (tns)