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Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014

Commentary

It’s time for U.S. to upgrade old thinking on old nukes

The publicized mishaps — they shouldn’t be called scandals — in recent years by Air Force and Navy personnel in charge of nuclear weapons give the White House and Congress a chance to rethink the U.S. deterrence mission before re...
Published: 11/21/14

T. A. “Terry” LaVoy: A touching story that needs to be told

Veterans Day 2014 — a beautiful day to celebrate both those who have provided us with the freedom that we enjoy and to also recognize our 59th wedding anniversary.
Published: 11/21/14

Leonard Pitts: They killed Peter Kassig

What, in the name of God?
Published: 11/20/14

Columba Bush: Take action to prevent domestic violence

Domestic violence continues to be one of the most critical issues impacting Florida’s families and children.
Published: 11/20/14

Other Views: Obama vs. us

Suppose you saw a person driving his car on the wrong side of a highway, against the traffic. Would you call him a stupid and/or incompetent driver? You say, “Williams, what kind of question is that? Of course he’s one or the other!...
Published: 11/20/14
Spacecraft’s comet landing brings pride

Spacecraft’s comet landing brings pride

The ability of humans to get along and get things done is not always on display on Earth, which makes it especially inspiring and gratifying to see human accomplishments in the heavens.
Published: 11/18/14

E.A. Shinn: Are there two kinds of people? Yes!

Like many, I have been intrigued by how debates on any subject tend to fall on two sides of the political divide. As I watch these debates, I am reminded of a time back in my youth (I was about 40) when I was having dinner and discussing petroleum is...
Published: 11/18/14

Pat Buchanan: The oil weapon in America’s hands

In July 1941, after Japan occupied French Indochina, the Roosevelt administration froze Japan’s assets in the United States.
Published: 11/18/14

Newt Gingrich: Employee Rights Act should be new Congress’ priority

No matter what party they supported, all Americans had something to celebrate the morning after Election Day: the end of political ads.
Published: 11/18/14

Time to pass sales tax fairness

WASHINGTON — With Congress back for its lame duck session, there’s an issue that has been lingering for more than 20 years that needs to finally be resolved — requiring online merchants to collect sales tax the same as local stor...
Published: 11/17/14