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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Don‘t allow climate leeches

By – – Thursday, December 6, 2018 ANALYSIS/OPINION: “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declares climate change ‘the civil rights movement of our generation’” (Web, Dec. 3) underscores the planet’s urgent need to halt, or at least slow, the dire effects of climate change. The point was similarly laid bare by both the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the U.S. National Climate Assessment. […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: No tears for Weekly Standard

By – – Thursday, December 6, 2018 ANALYSIS/OPINION: I applaud the demise of the “conservative” political magazine The Weekly Standard (“Weekly Standard on the brink: ‘I don’t expect it to exist’ in 2019, report says,” Web, Dec. 4). The folks who manage the magazine have for years stood in the way of creating better lives and circumstances for all Americans […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Nimitz‘s Pearl Harbor victory

By – – Sunday, December 9, 2018 ANALYSIS/OPINION: For the Pearl Harbor attack, the 77th anniversary of which we marked last week, the Japanese forged a strategic weapon of six heavy carriers for a coordinated attack by 360 planes on Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941. Never before had any country executed and/or planned a raid by more than two carriers on […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Grains keeping us fat, sick

By – – Sunday, December 9, 2018 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Low-fat milk vs. refined or “whole” grains (“School lunch rules OK refined grains, low-fat chocolate milk,” Web, Dec. 6)? Here we have a distinction without a difference, and that is the point. You just keep the public confused and you can keep the big bucks rolling in. It is laughable that the […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Left never leaves Oval Office

By – – Monday, December 10, 2018 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Two recent commentary pieces, “The perpetual presidency” (Web, Dec. 5) and “A powerful lesson as we remember President Bush” (Web, Dec. 5) combined to convey a very powerful lesson. Cal Thomas quotes James Baker, Bush 41’s closest friend, as noting that “power can be intoxicating,” which might explain comments in ’s commentary. […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Capitalists pay for socialism

By – – Monday, December 10, 2018 ANALYSIS/OPINION: More than a third of young people surveyed by Gallup in a poll conducted earlier this year favored socialism. When did this become the America of today? Whether this is a result of ignorance of history or the influence of liberal indoctrination by some in our universities, these young people would do […]

The Latest: Florida massacre panel considers recommendations

The Latest: Florida massacre panel considers recommendations

By – Associated Press – Wednesday, December 12, 2018 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – The Latest on the commission that is investigating the Florida high school massacre (all times local): 10:50 a.m. A Florida judge has refused to dismiss a negligence lawsuit filed by the parent of a slain Parkland school student against a former deputy who failed to confront the […]

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