Put fear aside, accept Syrian refugees | Our Corner

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Nov 26, 2015 at 8:06PM

With everything that has happened in the past few weeks, it’s no wonder that our country is still trying to regain its balance while also dealing with our own issues surrounding race, school shootings and gun control.


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Members of Congress need to spend more time on Capitol Hill | Lee H. Hamilton

  • Nov 29, 2015 at 4:57PM

When Paul Ryan became House Speaker a few weeks ago, he made it clear that he has no intention of spending too much time in Washington.

We give thanks | Editorial Cartoon

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 1:00PM

We give thanks for that which we are about to receive.

A historical perspective of Islamic State | Rich Elfers

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 11:00AM

I cringed as I watched the bloodbath claimed by ISIS in Paris in the news recently and wondered, “Why Paris?” The world was shocked by the wanton murder of at least 129 people while they ate their dinners, drove down the street and entered a soccer stadium.

The fourth estate and its responsibilities | Rich Elfers

  • Nov 19, 2015 at 12:00PM

Have you ever been asked “Gotcha!” questions in a public forum? This is what happened to Republican presidential candidates in the third debate recently. A few of the candidates called the moderators out on this behavior. It’s no wonder Republicans have listed “the liberal media bias” as one of their key talking points.

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U.S. House majority leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy said the House will not support a climate change accord if it commits taxpayer money. Agree?

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