Editorials

The hard left has nothing but contempt for President Trump and his policies — and his budget is no exception. Not only are progressives lambasting Mr. Trump for breaking with presidential tradition and releasing his budget while out of the country, they are also attacking the details of the...
The motives behind James T. Hodgkinson’s shooting rampage in Virginia remain unclear aside from his Facebook political rants and reported queries about the party affiliation of the victims he targeted at a GOP congressional baseball practice. But as Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe told...
Letting her political passions get the better of her, comedian Kathy Griffin recently found herself grimly facing a camera wielded by her friend Tyler Shields. In the resulting photo, she stood without expression, thrusting forward a mask of Donald Trump dripping with fake blood. It was an image...
We don’t pay workers to dig holes and fill them in for no reason. Government could do this to create jobs, but it would produce nothing of value at a cost to society. Yet, we talk about jobs provided by competing sources of energy without much concern for the return on investment. President...
As politicians, especially those eyeing a new political office, are apt to do, Gov. Rick Scott on Monday made a big Northwest Florida tadoo of re-signing a Triumph Gulf Coast bill he’d officially inked into law on Friday. Surrounded by smiling business people and local and state politicians,...
Donald Trump is a lot of things, but he’s not Adolf Hitler. While perusing social media for news tips on a daily basis, we see a lot of nonsensical things. Many of them are political in nature. Most recently, photos of Adolf Hitler beside President Trump have caught our attention. “Fascism has...
Corporate shareholders are using their voting power to influence greater transparency by companies about the financial consequences of climate change. Big investors could turn out to be the environmental movement’s best friends in pressuring major corporations to address climate concerns. A...
One issue where most Americans — 76 percent of them — find common ground is the high price of prescription drugs. President Donald Trump campaigned on the issue and since his inauguration repeatedly has promised to bring drug prices down. Most Democrats and many Republicans in Congress agree. So...
Sometimes, Donald Trump seems to believe this job of his - being president — is just another game. “I get great intel,” he boasted to his Russian visitors to the White House last week. “I have people brief me on great intel every day.” As if to prove it, Trump then recklessly shared highly...
In the past four years alone, the state Department of Child Services has added 550 case managers and supervisors in trying to keep up with Indiana’s horrifying surge in child abuse and neglect cases. It hasn’t been enough. Even with the additional employees and increased funding, DCS has still...

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