From the Editors

Syndicated Columns

August 20, 2014
When America re-elected President Barack Obama in 2012, we had not quite reached the point where more than half the country was taking benefits from the federal government.
August 21, 2014
The high levels of crime in the black community contribute to heavier policing, which in turn reinforces perceptions of racial targeting; those perceptions then create resentment against police than ends too often in violent encounters and failure to report crime. And so the cycle starts anew.
August 20, 2014
Our media aren't in the news business. They're in the narrative business, and one of their favorite narratives is that America is deeply racist (something that electing a black president twice in no way disproves).
August 20, 2014
Our media aren't in the news business. They're in the narrative business, and one of their favorite narratives is that America is deeply racist (something that electing a black president twice in no way disproves).
August 21, 2014
I don't begrudge President Obama some time off, but the murder of James Foley is a significant change in the nature of the War on Terror. He needs to consider whether playing golf on Martha's Vineyard projects a better image than being in the White House right now.
August 20, 2014
Over the past two weeks, the impoverished St. Louis County suburb has become a magnet for self-absorbed publicity seekers of all colors and agendas.
August 19, 2014
What we are witnessing in Ferguson today, and nationally, is not only a collision of reported facts, but also a clash of visions about America.
August 19, 2014
Faced with the increasing costs of higher education, parents and taxpayers might like to know what they're getting for their money. Some of it is outrageous.
August 19, 2014
How would any of us like to be criminally prosecuted for partisan political purposes just for performing our job duties? This is not the America in which we grew up. This is not the America we can afford to accept.
August 18, 2014
Most police departments do not need armored, anti-IED personnel carriers for the routine checking of parking meters, unless the parking meters are in Fallujah.