Leonard Pitts Jr.: We’ve all seen this movie before

Leonard Pitts Jr.: We’ve all seen this movie before

Haven’t we seen this movie before?Certainly, there is a sense of deja vu all over again as one watches the right wing hyperventilate over a cert...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Trump’s wall and illegal ‘prowlers’

Trump’s wall and illegal ‘prowlers’

A few years ago, I visited South Africa, where the average house was surrounded by a concrete wall. South Africa has many villages and rural communiti...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Alexa vexes and perplexes

Alexa vexes and perplexes

Is technology innovation doing us more harm than good? My family offers proof that it is.My parents recently got Amazon’s supposedly “inte...

January 11th, 2019 |  



Drop the wall and get the country going again

To the Editor:Enough!Do immigration reform, drop the wall, and get the country operational.The whole country is now in chaos over a badly thought out ...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Mark Figley: Progress … Bernie Sanders style

Mark Figley: Progress … Bernie Sanders style

Government forecasters recently predicted that if nothing is done to prop up Medicare as it presently exists, the program will run out of money in 202...

January 10th, 2019 |  


Trump’s speech should not have aired

Trump’s speech should not have aired

Way back in 2014 — a century ago, it feels like — President Barack Obama requested time on major networks for an Oval Office address on im...

January 10th, 2019 |  


Pitts column: Impeachment comes with consequences

Pitts column: Impeachment comes with consequences

Should Donald Trump be impeached?That he will be seems likely as Democrats take control of the House of Representatives, the chamber where impeachment...

January 9th, 2019 |  


More is not always better

More is not always better

“If I only had more,” said the people. How many of us have made (or thought) this very same comment? How many of us have envied or resente...

January 8th, 2019 |  


Lowering the boom on ‘raising the bar’

Lowering the boom on ‘raising the bar’

It is no longer debatable that, generally speaking, there is a huge gap in achievement in school and in life between students who come from poverty an...

January 8th, 2019 |  


No simple task about the home

First rule of home ownership: There is no such thing as a simple project.All I really wanted was for my kitchen sink to act like a sink and not like a...

January 6th, 2019 |