Endorsements: Don’t touch the tax rate

Two-thirds of a million dollars in in-kind contributions so far, is being used to advocate cutting the state’s individual and corporate tax rates from 4.63% to 4.55%. With the damage done to payers...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Who shall lead?

Leadership seems always to be on our minds. We think we know what it is by pointing to heroes such as George Washington, whose greatest act, because his most selfless, was to step down from the...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

‘Palm Springs’

Is it really true that we can’t have any fun anymore, that escapism is not a healthy periodic indulgence but rather the neglect of all the things we cannot solve but about which we are supposed to...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: It’s a man-eater!

In 1987, 11-year-old Juan Perez and two other boys scaled a fence at night and sneaked into the polar bear cage at the Prospect Park Zoo in Brooklyn, New York. Two bears mauled and killed Juan ....

DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Winning the vote

Miguel Trujillo was a child of Isleta Pueblo, in New Mexico, just south of Albuquerque, which was inhabited by his ancestors since before Spanish soldiers thought they discovered the country at the...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Picture this

Start with the picture. It was taken in the first week of March 1992, a photo of a press conference. At the center is 46-year-old Bill Clinton at a pair of microphones. He is flanked by three...

DATE: July 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Rename it

John Evans was born on the Ohio frontier. By 1838, he had an Ohio college medical degree. In 1845, he became the first superintendent of an Indiana insane asylum he pioneered with the belief that...

DATE: July 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials


When “The West Wing” entered its fourth season, in late 2002, Aaron Sorkin, its creator, writer and producer, was forced to abandon the show following increasing personal problems, including an...

DATE: July 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Call which doctor?

You hear it all the time these days, in articles, news reports and public service announcements: If you have COVID-like symptoms and you want to get a test, call your doctor – or your family...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

These truths

Serena Williams, the most successful tennis player in the Open Era, maintains even she does not know where her serve is going until she lands it. Something similar transpired in 1776, when the...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

We hear you

June 25, 1876, is the day George Armstrong Custer entered history, first as a secular martyr and then, over the succeeding decades, in degrees of infamy congruent with perceptions of him as a...

DATE: June 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Rule of five

On Friday, May 29, as cities burned, and with all the drama fit for a time just before midnight in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Supreme Court took the unusual step of batting down an emergency...

DATE: June 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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