- Saturday, September 14, 2013
Another View: Market good for Grand Rapids
If the Downtown Market’s official grand opening Sept. 2, is a leading indicator of things to come, the future looks very bright indeed for the brand new $30 million facility that attracted an amazing number of Labor Day visitors.Continued ...
Another View: Don't flip for proposed wage
The U.S. unemployment rate has remained at a stubborn 7.4 percent, Michigan at 8.8 percent, Detroit at 16.3 percent and youth unemployment at 16 percent.Continued ...
- Thursday, September 12, 2013
Another View: Would later class times help students?
A student who falls asleep in class may have problems with his or her grades. That’s hardly an earth-shattering concept.Continued ...
- Saturday, September 7, 2013
Another View: Financial tale of two counties
When it comes to fiscal matters, it’s clear that Livingston County Republicans and Democrats live in different worlds.Continued ...
Another View: Solar-powered buoys make sense
Sure, the buoys do a fine job of marking the safe paths through what can be a treacherous stretch of the Grand River from where it empties into Lake Michigan all the way upstream past Riverside Park and beyond.Continued ...
- Friday, September 6, 2013
Another View: Salvation Army faces own tough times
It’s disappointing to see a nonprofit committed to helping the less fortunate fall on its own hard times.Continued ...
- Thursday, September 5, 2013
Another View: No basis for local 'Little Detroit'
Naysayers who think Port Huron is on the road to ruin might be profoundly mistaken, but they have a right to their opinion.Continued ...
- Monday, September 2, 2013
Another View: Labor Day — in fact and in theory
Something of the man-power of labor will be visualized in Minneapolis today, and something of its present lot and its aspirations will be given voice.Continued ...
- Saturday, August 31, 2013
Another View: Fifty years since the historic March
It's been 50 years since the historic March on Washington. The march - remembered to this day in large part because of a moving and powerful speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - was a poignant and peaceful call for racial equality and programs to eContinued ...
- Saturday, August 24, 2013
Helping families handle back-to-school costs
Store aisles are already crowded with parents and children shopping for back-to-school needs. We trust that teachers have been judicious about their requests in empathy with family finances. When the kids are barely past the halfway mark of their sumContinued ...
- Friday, August 23, 2013
Another View: Humorless left can't abide mocking clown
Clowns are supposed to be funny, irreverent and mocking of authority.Continued ...
- Thursday, August 22, 2013
Another View: Spying fixes come as small comfort
President Barack Obama has tried to assure the American people that the government respects their privacy. But the steps to rein in domestic spying he outlined Friday don’t put the public’s fears to rest.Continued ...
- Saturday, August 17, 2013
Another View: Tax code shouldn't make companies go overseas
Perrigo Co. found the equivalent of a pot of gold when it went to Ireland and acquired pharmaceutical maker Elan Corp. for $8.6 billion.Continued ...
Another View: GOP threats are ‘temper tantrums’
Republican members of the U.S. Congress have a job we all should hope for.Continued ...
- Thursday, August 15, 2013
Another View: Obamacare pinches hospitals
Hospitals across the country could find themselves in a financial squeeze next year thanks to federal health care reform.Continued ...
- Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Another View: There's cheating, and then there's cheating
Cheating, for want of a better word, has been ingrained in baseball long before the current unpleasantness involving the Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez and the 12 other players who were suspended Monday by Major League Baseball.Continued ...
- Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Another View: Vacationing Congress leaves much undone
Since nothing much of substance was happening in dysfunctional Washington, D.C., anyway, many Americans may not even be aware Congress is on vacation this month.Continued ...
Another View: U.S. House delays taking up farm bill
Political posturing about who or what is delaying action on a much-needed farm bill came into sharper focus when the Republican speaker of the U.S. House refused to appoint members to a conference committee.Continued ...
- Saturday, August 10, 2013
Another View: Defending Detroit pensioners the right call
It’s not often that the Free Press Editorial Board sees eye to eye with Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette.Continued ...
Another View: Suspected war criminals must be pursued
The U.S, which cannot prosecute them because the crimes were not committed on U.S. soil, often cannot find a country willing to take them.Continued ...
- Thursday, August 8, 2013
Another View: We need to know about Benghazi
It seems there may be a lot more to the story about what happened in Benghazi than President Obama or anyone in his administration cares to admit.Continued ...
- Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Another View: Stoplight camera bill out of focus
This is a fairness issue. It’s as simple as that.Continued ...
- Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Another View: MDOT should revise safety campaign
No one should fault the Michigan Department of Transportation’s intention. The state agency is rightly concerned about traffic fatalities, and it’s doing something about them.Continued ...
- Saturday, August 3, 2013
Another View: Must seek justice in Martin case elsewhere
"Justice for Trayvon Martin” has been the rallying cry for advocates of the slain 17-year-old, who was fatally shot by George Zimmerman in 2012.Continued ...
Another View: Don't put tax on emergency personnel
Emergency medical technicians are there when we need them, but a new proposal in Lansing might make it more expensive for them to do their job.Continued ...