- Sunday, January 26, 2014
Another View: MLB succeeded in getting A-Rod suspended
MLB succeeded in getting Alex Rodriguez suspended, but it may have done lasting damage to its drug program in the process.Continued ...
- Saturday, January 25, 2014
Another View: Give felons a chance to work
Those convicted of felonies often face difficulties finding work after being released from prison.Continued ...
- Friday, January 24, 2014
Another View: Shedding light on dangers of tanning
The most recent student survey points to a high number of teen girls who do tanning, which is tied to increasing numbers of melanoma cases.Continued ...
- Thursday, January 23, 2014
Another View: Working poor need some attention, too
Any discussion about raising the minimum wage is certain to touch on the standard arguments.Continued ...
- Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Another View: Don’t mess around with Influenza
Influenza — the real deal, not the viruses that people mistakenly call the flu — is nothing to trifle with. It’s beyond miserable, potentially deadly and, in most cases, preventable.Continued ...
Another View: Action against Iran ill timed, harmful
We think a war with Iran is something worth avoiding.Continued ...
- Saturday, January 18, 2014
Another View: Recycling convenience comes with a price
The bottle fee is again re-emerging at the Legislature and we need to weigh in on how far we will go for convenience.Continued ...
Another View: Make it easier for Mich. to vote absentee
Voter turnout in Michigan’s last presidential election was 63 percent, better than the national average of about 57 percent, but far below turnout in Georgia, at 72 percent, or Maryland, 74 percent.Continued ...
- Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Another View: Kudos to McCaskill
Kudos to U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., for her unwavering criticism of a three-star general’s callous handling of two sexual assault cases.Continued ...
- Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Another View: Flu season means taking precautions, care
Although the holiday season is over, flu season is just getting started.Continued ...
- Saturday, January 11, 2014
Another View: Area receives reminder of how cold things can get
Cold enough for you? We’re pretty sure the answer is yes.Continued ...
Another View: NAFTA brought more good
20 years after the North American Free Trade Agreement, the positives outweigh the negativesContinued ...
- Thursday, January 9, 2014
Threat from U.S. income gap taints dream
American business and workers have to rethink the priorities and opportunities in a new economy As if the frigid weather wasn't enough to chill our hopes for the new year, we were greeted with the cheery news that the richest people in the world gotContinued ...
- Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Another View: New cancer screening raises issues
A new recommended lung cancer screening for smokers raises health care cost and efficacy issuesContinued ...
Another View: Benefits need to be reinstated at once
It was disappointing to see Congress adjourn for the holidays without ... (reaching) an agreement to extend unemployment benefits for more than a million U.S. citizens, including 1,400 in the Upper Peninsula ...Continued ...
- Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Another View: Data theft raises Web security questions
If an Internet security breach compromises credit and debit card accounts of 40 million Target customers, is anyone safe? Apparently not.Continued ...
- Saturday, January 4, 2014
Another View: Shooting interventions deserve more attention
Whenever there’s a mass shooting somewhere in the United States, it’s big news.Continued ...
Another View: Require prosecutors to prove evil intent
Historically, evil intent has been an element of most crimes.Continued ...
- Friday, January 3, 2014
Another View: Court ruling provides equality in zoning
A state Supreme Court ruling related to shale gas operations sends a larger message:Continued ...
- Thursday, January 2, 2014
Security is just a sign of the times
The sign language used by interpreter Thamsanqa Jantjie at Nelson Mandela's memorial service was an unintelligible mess. His hands swooped and flapped as he made up signs. He said he was experiencing a sudden attack of schizophrenia. But his messageContinued ...
Schools need tools to carry out mandates
Our state legislators are not educators. The problem is, many of them think they are. In fact, many of them think they know everything there is to know about everything. The truth is, they need to rely more on the experts in the various fields. SinceContinued ...
- Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Another View: Like it or not, today Obamacare is law
A suggested New Year’s resolution for Republicans: If you don’t like this law, come up with a better idea.Continued ...
Another View: Special treatment for serial drunken driver?
One of Massachusetts’ worst serial drunken drivers is on the street today, after twice violating the terms of his probation. We can only hope he’s not driving, but who knows?Continued ...
- Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Another View: Nothing nice to say? Then stay quiet
If you don’t have anything nice to say, stay quiet. The relationship between political correctness and the First Amendment right to free speech is under constant scrutiny.Continued ...
- Saturday, December 28, 2013
Another View: GM finally drives through glass ceiling
Alfred P. Sloan, General Motors' first CEO, once said: "There has to be this pioneer, the individual who has the courage, the ambition to overcome the obstacles that always develop when one tries to do something worthwhile, especially when it is new and different."Continued ...