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Editorial and Opinion Articles

Accountability Makes Good Government ... As various House committees gear up for a season of investigations and hearings on President Trump and his administration, a lot of people are worried that progress on the nation's challenges will grind to a halt. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
College Admissions Scandal - Fast Track to Jail?. ... Is it possible to have a "new" news story? We now have a college admission's scandal. (See Page 7, March 21, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Disasters Don’t Discriminate, But Disaster Recovery Does ... Recently, I was driving home up highway 169 in Lee County, Alabama. Ten minutes after we passed a roadside business, it was destroyed by 170 mileper- hour winds. (See Page 7, March 21, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Supporting Our Military Families With Safe Housing ... There has been recent attention on the national scope of dangerous conditions in military base housing, including children poisoned by lead and lapses in oversight that have put military families at risk. (See Page 7, March 21, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Opportunties Make America Great ... People around the world dream of coming to America and having a better life. Since our founding as a nation, millions have come here and found a better life than they left behind. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Criticizing Israel Isn’t Anti-Semitic. Here’s What is. ... Weeks ago, when the first accusations of anti-semitism were being leveled against Representative Ilhan Omar, I was deeply agitated. (See Page 7, March 14, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
The Drift to Totalitarianism ... Sometimes you need fiction to fully grasp what is happening in the real world. This occurred to me the other day when I read a politician's glaringly anti-Semitic remarks. (See Page 7, March 14, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Never Stop Pushing Elected Officials ... Sometimes we forget that the progressive movement’s political goal is not just to elect good officials, but to enact good public policy. (See Page 7, March 14, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Still Lost at Sea ... In the Pentagon, fascinated as it is with "joint" warfare, few people seem to understand questions of naval policy or naval theory, but we are a maritime nation. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Conversation imageIn Politics, You Need Priorities ... I still remember a piece of advice I got not long after entering Congress. It came from a prominent journalist as we were talking about the bewildering array of issues Congress faced. (See Page 7, March 7, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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Erasing the Bright Line Between Abortion and Infanticide ... In less than 24 hours our two Senators, on February 25th, by refusing to permit debate on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, adopted infanticide as their default position in responding to a "botched” abortion which resulted in a live birth. (See Page 7, March 7, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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Medicare Proposal Puts Chronic Disease Patients in Jeopardy ... Roughly 40 million Medicare beneficiaries suffer from at least two chronic diseases. A new proposal from the Trump administration could result in worse outcomes for their conditions. (See Page 7, March 7, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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We Need a New Standard For When Politicians Should Step Down ... In the 400th year since chattel slavery began in the colony of Virginia in 1619, the Commonwealth has been under severe duress, with its heads of state embroiled in controversies descended from the colony’s founding sin. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
What’s Really Important In America? ... Every day we face life. What is really important? Social Security? We pay into Social Security all of our working lives. (See Page 7, February 28, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
What War Films Never Show You ... Newspapers on the other side of the world are calling it "the biggest U.S. cinema event of all time.” (See Page 7, February 28, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Congressional Appropriators Invest in Rural Business ... Across rural America, small businesses are the heart of main street. From local coffee shops to the hardware store, these businesses employ local residents. (See Page 7, February 28, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Halt the Assault on Senior’s Health Care ... At his campaign rallies, President Trump promised to protect Medicare. But now, his administration is quietly embracing drastic changes that could choke off seniors' access to lifesaving treatments. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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