Opinion

EDITORIALS


Lame justice: A couple’s child abuse deserved real punishment

In March 2012, two Ethiopian children came to this country to begin a new life, but what they got was sickening abuse and deprivation.


U.S. in Yemen: It’s hard to fathom a compelling national interest

It is difficult to identify which U.S. interests in Yemen require America to be involved there or Americans to care.



Rare company: Regional Catholic high schools make the grade

Eight Catholic high schools in the Pittsburgh region have made an elite national list of high performers.



 The Pennsylvania state capitol in Harrisburg.

Season of stalemate: Time is running out for action in Harrisburg

At the top of the to-do-but-not-done list is pension reform.



Testing fails the test: Pittsburgh schools focus on more instruction

Clearly, testing had gotten out of hand in the district, which is to be congratulated for listening to critics and responding.



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Brian O'Neill



Brian O'Neill: Motorists, bicyclists creep toward truce on city’s busy streets

It’s getting a bit like an old Western, only instead of the farmers against the cattle ranchers, it’s the cyclists against the motorists.


 

Tony Norman



Tony Norman: NFL-level violence gets its start at home

When it comes to corporal punishment, the culture of violence starts at home.


 

Sally Kalson



Health care sabotage 101

The GOP, not a botched website, is the real obstacle.


 

Dan Simpson



Dan Simpson / Don’t sweat the small stuff

The president should focus on China, India, Russia, Germany — not Iraq, Syria, Ukraine, the world equivalent of double-A baseball.


 

Ruth Ann Dailey



Ruth Ann Dailey: In ignorance we trust

Reaction to an effort to put “In God We Trust” in the county council’s meeting room revealed a lack of historical and religious knowledge.


 

Diana Nelson Jones



Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Paramount building’s sequel is a new start Uptown

The sturdy building, where theater owners saw previews of films, was vacant for years. Saved and restored, it’s filled with new businesses.


 

Gary Rotstein



Gary Rotstein’s The Morning File: Roger Goodell, lend me your ear

Roger,  I’m writing out of concern for the image and future of a league without which it would be hard to imagine life in Pittsburgh.


 

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