Opinion

EDITORIALS


Compromise, already: Leaders in both parties are hurting Pennsylvania

With the Legislature’s latest attempt to enact a budget now fizzled, Pa.’s leaders should stop playing politics and pass a spending plan.


Vick’s redemption: The QB has paid his debt, so let the Steelers benefit

Like it or not, Michael Vick is a Steeler. Pittsburgh should welcome the quarterback’s talents and accept his assertion that he has changed.



Migratory burden: EU countries must decide how to share the load

The millions of migrants pouring into Europe are smothering the host countries’ absorptive capacities.



Cinema verite: Bag checks aren’t foolproof but will boost security

The largest chain of movie theaters in the U.S. will begin checking moviegoers’ bags in the wake of the theater shooting in Lafayette, La.



Team of heroes: The decision to intervene thwarted a massacre

French President Francois Hollande awarded the Legion of Honor to three Americans and a British businessman on Monday.


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David Shribman



David M. Shribman: Bernie Sanders, a man on fire

Mr. Sanders’ audacity and authenticity challenge Hillary Clinton’s record.


 

Tony Norman



Tony Norman: Pols surprise with flash of good humor

I wasn’t expecting much at the 8th Annual Candidates’ Comedy Night. But lo and behold, these Pa. politicians have got comedy chops.


 

Reg Henry



Reg Henry: Just grin and bear NYC’s topless

NYC officials need more of a grin-and-bear-it attitude about Times Square’s topless women.


 

Jennifer Graham



Jennifer Graham: Bring on the doomsday zombies

A global financial meltdown couldn’t come at a better time for people who spend their leisure readying for the collapse of society.


 

Jack Kelly



Jack Kelly: Keep questioning Planned Parenthood

I doubt Democrats could subsidize Planned Parenthood if we hadn’t been kept in the dark about what goes on in their clinics.


 

Ruth Ann Dailey



Ruth Ann Dailey: Facing the facts a moral must-do

Yet another video on the gruesome practice of organ-harvesting aborted fetuses. We want to avert our gaze, but we cannot.


 

Diana Nelson Jones



Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Neighborhood tree plans hold potential flourish

Tree plan to be hatched in Manchester and Chateau is the type of public policy needed in all our under-treed neighborhoods.