A better East Liberty: A nonprofit group bought buildings to fight crime

East Liberty Development Inc. deserves kudos and continued support.

Open the books: U.S. contractors should disclose political spending

President Obama could fix this piece of injustice easily with an executive order, but he hasn’t.

A taxing problem: The IRS needs stronger measures to fight fraud

The IRS collects $2.4 trillion each year, and the agency fails taxpayers with every fraudulent refund it issues.

 Yemeni Shiite Houthi rebels and supporters take part in a demonstration in the southwestern city of Taez against the Saudi-led military intervention in the country on March 29.

An unsettling alliance: A joint force in Yemen could be trouble for the United States

U.S. officials should encourage Arab allies to talk to Yemen's Houthi rebels.

Heed the sign: City council should adopt uniform naming rules

The new policy will ensure that those who have city features named in their honor are worthy.


Tony Norman

Tony Norman: The case for accepting all apologies with grace

Responding to any apology — public or private — with cynicism is one of the worst things a person can do to another human being.


Reg Henry

Reg Henry: Ted Cruz and Co. do the time warp again

This stirring of old resentments, the rekindling of the culture war that seemed lost, amazes those of us with calendars.


Dan Simpson

Dan Simpson: A strange start to April

The Ukrainian president heads for the Caymans as lions roam Mt. Lebanon


Ruth Ann Dailey

Ruth Ann Dailey: In Indiana, let love and freedom ring

“We shouldn’t discriminate against people because of who they love,” said Hillary Clinton. I agree. But that’s happening to some people.


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