Commentary

Trump has a chance to dispel one of the greatest conspiracy theories in U.S. history

Additional documents pertaining to the JFK assassination are due to be released in October. By law, the president (and only the president) can stop this, but he should not do so.
Editorial

Punish Russia and limit Trump's power to ease sanctions

Penalties for Russia, Iran and North Korea need force of congressional action.
Editorial

Durenberger rightly sounds the alarm on Senate's health plan

Former Minnesota senator calls legislation a "mysterious hodgepodge."
Commentary

An ideological crisis of support for higher education

Polls show that Republicans doubt the value of colleges of universities. That's a problem, because dominate government. And it's become a problem, at least in part, because liberals dominate academia.
Commentary

What part of police shootings are the chief's fault?

There are three ways to answer the question, among all of the other things recent events have given us to think about.
Commentary

What would it take to really change the police culture?

For starters, political leaders shouldn't undercut the effort. Other solutions: more female officers and a better understanding of what we're getting for our training dollars.
Commentary

Police training: Some background on that 'fast-track' program

Editorial

Durenberger rightly sounds the alarm on Senate's health plan

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Commentary

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