Reader responses for the week of Feb. 26

I have resided in this congressional district for 36 years, about the same length of time I’ve known Congressman Louie Gohmert so maybe he’ll answer a simple question - which is admittedly personal, but also applicable to many others in his district. Two of my close family members have serious pre-existing conditions. Because of the ACA they…

Editorial: Second Amendment rights aren't a gift from the courts

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals is going to war with the U.S. Supreme Court’s Heller decision, and its reasoning is both troubling and erroneous. Essentially, the court says Americans have no inherent right to own vaguely defined “assault weapons.” That ruling, if later upheld by a post-Scalia Supreme Court, would gut the Second

Editorial: We will miss the geometry and theology of the intentional walk

As John Kennedy Toole said (through his immortal character Ignatius J. Reilly, “The United States needs some theology and geometry, some taste and decency. I suspect that we are teetering on the edge of the abyss.” We are indeed. Which bring us to the latest threat to geometry and theology, Major League Baseball’s irresponsible and

Editorial: Texas bullet train an example of crony capitalism

The Texas Tribune has an analysis of the Texas bullet train - the proposed high-speed rail project that would link Dallas with Houston - that misses the point. In the Tribune’s eyes, controversy surrounding the project is about a collision between Texas’ “rural roots and urban future.” But the real controversy is over property rights,

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Reader responses for the week of Feb. 26

I have resided in this congressional district for 36 years, about the same length of time I’ve known Congressman Louie Gohmert so…

24 February 2017 [12:33 PM]
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Walter Williams: There's nothing free

It was Nobel laureate economist Milton Friedman who made famous the adage, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” Professor Friedman…

20 February 2017 [04:01 PM]
Editorial: Cupid's arrow comes to a point: marriage

There really is a point to all that mushy stuff, the flowers and the cards and the candy today. Though it is, perhaps, the ultimate “Hallmark holiday,” it’s far more than that. St. Valentine’s Day - even in its imagery…

10 February 2017 [03:39 PM]
Editorial: The real fight is about the Constitution

The real argument going forward - particularly about U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch, but also in cabinet picks and how future elections will be conducted - is really about the Constitution. That was made clear recently in a…

03 February 2017 [02:47 PM]
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Editorial: It's time to end the margins tax

It’s doable - that’s the conclusion that multiple studies have reached. The inefficient and unwieldy business franchise tax can be repealed, the…

02 February 2017 [12:45 PM]
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