Our Opinion: Big media overdoes it in Luzerne County

Our Opinion: Big media overdoes it in Luzerne County

Oh, big media, you flatter us so. We appreciate all the attention since the November election, all the celebs, all the national TV exposure. You are s...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Is Trump the man to lead our country

Is Trump the man to lead our country

At this point I have heard enough from President-elect Donald Trump.If Meryl Streep — clearly the finest actress of her age and possibly one of ...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Media gives anti-Semitism a pass

Media gives anti-Semitism a pass

“Israel can either be Jewish or democratic. It cannot be both.”So said John Kerry, our current secretary of state.If he had made such a st...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Before Trump, there was Washington

Before Trump, there was Washington

Many Americans voted for Donald Trump because they believe that the country needs a businessman president. Career politicians, they reason, know nothi...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Your View: Tell legislators to support the Animal Bill of Rights

Your View: Tell legislators to support the Animal Bill of Rights

Tell legislators to support the Animal Bill of RightsIt has become far too common for millions of animals to be subjected to daily torment and death.A...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Their view: More tweeting, less thinking: Trump epitomizes troubling trend

Their view: More tweeting, less thinking: Trump epitomizes troubling trend

Donald Trump’s ability to rally his supporters and capture headlines with 140 characters or less clearly benefited his presidential campaign. An...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Beyond the Byline: Getting past that ‘first time’ opens doors to the future

Beyond the Byline: Getting past that ‘first time’ opens doors to the future

When I was a kid, every summer would find me standing at the end of the high dive, looking down at the water with an ever-growing line behind me.Often...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Their view: Trump hasn’t settled conflicts-of-interest fears

Their view: Trump hasn’t settled conflicts-of-interest fears

While spending a few days in a posh South American sea resort in Uruguay during the first week of the year, I learned about the sudden — and mys...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Clicking through confirmation hearing roulette

Clicking through confirmation hearing roulette

WASHINGTON — Back in the days when remote controls for changing channels were a brag-to-the-neighbors luxury accessory, Mad Magazine developed a...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Your view: Some songs for the inauguration

Your view: Some songs for the inauguration

The editorial cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, depicting the Red Army choir singing at President Trump’s inauguration struck a chord in my m...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |