Editorials

It pays to let people see endangered animals in their natural habitat

With worry about the futures of some of the world's great animals - tigers, lions and elephants come to mind - fully justified, events in Rwanda during the past few years are more than nice to reflect upon. They also may be a model for conservation.In Rwanda, the mountain gorilla is making a ...

It pays to let people see endangered animals in their natural habitat

With worry about the futures of some of the world's great animals - tigers, lions and elephants come to mind - fully justified, events in Rwanda during the past few years are more than nice to reflect upon. They also may be a model for conservation.In Rwanda, the mountain gorilla is making a ...

IAEA’s secrecy makes Iran deal look a lot sketchier

Especially when arms control treaties are involved, the devil really is in the details. There are plenty of them in President Barack Obama's proposed deal over Iran's development of nuclear weapons.And it turns out the public is not being given all the information. Not even our elected ...

Gitmo detainees still a threat

About half the detainees still at the Guantanamo Bay prison for terrorists pose no threat, the White House insists. So why is it so difficult to find any other country - anyone - willing to take them?Despite clear opposition from Congress and the American people, President Barack Obama is ...

At least 4 Democrats stood up against bad Iran nuclear deal

Just four Democrat U.S. senators oppose President Barack Obama's proposed nuclear weapons deal with Iran. While they are few in number, the case they make against the plan is based in facts and reality - not the wishful, partisan thinking that motivates so many who favor the pact.Here are the ...

State overdue for effective ethics law

Had James H. Short Jr., the former head of marketing for the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, been a member of the state Legislature and filed the proper ethics forms, he probably wouldn't be facing federal charges for taking bribes and kickbacks to boost sales of certain liquor ...

Science is not settled on cause of severe hurricanes

Heedless of the facts, President Barack Obama and environmental radicals who want to destroy the coal industry and drive up electricity bills have claimed for years that global warming was causing more and more severe hurricanes. The truth is that hurricane seasons have been milder during ...

Getting back to normal

As Americans we have an incredible ability to adapt and move on from just about anything, no matter how devastating it may have been. Yes, it would seem we have a talent for "getting back to normal."But in that quest for familiarity and normalcy, we sometimes take it for granted and forget what ...

‘Stop and think’ before voting for Hillary, then return to sender

Her handling of email communications while she was secretary of state was not the "best choice," Hillary Clinton has admitted. On Friday the Democrat front-runner for president added that she did not "stop and think" about the matter.Stop and think about that. Clinton is admitting she did not ...

Helping European immigrants is fine, but we need to fix our problems, too

Reports of tens of thousands of people from Syria, Libya and other countries flooding into Europe as they attempt to escape strife at home have been all over the news for several days. Their stories tug at Americans' heartstrings. Especially wrenching were pictures of the body of a 3-year-old ...