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Today's Opinions

  • Editorial Cartoon: June 22, 2016
  • Censorship attempts must end

    Editor’s note: The following editorial is from The (Munster, Indiana) Times and was originally published on June 15.

    In the United States, as well as many foreign nations, freedom of the press is under attack.

  • A work of Art: A fine Dad’s Day tribute

    This unsolicited Father’s Day missive from my Denmark son, Stan Adam, might well be called “Work of Art’s Son.” I love the message and am printing it here in the hopes that readers will discover that some of its spirit will trigger memories of their own route to maturity:

  • Editorial Cartoon - June 19, 2016
  • Trump’s plan is reckless

    Donald Trump’s reaction to last Sunday’s massacre in Orlando, Florida, is further proof that the presumptive Republican nominee for president is unfit for our nation’s highest office.

    Forty-nine innocent people lost their lives, making it the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. More than 50 others were injured in the attack by 29-year-old Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old American-born Muslim who appears to have been struggling with his own sexuality.

  • Another Perspective: ‘Rewarding and challenging’

    Almost 100 days have gone by since I was sworn in as city councilor for Ward 3. This was a proud day for me, not only because the citizens of Ward 3 entrusted me with this responsibility, but because it was almost 50 years to the day that my father, José D. “Lolo” Perea, was sworn in as city councilman for the town of West Las Vegas.

    Were he still alive, I am sure that he would have told me to do my best and to always be mindful of the people I was serving. I do plan to do just that.

  • Letters to the Editor - June 19, 2016

    Writer in support of Bill Taylor

    Bill Taylor is one of the best teachers I’ve ever had. Not only is he an exceptional teacher, he also is helpful above and beyond what he is required to do.

  • Editorial Roundup - June 19, 2016

    Compiled by The Associated Press

    The Philadelphia Daily News on the mass shooting that left 49 people dead (June 15):

    In this image-driven world of ours, it’s harder and harder to find any image that has the power to arrest the viewer. But this one — an upside-down American flag, signaling a nation in distress — had that impact on us when we first saw it on Facebook, and we reproduce it here in the hopes that has the same effect on others.

    Because we are a nation in deep distress.