Today's Opinions

  • A rallying cry for Warren

    Editor’s note: The following editorial is from the Middletown (New York) Times Herald-Record and was originally published on Feb. 12.

    Yes, we’re talking about Elizabeth Warren here. The words in the headline, ripped from the hypocritical lips of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, may well prove to be a unifying message for Democrats, progressives, liberals, anyone opposed to the policies of the new president, as well as a rallying cry for the launch of the Massachusetts senator’s 2020 campaign for the presidency.

  • Editorial Cartoon - Feb. 19, 2017
  • Another Perspective: Don’t balance state budget on the backs of counties

    By Steve Kopelman and Tyler Massey

    As state budget talks continue, New Mexico’s counties are asking Governor Martinez and the New Mexico Legislature to take a careful look at the services provided by county government, and especially those programs financed by funds that are now being depleted.

  • Just a Thought: Learning from the wisdom of Lincoln

    Tomorrow we celebrate Presidents’ Day, a holiday that includes President Lincoln’s birthday.

    President Lincoln led our country through a low point in our history. The Civil War resulted in the deaths of over 700,000 of our own citizens (according to Wikipedia). President Lincoln had to carry the weight of a divided country on his shoulders each day of his Presidency.

  • Editorial Roundup - Feb. 19, 2017

    Compiled by The Associated Press

    The Boston Herald on President Trump’s foreign policy “theatrics” (Feb. 15):

    The unanticipated floor show at Mar-a-Lago this weekend — captured by a Bostonian and club member who posted it all on his Facebook page — raises questions about the president’s seriousness on issues demanding a certain level of security.

  • Letters to the Editor - Feb. 19, 2017

    First they came ...
    First they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out -
    because I was not a Jew;
    Then they came for the Communists, and I did not speak out -
    because I was not a Communist;
    Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out - because I was not a trade unionist;
    Then they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out -
    because I was not a socialist;
    Then they came for me -
    and there was no one left to speak out for me.

  • Editorial Cartoon - Feb. 17, 2017
  • Thumbs: Our high country lowdown on the news - Feb. 17, 2017

    Congratulations to West Las Vegas senior D.J. Bustos, who officially broke the state high school basketball career scoring record at Pojoaque on Tuesday. Bustos passed Alfred Romero’s 1977 state record for career points.