August 15, 2007 RSS feed / Opinions

Mr. Murray's misstatements

As we go to press, six coal miners remain trapped in Murray Energy's Crandall Canyon Mine, near Huntington, Utah. More...

The creepy debate over SCHIP

Some lawmakers hope to kill children's insurance program

One of the less pleasant debates in Washington has been over SCHIP. The State Children's Health Insurance Program covers children whose families make too much money to qualify for Medicaid but not enough to afford their own coverage. More...

Special session not needed

To the Editor:

Recently Ernie Fletcher called for a special legislative session to promote technology for converting coal to synthetic fuel. More...

Cartoon

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Rove's strategies caused millions to leave the GOP

WASHINGTON Karl Rove and I have something in common: Both of us treasure a campaign poster from the 1972 elections. The poster, which Rove hung in his Texas political consulting office, was from the re-election campaign of Illinois Gov. More...

Early birds

Imagine if the World Series started on the Fourth of July, while everyone was barbecuing and no one but the sportswriters had any idea who was on first. That's what this presidential campaign is beginning to resemble. More...