October 4, 2017 RSS feed / Opinions

Puerto Rico like Appalachia, but it’s farther south

Imagine if a Category 4 hurricane slammed into Connecticut, a wealthy state next door to the nation’s media center of New York, and took out the entire power grid with such force that months might pass before it can be stitched back together.&n More...

Raising the tax on poorest

Add this to the growing file folder that can be labeled “Depressing but not Surprising”: The only thing today’s Republican Party knows how to do is cut taxes for the very rich.  More...

Is our press free?

Since Donald Trump began his campaign for the presidency, I have been concerned about his bullying attitude toward the press, his continual denigration of the press as being “fake news,” and his continuing attempt to get the public to mis More...

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This plan won’t happen

Nice try, Republicans. You’d like to end the federal deduction for state and local taxes. That would stick the expensive-to-livein blue states with more of the nation’s bills. More...