- Thursday, December 6, 2012
Another View: Time to come together
We believed Mitt Romney was the best person to lead our country and help solve its problems over the next four years. We said so in our editorial endorsement.Continued ...
- Saturday, December 1, 2012
Another View: Doesn't ensure right-to-work
Political conservatives in Michigan would be well advised to not take full credit for voters rejecting Proposal 2 in (last) month's statewide election.Continued ...
Another View: Challenges stem from leadership
Officially, China's Communist Party congress is about setting the stage for the country's future.Continued ...
- Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Another View: Commerce shouldn't spoil holidays
There was plenty of hand-wringing last week over the decision by several big retailers to start the "Black Friday" retail rush on Thursday — Thanksgiving Day itself.Continued ...
Another View: Research requires many steps
I have an elderly aunt who was diagnosed with breast cancer many years ago. She was treated and remained cancer-free for years. But I also had a next-door neighbor who got the same diagnosis. She was treated, but succumbed to the disease not too long after.Continued ...
- Saturday, November 24, 2012
Another View: Let NRC decide wolf issue
Designating wolves as game species and passing the issue to the NRC does not necessarily establish a hunt. We also do not believe that if the commission does decide to allow wolves to be hunted, it will do so recklessly.Continued ...
Another View: Balance needed in oversight
So far, 32 people have died of fungal meningitis after they were injected with tainted steroids made at a compounding pharmacy here in Massachusetts.Continued ...
- Thursday, November 22, 2012
Another View: Consumers dictated the early shopping start time
Thanksgiving is still one of the few American holidays that commercialism has not managed to exploit to a great extent. If only it could stay that way. But as long as Americans want a good deal, retailers will find a way to entice them from the table and out to their stores.Continued ...
- Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Another View: Step toward greater justice
The Michigan House of Representatives kicked off its lame-duck session this month on positive note — a bipartisan vote in favor of HB5804, which would bring consistency and somewhat greater quality to the state's shoddy patchwork of approaches to handling indigent criminal defense.Continued ...
- Saturday, November 17, 2012
Another View: Hands off constitution
Michigan's constitutional guarantees of direct democracy are being abused.Continued ...
- Friday, November 16, 2012
Another View: Squirrely way to cook dinner
In these uncertain economic times, we understand the need to get creative when it comes to finding affordable ways to feed our families.Continued ...
- Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Another View: Oil boom due to technology
A stunning report from The Associated Press offered the prediction that the United States soon may surpass Saudi Arabia as the world's largest oil producer.Continued ...
- Saturday, November 10, 2012
Another View: Movement hard to spot in D.C.
When the dust settled after Tuesday's election, Washington looked pretty much the same.Continued ...
Another View: Region waits for FRIB
Michigan State University is getting positive signals about the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, the elite, $680 million nuclear research facility that it was selected to host four years ago.Continued ...
- Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Another View: Funding too little, too late
Two years ago Social Security taxes were lowered by 2 percent, which resulted in an increase of about $1,000 a year in the average paycheck.Continued ...
- Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Another View: Regulate pharmacies with care
So far, 24 people have died of fungal meningitis after they were injected with tainted steroids made at a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts. Another 328 people in 18 states have fallen ill.Continued ...
- Saturday, November 3, 2012
Another View: Merger needs time to work
The idea of consolidating municipal services is a good one — and practical to boot. Like most new ideas, however, the challenge is making consolidation work.Continued ...
Another View: Pass sexual abuse law
It's difficult for most to imagine being molested as children by an adult, a relative, a parent or someone in authority.Continued ...
- Saturday, October 27, 2012
Another View: Mitt should come back to mitten
Mitt Romney, for weeks, has been an inattentive suitor of his native state.Continued ...
Another View: Public needs a say on bonds
First, Port Huron Area School District officials deserve some credit. When they asked district voters for a $22.8 million technology bond last year, they vowed to use the money cost-effectively.Continued ...
- Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Another View: Election to shape same-sex couple issue
The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that oversees New York, Connecticut and Vermont Thursday became the second circuit to declare that the federal Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional.Continued ...
- Saturday, October 20, 2012
Another View: Transparency needed in U.P. county meetings
Over the past couple of weeks, the question of how frequently, and for what reasons, the Marquette County Board should go into closed session has been raised by a couple of board members.Continued ...
- Saturday, October 13, 2012
Another View: 'No' to energy policy
There's little question that moving away from fossil fuels will protect the environment or that increased renewable energy production in Michigan will help strengthen the state.Continued ...
- Saturday, October 6, 2012
Another View: Leave health care to experts
A costly addition, Section 3025 of the Affordable Care Act, requires that section 1886(q) be added to the Social Security Act establishing the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.Continued ...
Another View: Be prudent about online courses
Online learning has the potential to reshape the way Americans are educated, but policy makers need to put considerable thought into how.Continued ...