Nelson needs to be honored after death
Ain't it funny how time slips away? Willie Nelson will celebrate his 84th birthday Saturday. Wasn't it only yesterday that Willie, Waylon and the boys left Nashville and came back home to Texas to invent outlaw country?
Letters to the editor, April 25
Facebook must fix violent-video problem
Jonah Goldberg: U.S. debate over death penalty can be dishonest
The debate over the death penalty can be infuriatingly dishonest. Consider the April 17 broadcast of Fox News Channel's Special Report with Bret Baier (a show on which I am an occasional commentator).
Steve Chapman: Bluster no substitute for real strategies
When terrorism raises its head, governments often take steps that are supposed to make us safer -- banning tiny knives from airplanes, putting metal detectors at stadium entrances, issuing ''orange'' alerts. Skeptics dismiss these measures as ''security theater.'' They're a show, not a genuine obstacle to terrorists.
Bill Patterson: Comics experiment reveals bright side
You have spoken and we have heard you. You want your comics back in the newspaper and we are going to restore them starting Sunday.
Public broadcasting vital for rural areas
One little radio station in a small Texas town can make a big difference. And our lawmakers in Washington need to know that.