Columns | Opinion
Jeff Whitcomb: Give a little relief to our city’s elders
Walter E. Williams: Double standards in U.S. hold back blacks
Bob Bland: Vote ‘no’ for sake of future prosperity
On May 6, voters in Denton will not only select City Council members but will also vote on a measure that could shape the city's future for generations: Proposition 1. This ballot measure would permanently freeze the city's portion of the property tax for homeowners who are at least 65 or who are disabled.
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.
Carl P. Leubsdorf: Take hope, Trump administration evolving
Presidents evolve. And so do their administrations. John F. Kennedy was noticeably more cautious and skeptical of military advisers after the failed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba. First term failures and the Republican capture of Congress forced Bill Clinton to take a more bipartisan approach. Staff changes are common.
Bob Bland: Easter reminds us God’s love comes at a price
Walter E. Williams: Cancer in academia spreading
Froma Harrop: Bannon’s ascendancy thankfully cut short
President Trump didn't exactly boot Steve Bannon from his ruling circle of relatives and Wall Street hotshots he might like to have as relatives.
Mary Sanchez: Fast and Furious fails Brian Terry … again
In the annals of misguided and bungled government investigations, Operation Fast and Furious holds a special marker.
Ross Ramsey: School finance system can choke a city’s growth
Froma Harrop: Tesla shows green energy true future of America
Jonah Goldberg: Must his supporters let Trump be Trump?
Like a passenger on a sinking ship, the president has been throwing one longstanding position after another overboard like so much dead weight. His closest advisers, biggest boosters and some members of his family are at war with one another, in a pitched battle to steer the president in their preferred direction.