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.
Letters to the editor, April 24
Should seniors get tax break? Proposition 1: Tax freeze for Denton seniors, disabled
Ross Ramsey: Cars, booze might split industry and electorate
Being a politician has to be easier when constituents aren't at odds with one another. That's clear from the reactions -- particularly among Republicans in the current Legislature -- to the gulf between their business supporters and their voters on bathroom regulations for transgender Texans.
Trump could lower high drug prices
Raise your hand if you have any earthly idea how pharmaceutical companies price the prescription drugs that keep us healthy and, in many cases, keep us alive.
Jeff Whitcomb: Give a little relief to our city’s elders
We are faced with an important question. Are we going to support those in our community who are elderly and disabled? In most communities the elderly are revered for what they have given back to their community. The residents of the city of Denton should vote for the city property tax freeze to show support for these individuals.
Carl P. Leubsdorf: Take hope, Trump administration evolving
Froma Harrop: Bannon’s ascendancy thankfully cut short
Walter E. Williams: Double standards in U.S. hold back blacks
As a group, black Americans have made the greatest gains -- over some of the highest hurdles and in a very short span of time -- of any racial group in mankind's history. What's the evidence?
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.
Section offers ton of summer fun ideas
Here's a question for parents: What is your child or grandchild going to do this summer while school is out?