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Jun 25 2016 - 12:05am || Comments

The world according to Tom Stiglich, Creators Syndicate

  • Posted: Jun 25 2016 - 12:05am

    The world according to Tom Stiglich, Creators Syndicate

  • | Posted: Jun 25 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — If you turned on cable TV news Monday, chances are good that you caught Corey Lewandowski fibbing that he doesn’t have a clue why Donald Trump fired him as his campaign manager.

  • Posted: Jun 25 2016 - 12:05am

    We have long supported comprehensive immigration reform and lamented the inability of Congress — whether it was controlled by Republicans or Democrats — to approve forward-thinking legislation. But this editorial board has also long opposed the use of executive power in ways that usurp the authority of Congress. The president is not the king.

  • Posted: Jun 24 2016 - 12:05am

    When more than half of people who need mental health care can’t or don’t get it — as is true in the U.S. — other problems arise. For sufferers, these include physical illness, lost earnings, substance abuse and suicide. For society, there is greater crime and homelessness.

  • | Posted: Jun 24 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Nobody brings the crazy quite like The Donald.

  • Posted: Jun 24 2016 - 12:05am

    The government of Puerto Rico owes its creditors some $73 billion in debt it can’t pay, facing default on $2 billion of it due July 1.

  • Posted: Jun 24 2016 - 12:05am

    The world according to Tom Stiglich, Creators Syndicate

  • Posted: Jun 23 2016 - 12:05am

    These are dark days for the Fourth Amendment, as two measures to put an end to the government’s unchecked surveillance of American citizens were recently defeated in Congress.

  • Posted: Jun 23 2016 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com.

  • | Posted: Jun 22 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — On May 24, the House Appropriations Committee took up a proposal “to deny transfers of firearms to persons known or suspected to be engaged in conduct related to terrorism.” In a party-line vote, Republicans defeated the plan 29-17.

  • Posted: Jun 22 2016 - 12:05am

    The world according to Tom Stiglich, Creators Syndicate

  • Posted: Jun 22 2016 - 12:05am

    In the past year, the Chinese authorities have cracked down on Hong Kong’s once-raucous publishing industry. At least five prominent booksellers have disappeared — one from a busy Hong Kong street, another from a border area and one at a seaside apartment in Thailand.

  • Posted: Jun 21 2016 - 12:05am

    For the parents and grandparents of adolescents, there is good news and bad news. The good news, unearthed in a survey conducted by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is that today’s high school students are notably resistant to all sorts of hazardous and unwholesome activities, from sex to smoking.

  • | Posted: Jun 21 2016 - 12:05am

    Do you remember what happened when the Berlin Wall fell? Until that moment, nobody realized just how decadent Communism had become. It had tanks, guns and nukes, but nobody really believed in its ideology anymore; its officials and enforcers were mere careerists, who folded at the first shock.

  • Posted: Jun 21 2016 - 12:05am

    By failing for decades to regulate for-profit colleges, the federal government encouraged a predatory industry that saddled poor and working-class people with crippling student debt, often in return for useless degrees or no degrees at all. The industry accomplished this by relying on the federal student aid program for virtually all of its revenue. But the Obama administration took steps last week that could keep future students from falling into this trap.