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Jan 21 2017 - 12:05am || Comments

The world as seen by cartoonist Marshall Ramsey, Creators.com.

  • | Posted: Dec 22 2016 - 12:05am

    The Thirty Meter Telescope proceedings are rapidly headed in a downward spiral, but there is an opportunity to correct this situation.

  • Posted: Dec 21 2016 - 12:05am

    When someone complains about the cost of medications, pharmaceutical companies like to cite research and development costs or deflect blame in other ways. According to a federal lawsuit filed last week by 20 states’ attorneys general, higher prices also occur because big pharma plays fast and loose with the rules.

  • Posted: Dec 21 2016 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com.

  • | Posted: Dec 21 2016 - 12:05am

    Many people are reacting to the rise of Trumpism and nativist movements in Europe by reading history — specifically, the history of the 1930s. And they are right to do so. It takes willful blindness not to see the parallels between the rise of fascism and our current political nightmare.

  • Posted: Dec 21 2016 - 12:05am

    The Dow Jones industrial average is in record territory, flirting with a remarkable milestone: 20,000 points.

  • Posted: Dec 20 2016 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Dec 20 2016 - 12:05am

    The images of buildings sheared open by shelling remind us of Sarajevo and Grozny. The shallow graves remind us of Srebrenica and Rwanda.

  • Posted: Dec 20 2016 - 12:05am

    Let’s just be perfectly clear with whom we’re getting in bed.

  • | Posted: Dec 20 2016 - 12:05am

    Since election night almost five weeks ago, I’ve been giving some thought about the Electoral College — and not just because Donald Trump received the majority of electoral votes while Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by a margin of nearly 3 million. Let’s be clear, Donald Trump won the presidency by the rules that exist.

  • | Posted: Dec 19 2016 - 12:05am

    CHARLESTON, S.C. — In the parable of the sower, a farmer sprinkles seeds upon four different types of terrain, one of which is rocky where seeds fail to thrive.

  • Posted: Dec 19 2016 - 12:05am

    Hours before handpicking yet another veteran of Goldman Sachs to join his Cabinet, bringing the total to three from the New York investment bank, President-elect Donald Trump mocked people worrying about the makeup of his inner circle.

  • Posted: Dec 19 2016 - 12:05am

    Society looks askance at the inebriated person who gets behind the wheel and the one who texts while driving. But no such opprobrium faces the groggy driver. Perhaps America is too tired to notice him.

  • Posted: Dec 19 2016 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Marshall Ramsey, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Dec 18 2016 - 12:05am

    Online petition-signers are demanding that Ohio State University fire an administrator over a Facebook post seeking compassion for the student who attacked students on campus late last month. That would be wrong. Perhaps especially in dark times, we need free thought and speech. Stephanie Clemons Thompson should not be fired for her comments.

  • Posted: Dec 18 2016 - 12:05am

    USA Today’s report last week that the Department of Veterans Affairs had a secret internal evaluation program in which various facets of VA health networks were graded on a 1-to-5 scale drew strong pushback from the department. It said the newspaper’s coverage didn’t acknowledge that the grades were “relative” and didn’t make clear that hospitals with scores of 1 weren’t “bad or failing.” Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald wrote that the newspaper ignored the progress the VA has made the past two years and said it was “egregious hyperbole” to call the internal reports a “secret” program.