All Points: Are legal challenges to healthcare law too late?

Sunday, Jul. 27, 2014

Two federal circuit courts have issued contradictory rulings about the Affordable Care Act. One ruled that federal insurance subsidies in the three-dozen states that did not set up their own exchanges are illegal. The other court upheld the federal exchange and its subsidies. The issue will likely be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court, but at least a year from now. By then, many Americans will be accustomed to getting subsidy coverage. Has the train left the station on challenging the law, or does this need to be resolved by the court no matter what the outcome?

Independence day

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

Today is an Independence Day celebration for more than 50 million American children and adults with disabilities.

Border backlash

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

We’re asking what can be done about these children and teens flooding the borders? It’s easy.

How we got here

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

If you are comfortable and were not born into wealth, think about how you got to where you are.

Troops on the border

Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

My question is who is going to pay for the $12 million decision? The federal government?

Starting a dialogue

Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

President Obama was criticized for not acknowledging the problem of urban teens who desert their families, drop out of school and end up in gangs.

Outrageous waste

Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

Regarding a Star-Telegram headline from July 14, “School technology deal was a waste, audit confirms”:

Happy memories

Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

Robert Preston was not one of my favorite actors. He did, however, become one of those responsible for the popular exercise routine, “Go, you chicken fat, go!”

Redefining a scandal

Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

Regarding Mark Bauer’s July 19 letter entitled “Defining a scandal,” the greatest scandal I observed is the writer’s ignorance of the word.

They are only children

Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

One of the first songs the two of us ever learned was Jesus Loves the Little Children.