Poor taxonomy

Monday, Sep. 15, 2014

I was outraged when reading the article on Wendy Davis that called her termination of an ectopic pregnancy an abortion! (See: “In book, Davis reveals second abortion,” Sunday, Sept. 7)

No plastic bag ban

Monday, Sep. 15, 2014

Do we really want to ban plastic bags?

All Points: Does off-field behavior hurt NFL brand?

Monday, Sep. 15, 2014

Shocking video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee out cold during an argument has rocked the NFL. Other players have been suspended when they’ve been charged with domestic abuse, various other misdeeds and lawbreaking, but has it been enough? Fans seem to tolerate some bad off-field behavior, but does tolerance have limits? Does the NFL need to adopt tougher policies to protect its public image?

Historic homes

Saturday, Sep. 13, 2014

Protection from whom? (See: “Homes in older enclave win protection in Grapevine,” Sunday, Sept. 8)

Healthy school lunches

Saturday, Sep. 13, 2014

Traditionally, USDA had used the National School Lunch Program as a dumping ground for surplus meat and dairy commodities. Children consumed animal fat and sugary drinks, to the point where one-third have became overweight or obese. Their early dietary flaws became lifelong addictions, raising their risk of diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

Cooler heads

Saturday, Sep. 13, 2014

All of a sudden America is ready for another expensive, exhausting war.

Rules of the road

Saturday, Sep. 13, 2014

Back when the new bike lanes were in the news a lot, I was dismayed at the vitriol those opposed heaped on the idea of bike lanes and on bike riders.

All Points: Does off-field behavior tarnish the NFL brand?

Sunday, Sep. 14, 2014

Shocking video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee out cold during an argument on an elevator this year has rocked the NFL and cost Rice his contract.

Unfair commentary

Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

I saw Joyce Marshall’s beautiful photo of Panther Island Pavilion.

Equally barbaric

Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden recently swore to pursue, “to the gates of Hell,” the Islamic State members responsible for beheading two reporters.