Team before ego

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

Dallas Mavericks player Dirk Nowitzki “took a huge pay cut so the team would have salary cap space to sign Parsons...”

Loss of equipment

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

The Islamic State has captured humvees, large amounts of ammunition, artillery pieces with GPS aiming systems in Iraq, which are now aimed at Iraqi citizens to whom the U. S. has tried to give a democracy.

Importance of the law

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

We have laws in place that are not being enforced.

Wake-up call

Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014

The July 12 editorial “Obama Should Take Congress’ Leaders To Border” is a call for action.

Part of the solution

Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014

There are no easy answers to the plight of the families and kids in Central America. I find it particularly unfortunate that our nation provides so little insight into possible solutions.

More on magazines

Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014

Concerning “Magazine capacity,” July 12:

Religious diversity

Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014

Cynthia Allen has it wrong when she says that “we would be well-served to rediscover its value [religion] and return it to a place of significance in American democracy.”

All Points: Speaker wants to sue president

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014

Speaker John Boehner has asked the House to approve his plan to sue President Barack Obama for delaying the Affordable Care Act mandate requiring many employers to offer government-approved health insurance to their employees. Boehner says he’s “protecting the Constitution,” while Obama called delaying the mandate “doing my job.” Is the suit a good way to protect the separation of legislative and executive powers or a political move that is an inappropriate use of taxpayer money?

Train not coming

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014

I remain disappointed at the lack of progress in getting TEX Rail on track (“DART’s new line,” July 11).

Obama’s Katrina?

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014

President George W. Bush, after not visiting post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans, was castigated by the media and many Democrats.