Reject EPA overreach; stay home on Thanksgiving; law built on lies

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

In an eye-opening new report, the Texas grid operator warns that the Envronmental Protecttion Agency’s proposed power-plant emissions rule might raise Texans’ electricity rates by up to 20 percent.

Letters: Sentence too harsh; continue the fight; an end to Alzheimer’s

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

I am grateful to Bob Ray Sanders for his recent column about the scheduled upcoming execution of Scott Panetti.

All Points: Is this SEAL a hero?

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Robert O’Neill, a former Navy SEAL, has told several media outlets that he was the person who shot and killed Osama bin Laden, breaking the “code” among special operations military personnel of not seeking recognition or reward for their work. Regardless of his reported heroic actions, is a SEAL who breaks that code a hero to you? And, should there even be such a code?

All Points: Is this SEAL a hero?

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

Robert O’Neill, a former Navy SEAL, has told several media outlets that he was the person who shot and killed Osama bin Laden, breaking the “code” among special operations military personnel of not seeking recognition or reward for their work. Regardless of his reported heroic actions, is a SEAL who breaks that code a hero to you? And, should there even be such a code?

Missing the story

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

TCU’s standings, the French landing on a comet or memos predicting a win-less Wendy Davis were all bigger stories than Jonathan Gruber.

Why Davis failed

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

It is being reported that Wendy Davis and her campaign staff are puzzled that she failed to move Texas women to her side (Star-Telegram, Nov. 7). After all, the cornerstone of her campaign was to empower women in business and health care.

History repeating

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

Has everyone forgotten what happened the last time the Soviets tried to introduce nuclear weapons into the western hemisphere?

Contract language

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

I am a retired American Airlines Captain.

What’s in a name

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

If you really want to “Find ways to honor fallen soldiers,” as Elliot Goldman suggested in his article on Monday, Nov. 10, try getting the name of the highest military award right first.

Should states pass legislation that will help people ‘die with dignity’?

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014

Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman terminally ill with brain cancer, moved from Northern California to Portland, Ore., to take advantage of that state’s law allowing people the option of “death with dignity” — physician-assisted suicide. On Nov. 1, surrounded by her loved ones, she took the final step to end her life. Only five states have some form of euthanasia laws. Should that issue be on more states’ legislative agendas next year? How do you feel about the notion of an individual’s “right to die”?