The Russian playbook

Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

The unconscionable destruction of Malaysian Flight 17 and the murder of 298 innocent passengers is a direct result of Russia’s territorial ambitions in the Ukraine.

Columnist critiques

Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

I certainly saw nothing in Richard Greene’s column (“Political correctness run amok,” Sunday) addressing the vitriol and insults hurled by the right against anyone who dares to disagree.

Solution for water crisis

Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Water becomes a coveted and absolutely necessary product when it is in demand and there’s not enough.

Let’s disagree

Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Reg Henry is right about human decency (see: “Maybe we should agree to disagree,” July 17) but he’s wrong to think we should all agree to disagree.

All Points: Plane downed in Ukraine

Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

The situation in Ukraine is extreme. Just days after President Obama announced additional economic sanctions on Russia, a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying nearly 300 people was apparently shot out of the sky. Disputes over who is responsible will likely continue, even after the results of an investigation are finalized. Assuming Russia is in some way responsible — either directly or by supporting separatists — what more can the U.S. and Europe do to rein in Russia? Are we in for another Cold War, or is it time to take more targeted action? Send no more than 150 words with your name, address and phone number to letters@star-telegram.com. Deadline is Wednesday.

All Points: Passenger plane downed in Ukraine

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

The situation in eastern Ukraine is extreme. Just days after President Obama announced additional economic sanctions on Russia, a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying nearly 300 people was apparently shot out of the sky. Disputes over who is responsible will likely continue, even after the results of an investigation into the crash are finalized. Assuming Russia is in some way responsible — either directly or by supporting separatists — what more can the U.S. and Europe do to rein in Russia? Are we in for another Cold War, or is it time to take more targeted action?

Texas license plates

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

Friday’s editorial, “Despite court ruling, Confederate flag does not belong on Texas license plate,” concluded, “If that authority [to approve/disapprove license plate designs that their committee decides upon] is taken away, perhaps the state should get out of the specialty plate business altogether.”

Editorial tribute

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

Your tribute to Reby Cary on July 18 is a moving testimonial. He will always stand as a local hero.

Time for revolution?

Saturday, Jul. 19, 2014

You can stop writing the articles about how we should show the illegals compassion since they are children.

Fracking ban proposal

Saturday, Jul. 19, 2014

Regarding “Denton leaders submit fracking back to the voter” July 16: The report by the Perryman Group states Denton would lose $251.4 million in economic activity and more than 2,000 jobs over 10 years.