- Editorial: Little choice
- June 19, 2013
- State legislators said they were concerned about university tuition costs, but budget cuts almost guaranteed even higher tuition for next year.
June 17, 2013
- The Fashion Column: Summer shoe guide
- Because shoes are an essential part of an outfit, I thought I would talk about some of my must-haves for summer. Check out my on-trend styles for this summer so you can evaluate what you already have, and what new styles you’ll want to get your hands on.
- Opinion: Nature loves a female breadwinner
- On May 29, the topic on the Lou Dobbs Tonight show on the Fox Business Network was a recently released Pew finding that women are now the sole or primary source of income in a record 40 percent of American households with children under 18.
June 14, 2013
- Opinion: Families, teachers get top ranking
- America has fallen in love with rankings. Chances are that you’ll consult a list of bests and worsts for almost anything you do these days: make a purchase, select a vacation, choose a movie, attend a college, look for a job, or take any step, no matter how big or small, in any direction.
June 10, 2013
June 19, 2013
- Opinion: U.S. should stay out of Syria
- Two recent newspaper editorials illustrate the double-mindedness some feel about President Obama’s decision to provide small arms and ammunition to Syrian rebels. The Washington Post headlined an editorial: “No time for half-measures: Syria’s rebels need a robust intervention from the Obama administration.” The New York Times took a more realistic approach: “After Arming the Rebels, Then What? President Obama should be careful about being dragged into the brutal Syrian war.” I’m on the side of the Times.
- U.S. can avoid ‘slippery slope’
- As President Obama contemplates his many bad options in Syria, he may want to consider the Aspin Doctrine, an argument for intervention abroad made by President Clinton’s first secretary of defense, Les Aspin.
June 18, 2013
- Opinion: Weak action on Syria undercuts U.S.
- The Obama administration’s policy on Syria is a strategic disaster that undercuts its entire foreign policy from the Middle East to Asia. If you think I’m exaggerating, read on.
- Opinion: Latin America courts U.S. startups
- The exodus of young Latin American entrepreneurs to Silicon Valley and other U.S. technology centers may soon become a two-way street — growing numbers of U.S. techies are heading south to benefit from generous aid packages for high-tech startups.
June 19, 2013
I just want to thank the Journal-World for finally recognizing that a lot goes on in Lawrence other than sports.
Kansas, like China, is a one-party state, rigidly ideological, intolerant of dissent, and wedded to industrial barons.