Home  » Opinion  » Columns

Michael Gerson: Conversion can come swiftly, as Ben Carson claims
Donald Trump's recent attack on Ben Carson's conversion story makes little political sense. It also shows a lack of knowledge about Christian history.
Steven Walters: Businesses will enjoy big cut in unemployment taxes
Republican leaders in the Capitol are satisfied to let the boom-or-bust cycles roll on, especially since businesses will pay 20 percent less in UI taxes next year.
Esther Cepeda: Make preschool available to our neediest children
Universal preschool shouldn't be underestimated as a potent educational support for low-income children.
Kathleen Parker: The pathology of Trump-itis
Trump is the ultimate personification of a variety of vices (greed, intemperance, gluttony, wrath, pride) that we have embraced as a culture.
Charles Krauthammer: The Syrian immigration cul-de-sac
The widows and orphans Obama now so ostentatiously champions are the product of his coldhearted refusal to do anything that might sully his peacemaking image.
Michael Gerson: In Iowa, down the stretch they come
Ted Cruz is benefiting from a common but specious conservative argument—that recent GOP presidential candidates have lost because they weren’t conservative enough.
Greg Peck: Fuzzy rule frustrating this football fan
Summary: Football needs a makeover of one rule in particular in this era of officiating by instant replay.
Esther Cepeda: Our nation’s food banks could use your help
A visit to a food bank in Charlotte, North Carolina, offers a glimpse of the needs of our nation's pantries.
First Amendment: Muslims, refugees, and the struggle for the soul of America
In this growing climate of fear, Syrian refugees fleeing violence and oppression have become scapegoats in the frustrating, seemingly endless war on terror.
Greg Peck: Some folks need a primer on snow removal
Greg Peck: Some folks need a primer on snow removal
That first big snowstorm shows that some Janesville property owners need reminders of their snow removal responsibilities, Opinion Editor Greg Peck writes.

Opinion Matters

Greg Peck: Fuzzy rule frustrating this football fan
Greg Peck: Some folks need a primer on snow removal
Greg Peck: Put Rotary Gardens light show on holiday fun list
Greg Peck: OK, Mother Nature, bring on winter!
Greg Peck: Are monarchs finally on the upswing?

We the People

John W. Eyster: Why Leif Erikson, Peace Prize are related
John W. Eyster: How are you celebrating Constitution Day?
John W. Eyster: Reflecting on 9/11's 14th anniversary