Commentary

MICHELLE MALKIN: Jahi McMath’s life mattered and so will her death

Amid all the raging political headlines and hyperventilating tweets of the Summer of Resistance, a searing ember of news stopped me in my tracks this week. Jahi McMath has passed away. I never had a chance to meet the young California teen, but her fight for life gripped me three years ago ...

KERRY HUBARTT: Honoring our military a big part of Independence Day holiday

Celebrating the birthday of America is also celebrating the U.S. armed forces who have been deployed around the world since our earliest battles for freedom to preserve the liberties we have continued to enjoy for 242 years. Our July Fourth celebrations of choice the past few years have been ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Greater Fort Wayne is overstepping its bounds

When does a transformational vision for the future become a delusional nightmare for the taxpayers? When will the echo chamber of elected officials realize that their echo chamber vision of Greater Fort Wayne’s Road to One Million is nothing more than the wealthy elites playing to one-up the ...

NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: Stay abreast on new laws, passed recently

Many new laws took effect in Indiana on Sunday. Here’s a summary of a select few to help readers stay abreast of what was approved by the Indiana General Assembly earlier this year. A full list of all bills signed into law this year can be found at https://www.in.gov/gov/2966.htm. Some new ...

BOB RINEARSON: When does a crime stop being a crime? Answer: It doesn’t

Does a crime stop being a crime if we simply stop calling it a crime? In definition, a crime is described as an unlawful act that the state can act upon, meaning prosecute and issue a penalty. But if the state either overturns a law which makes an act, an indulgence or behavior a crime, or ...

Rediscovering America: A quiz on the Fourth of July

Independence Day is filled with parades and picnics, fireworks, fairs and other festivities. Amid these celebrations, however, it’s important to remember that the Fourth of July commemorates a very important historical event: our nation’s declaration of its independence from Great Britain. ...

BETTY STEIN: STEM is important, but there is more to learning

I was looking through the latest USA Philatelic and saw the concentration on STEM education, and my warning molecules went into action. STEM is the latest fad in the huge world of education, as you know. STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Math. That is what we need to concentrate on in ...

GALLERY: Political cartoons for the week of June 24

Didn’t catch our daily pages in print? Well, you missed out on some of our editorial cartoons from syndicated artists who work at newspapers across the country. Here were the ones that made it in print this week, plus a few more for your enjoyment, or ire, depending on which side of the ...

KERRY HUBARTT: Supreme Court ruling was critically important for future

The fact five of nine justices on the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down California’s “Reproductive FACT Act” that ordered pro-life crisis pregnancy centers to promote the one thing they’re trying to discourage — abortion — is a clear testament to how important it was to ...

MICHELLE MALKIN: ‘Abolish ICE’ zealots occupy a piece of fantasy island

“No ban. No wall. No borders at all.” That is the radical rallying cry of the Democratic Socialists of America. Waving desecrated U.S. flags, grubby fists and ratty anarchy banners, DSA’s professional protesters are targeting Trump administration officials, threatening immigration ...

ADRIANA COHEN: Democrats’ Convenient Outrage

Democrats live in gargantuan glass houses. They attack President Donald Trump and the Republican Party at every turn for actions and misdeeds the Democratic Party was guilty of when it was in power. Take the current immigration crisis. During the Obama years, millions of people -- ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Red River trash pickup experience is not all bad

I would like to share a positive comment for the Red River trash collection company. I live in the Wallen Chase Villas and on Friday last week witnessed excellent service from the company. One resident had broken lawn chairs next to their trash bin. The driver picked up the chairs as well as ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Thankful for Jim Banks as a border patrol advocate

Thank you Congressman Jim Banks for being a strong advocate on border security, because American safety is of utmost importance. Maintaining an open border has allowed for the swift migration of drugs and criminals to come into our country unchecked, causing potential harm to our citizens. I ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: There is no finer group than Neighbor Link

Neighbor Link — when we hear that what comes to mind? Well to me neighbors-helping-neighbors, their organization is run by a group of hard-working retirees, that has firmly established roots in this fine Indiana soil. They receive no pay nor do they ask for any , they themselves come from ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Glynn Hines owes council apology for attack

I have been watching city council meetings ever since they were broadcast. Two weeks ago our esteemed sixth district councilman Glynn Hines attacked the sitting president on live tv. I was appalled since I have never heard this from a sitting councilman. He owes an apology to all his fellow ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Irony is lost on liberals

Irony is lost on liberals. All these poor (illegal) immigrant children RIPPED (their word) from their parents’ arms. Did you notice how in a span of 24 hours virtually every liberal politician, spokesperson and news commentator started using the word RIPPED? I guess they all got the same ...