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June 21, 2018

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Opinion

The president’s apologists and the crying children
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Apparently, there are some people close to President Donald Trump with the capacity for shame. Not decency or courage, of course, but at least furtive recognition that they’re …
Kids used as political pawns
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Letter to the editor:
Congress is going to vote on two immigration bills this week, and it’s important to know that the Trump administration is …
Little to show for Singapore summit
Thursday, June 21, 2018
The summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un wound up in a victory of style and image over real substance. Trump, hours after his historic meeting with Kim, defended the vague final declaration in a show of …
Trump looks out for only himself
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Letter to the editor:
It is said that we get the government we deserve. If so, what have we done to deserve the incompetent man who holds the office once held by …
Capitals showed class in victory
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Letter to the editor:
What a heart-warming tribute to sportsmanship — the full-page ad on June 12, which the Washington Capitals …
Trump team defends cruelty with heresy
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Logic not being the strong point of the Trump administration, it claims that it is not to blame for the separation of families at the border, and that a just God is …
Big business is squashing small
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
The next round of media consolidation has arrived. AT&T has bought Time Warner, thanks to a federal judge’s ruling. Comcast and Disney are fighting with each other to buy 21st Century Fox. CBS, Verizon and Viacom, among others, may …
With family separation policy, the U.S. takes a turn toward cruelty
With family separation policy, the U.S. takes a turn toward cruelty
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Sun editorial:
Since it was instituted in April, the policy has resulted in 2,342 children being separated from their parents and sent to detention facilities while the parents were detained for …
Trump and the baby snatchers
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
This has become President Donald Trump’s policy of persecution. Attorney General Jeff Sessions even had the gall to invoke one of the same Bible verses used to …
Stolen guns are not victims’ fault
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Letter to the editor:
In the June 11 letter “Want a gun? Be responsible for it,” the writer seemingly blames gun owners for being victims of crimes — assuming he means burglary wherein their property, specifically firearms, are stolen. But burglaries are …
Heller dances around issues
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Letter to the editor:
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., struggled with his dancing skills at a recent Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce. When it came to the question of school safety, Heller pulled out the old two-step to …
Many ways to reach for help
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Letter to the editor:
The recent death of Anthony Bourdain again calls attention to resources available for those in need, such as …
What ‘The Incredibles’ says about police militarization
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
“The Incredibles 2,” the sequel to one of America’s beloved family-friendly superhero movies, hit the big screen last weekend. Moviegoers already have determined that it is a family favorite, but the original film presents a …
This is why the players kneel
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Letter to the editor:
Did you see the picture of the 10-year-old black child in Chicago? The 10-year-old handcuffed by a police car? The 10-year-old so frightened that he wet his pants? The 10-year-old terrorized by …
Correction on pronunciation
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Letter to the editor:
I enjoyed reading about Faneuil Hall in the June 9 edition (“Boston grapples with Faneuil Hall, named for a slaveholder”), as I won a Boston Herald Spelling Bee City Championship there in 1945 for …