COMMENTARY: The true dope on clothes pollution

By FROMA HARROP, Special to the Star Do you worry that the clothes you buy pose an environmental hazard? The idea never crossed my mind until...

EDITORIAL: A better idea: New tick control plan promises more humane, effective option

Rio Grande Valley residents generally appreciate this special place in the world, where residents can see everything from migrating birds and butterflies to unique...

What would make Trump’s supporters turn against him?

BY Jim Taylor The main problem that Trump’s supporters have always had with him is the habit of making outlandish propositions which would be...

EDITORIAL: Welcome aid: UTRGV tuition program invests in Valley’s future

We welcome the announcement that the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will help make the dream of a university education possible for more...

COMMENTARY: Rash of promises ties Democrats up in knots

By RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR., Special to the Star SAN DIEGO — As Bob Dylan might put it, Democrats are tangled up in blue. They’ve promised so many goodies...

Answers to questions they ask No. 2

BY Jim N. Taylor * Why do many conservatives favor pro-life abortion policy and persistently attack the welfare state?Many conservatives think it is immoral...

COMMENTARY: rump is stuck on immigration — but he doesn’t understand the first thing...

By RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR., Special to the Star SAN DIEGO — Before we talk about Donald Trump and the U.S.-Mexico border, let’s catch up on the...

COMMENTARY: God takes a beating on television

By BRENT BOZELL and TIM GRAHAM, Special to the Star It’s a fallacy to suggest that in the news media, business trumps politics. CNN’s and MSNBC’s...

EDITORIAL: Mexican-American studies curriculum needed in Texas

Despite an obvious need for a statewide curriculum on Mexican-American studies, Texas education officials have, for years, yet to agree or endorse a statewide...

Ultimate evil

BY Jim Taylor Israel is the only country likely to destroy the nuclear facilities that President Barack Obama has assured Iran may continue developing.This...