COMMENTARY: Could America’s future be in doubt?

By FRANCISCO LOYA Jr., Special to the Star “A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent form of government. A...

A cap on interest rates charged consumers? Yes

By FROMA HARROP, Special to the Star The Loan Shark Protection Act would limit the interest charged on credit cards to 15 percent. A 15 percent...

Let’s get together, rather than fight

There have been some letters and opinion columns in the newspaper recently arguing that socialism has destroyed the economies of nations and capitalism is...

Youth, progressives refuse to listen

By JIM N. TAYLOR Special to the Star The young are especially vulnerable to the “confirmation bias” (search it), because they have not lived through important...

LETTER: Leftist mind control

“Who controls the past (Godless Leftists) controls the future. Who controls the present (Godless Leftists) controls the past.” - George Orwell. Like most of you,...

Abortion ban

Last week, the governor of Alabama signed into law a bill that completely bans abortions except if a woman’s health is in serious danger. This...

LETTERS: Still wanting to help veterans

I have suffered from PTSD for the majority of my life. I was 19 when I began noticing I was sad all the time and...

EDITORIAL: Time to act: Latest ruling on DACA should inspire Congress

It’s graduation time in America. And if recent years are any indication, several of our nation’s top scholars will take to the podiums during commencement...

COMMENTARY: Socialism and Capitalism: The real story

By JIM N. TAYLOR, Special to the Star Between years 2000 and 2012, “the rate of absolute poverty fell by 50% … the poor in...

LETTERS: The liberal’s calling card … rights

In today’s modern so-called “Progressive” world you hear the word “rights” very often, but you hardly hear the word “responsibility.” I reference Mr. Garcia’s recent letter stating that women...