Press Democrat Opinion RSS Feed Press Democrat RSS en-us Sat, 17 Mar 2018 00:00:00 PST (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 The Santa Rosa Press Democrat 180 18 <![CDATA[ PD Editorial: America doesn’t need another high court vacancy ]]> The U.S. Supreme Court has a few more big cases to decide this term, and then justices will take off for their summer recess. Court-watchers … ]]> Sat, 17 Mar 2018 00:11:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Saturday’s Letters to the Editor ]]> Buying local?EDITOR: It is very unfortunate that our Board of Supervisors, after proclaiming that we should buy local and hire local, have decided to hire … ]]> Sat, 17 Mar 2018 00:09:01 PDT <![CDATA[ Close to Home: How to turn around our failing system of health care ]]> How can we fix it? How can we fix our dysfunctional, expensive, chaotic and unmanageable health care system?Health care in America costs almost twice as … ]]> Sat, 17 Mar 2018 00:09:00 PDT <![CDATA[ McManus: Tillerson was an odd fit from the start ]]> The mystery isn’t why Rex Tillerson was fired this week. It’s why he lasted so long.Tillerson, a thoroughly conventional conservative who became secretary of state … ]]> Sat, 17 Mar 2018 00:05:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Orange County Register: Was Trump’s trip to California a sign of things to come? ]]> This editorial is from the Orange County Register:President Donald Trump’s first visit to California was uncharacteristically low-key. The trip, centered around a daylong swing through … ]]> Sat, 17 Mar 2018 00:01:01 PDT <![CDATA[ Pitts: What to do with Farrakhan? ]]> And here we are again, back to the same question. What to do about Louis Farrakhan?The leader of the Nation of Islam has, for years, … ]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:51:01 PDT <![CDATA[ Mueller crosses red line by probing Trump company finances ]]> Last July, President Donald Trump warned the special counsel Robert Mueller that it would be a “violation” for him and his group of Justice Department … ]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:51:31 PDT <![CDATA[ Letters: In praise of electric vehicles ]]> Clean cars, clean airEDITOR: California is the place where America’s future first shows itself. Innovations developed here transform the world. Our dirty transportation system is … ]]> Sat, 17 Mar 2018 15:53:35 PDT <![CDATA[ Krugman: Voters wising up to GOP tricks ]]> There’s no mystery about the Republican agenda. For at least the past 40 years, the GOP’s central policy goal has been upward redistribution of income: … ]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:41:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Letters to the Editor ]]> ]]> Sun, 26 Nov 2017 16:31:34 PDT