Press Democrat Opinion RSS Feed http://www.pressdemocrat.com Press Democrat RSS en-us Sun, 28 May 2017 00:00:00 PST ted.appel@pressdemocrat.com (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 http://www.pressdemocrat.com/csp/mediapool/sites/PressDemocrat/assets/img/logo/pdlogo-sm.gif The Santa Rosa Press Democrat http://www.pressdemocrat.com/ 180 18 <![CDATA[ PD Editorial: Santa Rosa rolls out red carpet to pot growers ]]> “Please do not allow outdoor growing of marijuana in city limits. I had to keep my windows closed frequently last year as the smell was … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 00:11:00 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7036966-181/pd-editorial-santa-rosa-rolls http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7036966-181/pd-editorial-santa-rosa-rolls <![CDATA[ Sunday’s Letters to the Editor ]]> Not ‘hate speech’EDITOR: We attended the Sonoma State University graduation ceremony, and, while I would consider it more prose than poetry, Dee Dee Simpson’s work … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 00:09:01 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7033089-181/sundays-letters-to-the-editor http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7033089-181/sundays-letters-to-the-editor <![CDATA[ Golis: Dear graduates: It will be up to you to put things right ]]> Note to the Class of 2017:We’re sorry. We didn’t mean to create this mess. It just happened while we were busy doing something else. You … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 00:07:01 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7035631-181/golis-dear-graduates-it-will http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7035631-181/golis-dear-graduates-it-will <![CDATA[ Close to Home: Allowing outdoor pot growing part of the solution, not the problem ]]> I was relieved to see that Santa Rosa’s proposed ban on legal outdoor cannabis cultivation has been defeated by the City Council (“Santa Rosa rejects … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 00:05:02 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7036180-181/close-to-home-allowing-outdoor http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7036180-181/close-to-home-allowing-outdoor <![CDATA[ Close to Home: United with Manchester once more — this time in grief ]]> Manchester, England now joins a long list of cities — New York, London, Paris, Madrid and beyond — where terrorists have set off explosive devices, … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 00:05:02 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7036325-181/close-to-home-united-with http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7036325-181/close-to-home-united-with <![CDATA[ Krugman: It’s all about Trump’s contempt ]]> For journalists covering domestic policy, this past week poses some hard choices. Should we focus on the Trump budget’s fraudulence — not only does it … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 00:01:04 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7035625-181/krugman-its-all-about-trumps http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7035625-181/krugman-its-all-about-trumps <![CDATA[ Dvorak: Neverthless, we persisted ]]> What’s that you’re saying, manworld?You don’t want women in combat? You don’t want high school seniors with perfect grades to march across the graduation stage … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 00:01:04 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7036066-181/dvorak-neverthless-we-persisted http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7036066-181/dvorak-neverthless-we-persisted <![CDATA[ Kristof: The Republican hypocrisy Hall of Fame ]]> We certainly don’t want leading Republicans to tumble into hypocrisy, so let’s refresh their memories.Patriots like Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan have eloquently warned of … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 00:01:03 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7036073-181/kristof-the-republican-hypocrisy-hall http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7036073-181/kristof-the-republican-hypocrisy-hall <![CDATA[ Friedman: A road Trip through rusting and rising America ]]> OAK RIDGE, TennesseeIn his dystopian Inaugural Address, President Donald Trump painted a picture of America as a nation gripped by vast “carnage” — a landscape … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 00:01:03 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7036081-181/friedman-a-road-trip-through http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7036081-181/friedman-a-road-trip-through <![CDATA[ Letters to the Editor ]]> ]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:37:31 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/1533815-181/letters-to-the-editor http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/1533815-181/letters-to-the-editor