Press Democrat Opinion RSS Feed Press Democrat RSS en-us Sun, 28 May 2017 00:00:00 PST (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 The Santa Rosa Press Democrat 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 <![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 <![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 <![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 <![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 <![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 <![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 <![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 <![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 <![CDATA[ Letters to the Editor ]]> ]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:37:31 PDT