Press Democrat Opinion RSS Feed http://www.pressdemocrat.com Press Democrat RSS en-us Tue, 17 Jul 2018 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: A US president sides with Russia ]]> Vladimir Putin faced some pointed questions Monday about Russian meddling in the American presidential election two years ago. Unfortunately — but not surprisingly — those … ]]> Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:05:00 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8539397-181/pd-editorial-a-us-president http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8539397-181/pd-editorial-a-us-president <![CDATA[ Tuesday’s Letters to the Editor ]]> RP’s silence on seizures EDITOR: I read your thorough article regarding seizures of assets far beyond the policing area of Rohnert Park. What struck me … ]]> Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:03:00 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8518848-181/tuesdays-letters-to-the-editor http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8518848-181/tuesdays-letters-to-the-editor <![CDATA[ Will: Don’t fix baseball, even if it may be broken ]]> It is a prudential axiom: If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it. This reflects the awareness that things can always be made worse, and the … ]]> Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:01:00 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8538733-181/will-dont-fix-baseball-even http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8538733-181/will-dont-fix-baseball-even <![CDATA[ Guest Editorial: Is the effort to break up California even legal? We better find out before it goes to voters ]]> This editorial is from the Los Angeles Times: If Proposition 9, a ballot measure that seeks to break California into three new states, is passed … ]]> Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:46:05 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8529929-181/guest-editorial-is-the-effort http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8529929-181/guest-editorial-is-the-effort <![CDATA[ Monday’s Letters to the Editor ]]> Immigrants discharged EDITOR: Every day something takes my breath away. Today it was this: Legal immigrants who were recruited to join the U.S. Army, serve … ]]> Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:03:01 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8522839-181/mondays-letters-to-the-editor http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8522839-181/mondays-letters-to-the-editor <![CDATA[ The Last Word: Enter the PD’s write-a-caption contest ]]> How to enter ‘The Last Word’: Scroll down and click on “Show reader comments” to write your own caption for the cartoon above by Gary … ]]> Sat, 14 Jul 2018 00:07:00 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8528199-181/the-last-word-enter-the http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8528199-181/the-last-word-enter-the <![CDATA[ Milbank: The ritual humiliation of Peter Strzok ]]> They stuck with Donald Trump when he was heard, on video, boasting about sexually assaulting women. They stuck with him still when he acknowledged paying … ]]> Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:01:01 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8530494-181/milbank-the-ritual-humiliation-of http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8530494-181/milbank-the-ritual-humiliation-of <![CDATA[ PD Editorial: Keep an eye on fire bills in Sacramento ]]> It’s fire season in Sacramento. With the clock winding down on the 2017-18 session, legislators are increasingly focused on the cataclysmic wildfires that swept across … ]]> Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:29:52 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8531184-181/pd-editorial-keep-an-eye http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8531184-181/pd-editorial-keep-an-eye <![CDATA[ Sunday’s Letters to the Editor ]]> Justice spoiled EDITOR: In 1944, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that forcibly incarcerating innocent Japanese-Americans during World War II was constitutional. That ruling in Korematsu … ]]> Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:29:51 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8519315-181/sundays-letters-to-the-editor http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8519315-181/sundays-letters-to-the-editor <![CDATA[ Letters to the Editor ]]> ]]> Sun, 26 Nov 2017 16:31:34 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/1533815-181/letters-to-the-editor http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/1533815-181/letters-to-the-editor