Press Democrat Opinion RSS Feed https://www.pressdemocrat.com Press Democrat RSS en-us Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PST ted.appel@pressdemocrat.com (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 https://www.pressdemocrat.com/csp/mediapool/sites/PressDemocrat/assets/img/logo/pdlogo-sm.gif The Santa Rosa Press Democrat https://www.pressdemocrat.com/ 180 18 <![CDATA[ PD Editorial: FDA on target with crackdown on teen vaping ]]> Teenagers are figuring out that smoking is a fool’s game. There’s a reason that cigarettes are called coffin nails: Tobacco kills more Americans every year … ]]> Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:23:15 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8749580-181/pd-editorial-fda-on-target https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8749580-181/pd-editorial-fda-on-target <![CDATA[ Tuesday’s Letters to the Editor ]]> Connecting the dots EDITOR: Faye Flam’s commentary cautioning against connecting the dots between climate change and hurricanes is outdated at best and misleading at worst … ]]> Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:03:00 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8749361-181/tuesdays-letters-to-the-editor https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8749361-181/tuesdays-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 a caption for the cartoon above by Gary Varvel … ]]> Sat, 15 Sep 2018 00:07:00 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8741048-181/the-last-word-enter-the https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8741048-181/the-last-word-enter-the <![CDATA[ Robinson: Climate change is no longer just a theory ]]> Hurricane Florence has drenched eastern North Carolina with more than 30 inches of rain, an all-time record for the state. Last year, Hurricane Harvey stalled … ]]> Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:01:00 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8749924-181/robinson-climate-change-is-no https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8749924-181/robinson-climate-change-is-no <![CDATA[ Guest Editorial: State legislators ought to live in their districts ]]> This editorial is from the Sacramento Bee: It’s now officially campaign season, so California voters will hear a lot of promises from legislators to represent … ]]> Mon, 17 Sep 2018 08:17:53 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8740332-181/guest-editorial-state-legislators-ought https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8740332-181/guest-editorial-state-legislators-ought <![CDATA[ Monday’s Letters to the Editor ]]> Obama and Trump EDITOR: There are several inconsistencies in Marc A. Thiessen’s column regarding Barack Obama’s “attack on Trump” (“Ex-presidents should leave the stage,” Friday). … ]]> Mon, 17 Sep 2018 08:17:53 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8739339-181/mondays-letters-to-the-editor https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8739339-181/mondays-letters-to-the-editor <![CDATA[ Collins: Age before beauty, but not politics ]]> And now, the politics of age. Hey, this is important. Grow up and pay attention. Young, left-leaning candidates are revolting against older, traditional Democrats in … ]]> Mon, 17 Sep 2018 08:17:53 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8735730-181/collins-age-before-beauty-but https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8735730-181/collins-age-before-beauty-but <![CDATA[ PD Editorial: Get smarter about train safety ]]> The third fatality involving a pedestrian and a SMART train since the year-old commuter network began service needs to prompt a conversation about how to … ]]> Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:16:24 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8740473-181/pd-editorial-get-smarter-about https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8740473-181/pd-editorial-get-smarter-about <![CDATA[ Sunday’s Letters to the Editor ]]> Censoring T-shirts EDITOR: As one of the Santa Rosa High seniors up in arms after senior T-shirts were rejected for slang (“Students’ slogans vetted,” Sept. … ]]> Sun, 16 Sep 2018 00:11:00 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8728290-181/sundays-letters-to-the-editor https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/8728290-181/sundays-letters-to-the-editor <![CDATA[ Letters to the Editor ]]> ]]> Sun, 26 Nov 2017 16:31:34 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/1533815-181/letters-to-the-editor https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/1533815-181/letters-to-the-editor