Home  » Opinion  » Columns

Michael Gerson: The Christian right surrenders faith for politics
Support of Trump made this event a sad parody of Christian political involvement, summarizing all the faults and failures of the religious right.
Greg Peck: It’s time to write career’s final chapter
In some ways, that first full-time journalism job seems so distant. In other ways, 37 years have passed in a flash.
Esther Cepeda: Blaming entire communities is wrongheaded and un-American
Casting blame on the community that surrounds a perpetrator might feel good, but it's ineffective, wrongheaded and plainly un-American.
Kathleen Parker: Trump's pivot to Damascus
The firing of Corey Lewandowski is a signal that Donald Trump's pivot toward acting more presidential could finally be underway.
First Amendment: After Orlando, reclaiming our common humanity
Hate speech by outliers is the easy-to-condemn fringe of a much larger problem. Many mainstream, widely respected religious voices often indulge in anti-LGBT rhetoric.
Greg Peck: A rich history of brewing in Janesville
A former Janesville resident has tapped into a surprising amount of information while researching his hometown's brewing history.
Michael Gerson: It's time for the GOP establishment to disown Trump
When it comes to the chaotic, flailing, floundering Trump campaign, many senior Republicans are in a state of panic. Will this become a state of revolt?
Peter Funt: Vin Scully heads for home
Don’t wait for the tributes and retrospectives; invest in the Major League Baseball app and savor a few live Dodgers and Padres games now, before the chapter ends.
Kathleen Parker: In debate over gun control, repeat, retreat, reload
The holdup, as always, is how to balance the right to bear arms with the right to avoid being killed by a nut with a semi-automatic weapon.
Matt Pommer: Rhetoric over Milwaukee crime sounds a lot like Trump
While police ... searched for the car thieves, Brandjen said “families were forced to unlock their gun cabinets and instruct their loved ones to shoot to kill.”

Opinion Matters

Greg Peck: A tongue-in-cheek look at the demise of bipartisanship
Greg Peck: Recalling a sad chapter in the history of Janesville
Greg Peck: Editorial takes different slant on “cougar country”
Greg Peck: Five memorable editorials as I close the book on my journalism career
Greg Peck: It’s time to write career’s final chapter

We the People

John W. Eyster: Ryan, Trump meeting has high stakes
John W. Eyster: Fact-check election campaigns