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Pro: Islamic State can’t stand up to US power; we should destroy it now
It’s time for Obama to seize the moment and continue to use our warplanes to annihilate the Islamic State forces.
Your Views: Some Vietnam stories have yet to be told
The public still thinks things about the Vietnam War and its veterans that have never been true.
Con: Continue US airstrikes; leave ground fighting to the Kurds
Driving fighters from the field requires American support, but not an American invasion.
Your Views: Tom Breu’s proposal to boost minimum wage is flawed
After reading his bashing of Paul Ryan’s poverty plan, I have to ask if he really considers his suggestions for a minimum wage worthwhile.
Our Views: Rock County heading down right path to medical examiner
County officials earn credit for thoroughly studying medical examiner options. The best, though most expensive, appears to be contracting with Dane County.
Charles Krauthammer: Stopping the worst people on Earth
Through airstrikes, Obama demonstrated three things: the effectiveness of even limited U.S. power, the vulnerability of the Islamic State and, crucially, his own seriousness.
Michael Gerson: No time to lead from behind
The current Islamic State threat has grown in the fertile soil of American ambiguity.
Bill Lueders: Attorney general matchup could be November sizzler
It’s true both contenders in the Nov. 4 general election have ample resumes. But Susan Happ’s win wasn’t totally unpredictable because it was not totally unpredicted.
J.B. Van Hollen: Response team helps Wisconsin students stay safe on college campuses
It is estimated that one in five women and one in 12 men who enroll in an institution of higher learning this fall will be sexually assaulted before they graduate.
James Foley: Courage in the face of danger
Perhaps the ultimate context in which to place the horror of James Foley's death, and others like it, can be found in history's lesson that such tactics ultimately fail.

Columns

Charles Krauthammer: Stopping the worst people on Earth
Michael Gerson: No time to lead from behind
Our Views: Rock County heading down right path to medical examiner
Con: Continue US airstrikes; leave ground fighting to the Kurds
Pro: Islamic State can’t stand up to US power; we should destroy it now

Letters to the Editor

Your Views: Tom Breu’s proposal to boost minimum wage is flawed
Your Views: Some Vietnam stories have yet to be told
Your Views: Veteran salutes comrades around Rock County
Your Thanks: Kim’s Kloset fundraiser in Milton is success for IDS of Janesville
Your Views: Wisconsin must really get tough with drunken drivers

Our Views

Our Views: Using smaller rescue truck is good call for Janesville Fire Department
Our Views: Take chance to tour Janesville's new transit center
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, Aug. 18, 2014
Our Views: It's good to see Milton, Orfordville, Whitewater plan for libraries
Our Views: New retirement policy at Janesville City Hall is troubling

Other Views

Bill Lueders: Attorney general matchup could be November sizzler
J.B. Van Hollen: Teams keeps students safe on college campuses
Local Views: Ryan's poverty plan ignores value of living wage
Bill Lueders: Here's what Walker, Burke are buying with campaign cash
State Views: Comment on plans to alter work rules for those with disabilities

Sound Off

Sound Off for Wednesday, Aug. 20: Readers comment on policing with radar
Sound Off for Sunday, Aug. 17: Readers reflect on elections
Sound Off for Wednesday, Aug. 13: Voter ID on minds of readers
Sound Off for Sunday, Aug. 10: Senate race stirs comments
Sound Off for Sunday, Aug. 6: Readers share views on BTC referendum