EDITORIAL: AMLO’s initial fiscal moves indicate welcome restraint

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador traditionally has aligned himself with leftist political parties and stances. But he ended 2018 with announcements that suggest...

LETTER: Lessons on cooperation

I did send the below to the Clemson college newspaper. It was not published. I am sending it to you, with an addition: Congratulations on cooperation,...

LETTER: Votes to lift sanctions warrant shame

Today, Jan. 16, 2019, Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn along with other Republican senators voted to allow the administration to lift the sanctions...

COMMENTARY: Brexit limbo: Complex economic linkages don’t vanish overnight

The recent Parliamentary vote on a proposed Brexit deal resulted in a decisive “no” to Prime Minister Theresa May’s path for the United Kingdom...

EDITORIAL: SpaceX plans create many opportunities

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk’s announcement last week that the company would build as well as launch rockets in the Rio Grande Valley opens up...

LETTER: Reality over hoopla

I was very interested in the recent article concerning the swearing in of Mr. Sid Miller as the agriculture commissioner in The Monitor’s Jan....

LETTER: Value government employees like the mortgage industry

Our “leaders” need to treat the 800,000 government employees and their families in the same manner they treated the mortgage industry. Give government employees...

EDITORIAL: Canales presents new bill to keep government deals open to public

The message of the First Amendment to our Constitution is clear: The people of this country have a basic right to know what their...

COMMENTARY: January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month; here’s what you need to know

As a member of the bipartisan Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program of the Prevent Cancer Foundation, I want to share the following information as...

LETTER: My experience protesting Trump

Here’s whom I met protesting Trump: A shy, elegant, intelligent woman who said she was there “for the butterflies.” She apologized for not speaking...