Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Editorials

Editorials
  • Bill follows 'safety first' ethos Article 1 of the Indiana Constitution says, "… all free governments are, and of right ought to be, founded on their authority, and instituted for their peace, safety, and well-being." Very early in the Constitution, the founde

    September 3, 2013

  • Journalism's golden age meets its golden opportunity There's something reassuring about columnist Paul Greenberg's prophecy this week about a "new, wide-open, freer era of journalism." I always enjoy Greenberg's columns, particularly the ones where he signs off as "

    August 29, 2013

  • Racial equality today a mixed bag It's been 50 years since the historic March on Washington. The march -- remembered to this day in large part because of a moving and powerful speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. -- was a poignant and peaceful cal

    August 29, 2013

  • Festival time in Southeast Indiana As summer slowly fades into fall, it is festival time once again in Southeast Indiana. No matter where you live in District 67, there is no shortage of opportunities to enjoy food and fellowship with friends and neighbors. Tree Cit

    August 20, 2013

  • A bipartisan push toward U.S. tax reform The U.S. jobless rate is 7.4 percent. Here in Indiana, it stands at 8.4 percent. This is so utterly unacceptable that our lawmakers at both levels ought to be considering everything in order to stimulate the econo

    August 20, 2013

  • Arguments against voter ID are getting old Once again, Democrats are claiming that Republicans are trying to prevent non-Republicans from voting. In North Carolina, where a new law requires photo identification to vote, Democrats and their enablers from or

    August 20, 2013

  • Under tall Virginia trees After years of sunlight streaming into the house, we now live in Virginia, where the trees grow taller, in part to keep houses cool in the sweltering heat. Little did we expect to miss the light so much. Now, by f

    August 15, 2013

  • Repealing medical device tax will save Hoosier jobs Indiana has been hard hit by our nation's economic downturn. The President's health care law is making matters worse. One prime example is ObamaCare's $30 billion excise tax on medical device manufacturers. The

    August 15, 2013

  • Examining Indiana's Second Chance law Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed into law legislation last month that allows people arrested or convicted of certain crimes to have those records expunged. The new law, House Enrolled Act 1482, went into effect

    August 8, 2013

  • To everything there is a season My days as a columnist are drawing to a close. Soon, this string of weekly submissions will come to an end, and I will have to amuse myself elsewhere. It has been a gratifying experience to compose new pieces all

    August 8, 2013