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2 views: Is the legalization of marijuana inevitable?

First, 20 states and the District of Columbia passed laws legalizing marijuana for medical use (a similar plan failed in Georgia).

March 23, 2014 | By Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Viewpoint


Con: Should Congress scrap EPA’s mileage rules?

GREEN BAY, Wis. - The idea that Congress should scrap the EPA's vehicle mileage standards to promote consumer choice in the marketplace is not just wrongheaded, it poses a false dichotomy. There is no incompatibility between having high mileage standards and giving buyers plenty of choice.

March 02, 2014 | By Michael E. Kraft McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Viewpoint


Pro: Should Congress scrap EPA’s mileage rules?

FLINT, Mich. - At a time when many people have put off buying a new car until the economy improves, the last thing we need is a stringent government regulation on fuel efficiency that will raise the cost of vehicles and make matters even more difficult for consumers.

March 02, 2014 | By Mark J. Perry McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Viewpoint


Pro: Should states, school boards control K-12 education?

OAKLAND, Calif. - A portrait of stagnation! That's how U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan summarized the performance of American 15-year-old students, who slipped in the latest international rankings in reading, math and science.

February 23, 2014 | By Vicki E. Alger McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Viewpoint


Con: Should states, school boards control K-12 education?

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Yes, we have failing schools in the United States. And yes, there are schools that any American with an ounce of patriotic blood should be ashamed of sending a fellow citizen to.

February 23, 2014 | By David Rutkowski McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Viewpoint


Con: Is immigration reform necessary to modernize US workforce?

WASHINGTON - Wherever we were born and however we got here, workers need certain basic protections and opportunities in order to provide for our families and fully contribute to the American economy.

February 16, 2014 | By William Rice McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Viewpoint


Pro: Is immigration reform necessary to modernize US workforce?

WASHINGTON - In a global economy, investment follows talent. When we draw top talent to our shores, investment dollars follow because companies want to be near the best workers.

February 16, 2014 | By Thomas J. Donohue McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Viewpoint


State of the Union: Time for Obama to get tough, push an agenda

WASHINGTON - During a news conference, then-President Bill Clinton, who was going through one of the many rough patches of his White House days, was asked if he was still relevant.

February 02, 2014 | By Ann McFeatters McClatchy Newspapers | Viewpoint


State of the Union: Obama aims lower in an era of limits

The rap against President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday was that his agenda, once ambitious and transformational, has suddenly turned modest.

February 02, 2014 | By Doyle McManus McClatchy Newspapers | Viewpoint


Guest column: ‘I am strong. I am alive. I am happy.’

This week marks the one-year anniversary of my diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes.

January 26, 2014 | By Rachel Glazer For The Times | Viewpoint


Con: Should family planning health mandate stand?

WASHINGTON - Should the federal government force the group Priests for Life to pay for contraceptives? Supporters of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's requirement say "yes." They claim the pro-life group isn't religious - nor a religious school or a non-profit publisher that prints Bibles.

January 19, 2014 | By Amy Ridenour McClatchy Newspapers | Viewpoint


Pro: Should family planning health mandate stand?

WASHINGTON - Do you know what your boss thinks about Jesus? How about Muhammad, Moses or even Matangi, a Hindu goddess?

January 19, 2014 | By The Rev. Barry W. Lynn McClatchy Newspapers | Viewpoint


Pro: Should the US pardon Edward Snowden?

WASHINGTON - Edward Snowden is a courageous American hero and will be remembered as one long after the "war on terror" is replaced by some other pretext for violating Americans' constitutional rights and the rest of the world's national sovereignty, privacy and, sometimes, security.

January 12, 2014 | By Mark Weisbrot McClatchy Newspapers | Viewpoint


Con: Should the US pardon Edward Snowden?

WASHINGTON - Edward Snowden stole hundreds of thousands of American secrets and sprinkled them across the Internet. Should he be considered a traitor?

January 12, 2014 | By James Jay Carafano McClatchy Newspapers | Viewpoint


Parker: The 'inequality' of political rhetoric

WASHINGTON - In politics, it's all in how you say things.

January 09, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | Viewpoint


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