Opinion
Cartoons
Editorial cartoons: Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2016

Editorial cartoons that have appeared in the Trib this week. ...

Opinion
'Special interest aliens': The 'gotaways'

An estimated 916 illegal aliens from terrorist-linked countries have been caught trying to crash the Southwest U.S. border in 2014-15, according to federal immigration data. But ...

Greensburg Tuesday takes

Found money: It is propitious news when an audit turns up $7 million more than expected in Westmoreland County's "rainy day" fund. And that will ...

Pittsburgh Tuesday takes

The storm: The term "wrecked havoc" is most apropos for that strong line of thunderstorms that stalled over portions of Allegheny, Westmoreland and Fayette counties ...

Alle-Kiski Tuesday Takes

What's next? The Pittsburgh Mills mall, once heralded as an economic game-changer for the Alle-Kiski Valley, continues its precipitous decline. Originally valued at $190 million ...

Featured Commentary
Minorities have no friend in Hillary

Hillary Clinton claims that some of Donald Trump's appeal is "xenophobic, racist, misogynistic." Last week she asked, "If he doesn't respect all Americans, how can ...

Hypocrisy on presidential golf

One of the most exhausting things about politics is a mindset that says "scandal for thee, but not for me." Consider the perennial (alleged) scandal ...

Letters to the Editor
Progressives wrongly defile Trump

The letter "Trump's incidents of indecency" reaches new depths of dishonesty and despair on the part of the progressive movement. Trump's comments regarding Mexicans were ...

Advancing a presidential youth council

With the 2016 presidential election swiftly approaching, a new wave of youth has taken upon themselves the responsibility of helping decide what the American role ...

News not 'fit' for prime time

Lately when there is a police shooting of a black person, the liberal media go into overdrive, with wall-to-wall coverage from every angle for days, ...

Need to end racism

Where are those of faith during this presidential election in such times of great conflict? What have our churches done to unite our communities ...