Editor: President Obama recently spoke in Washington about what we — that is all Americans — need to be concerned about. He noted that “a relentlessly growing deficit of opportunity is a bigger threat to our future than our rapidly
A Northeast Pennsylvania native who previously served the Carter and Clinton administrations was one of two people appointed Thursday to a position in President Barack Obama’s administration. Sondra Myers, a Scranton resident and staff member at the University of Scranton, was
Editor: I don’t expect everyone to agree with me — disagreement and discussion are precious rights in our society. That said, it’s hard to believe that John R. Kalafut (Your Opinion, Jan. 14) thinks that President Obama caused the dramatic
Editor: Compromise is a highly charged word. Is it the essence of reason and the key to democracy – or is it a sellout of values – a capitulation? In fact we use the word both ways. The art of compromise
Back in 1787 Benjamin Franklin knew how centrally important it was that the new United States of America become a republic but had his doubts about our being able to keep it. Why? What was the source of his skepticism?