Delaware lags behind other states (Whipple)

The First State has room for improvement in several areas, notably full disclosure of a $10 billion deficit for post-retirement benefits of state employees. Read More...

Dignity, respect aren't entitlements (Thomen)

So Americans know what's in the Constitution without reading it, seriously? Read More...

Political civitlity goes both ways (Whipple)

The unending personal attacks on the US president are out of line. Read More...

Courts should decide law, not politics (Thomen)

The nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court should be evaluated based on his professional qualifications, not his presumed political leanings.
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Budget smoothing plan has rocky start (Whipple)

Although the budget smoothing proposal was shelved at the end to the legislative session, it will be revisited next year. Let's hope that supporters learn from the mistakes made this year and tee up the entire plan for a thoughtful discussion.
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The Delaware way? (Whipple)

"Middle of the road" politics are said to be prevalent in Delaware, but the idyllic picture of the state's political leaders working together for the common good is somewhat overstated. Read More...

State budget smoothing plan still needs work (Whipple)

There may be merit in the budget smoothing plan, but attempting to railroad it through the General Assembly without a thorough review was a bad idea.
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State should stop gambling with our money (Dohnert)

Subsidizing the Bloom Energy venture in Delaware was an ill-advised bet that turned out badly. Read More...

Don't take guns, fix kids' home environments (Thomen)

Back in the day, guns were easier to get than they are now, so guns are not the explanation for the growing incidence of school shootings. Read More...

Biden doesn't know it all (Wallace)

Experience has shown that subsidized "green energy" investments often fail to perform as promised. Read More...

Delaware ERA is a dangerous Trojan horse (Nichols)

Not only is an ERA unnecessary, argues the writer, but the proponents have a hidden agenda that should disturb us all. Read More...

Schools should have balanced Coons' gun control views (Nichols & Whipple)

Schools should not be used for the one-sided dissemination of views on controversial political issues. Read More...

Military veterans could help at-risk schools (Thomen)

Veterans could play a useful role in the schools, which might include teaching classes versus acting as security guards. Read More...

State budgeting doesn't add up (Whipple)

What has the state been doing to improve its budget picture? It appears that school district consolidation will be dropped again, the much vaunted benchmarking study for healthcare doesn't have a clear cost-cutting focus, and there is little evidence of targeted spending cuts in other areas. Read More...

The minimum wage is about politics (Whipple)

Boosting the minimum wage might seem attractive from a political standpoint, but there's no solid evidence it would benefit the Delaware economy. Read More...

Boys must be boys (Nichols)

Would you like to know why mass shooting incidents are occurring so frequently? Consider the vast changes in how boys are raised in our society. Read More...

Preparing Delaware for storms (Greer)

Global warming alarmists don't offer realistic solutions to the purported problem. Read More...

Shoe's on the other foot on shutdown (Whipple)

Democrats "shut down" the government over DACA even though the deadline for action was not until March 5th. Read More...

Welfare encourages fatherless homes (Thomen)

"Cuz" contrasts the lives of two cousins, one from a stable family and the other whose father was not present as he was growing up. Read More...

Nigel Farage wows crowd at 22nd Annual Banquet (Whipple)

Nigel Farage related how the Brexit vote in the UK was engineered and drew parallels to populist movements in the US and elsewhere. The "enemy" wasn't Brussels, it was a national leadership group that was giving short shrift to the true interests and aspirations of the British people. Read More...
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