Tying mandatory military service to voting goes against the spirit of Memorial Day | John A. Tures

BY: - May 28, 2023

Republicans already have problems with younger voters. The plan by an outsider GOP presidential hopeful will make it even worse.


Dangerous deregulation hurts bank depositors, investors and our economy | John A. Tures

BY: - May 5, 2023

It's time to reinstitute the 2009-2010 era reforms that prevented bank failures.

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Americans support transgender rights, especially when they know a trans person | John A. Tures

BY: - April 20, 2023

That support outstrips the efforts of policymakers who would take away their rights


How Democrats won the West | John A. Tures

BY: - January 2, 2023

Since 1992, Democrats have flipped the region away from Republican control, a shift that began with the end of the Cold War and carried through a Pacific Coast economic recession, anti-racism demonstrations and violence in Los Angeles and the area’s increasing diversity.


Sixty years ago, ‘Florida Man’ helped defend our rights | John A. Tures

BY: - September 7, 2022

How one man really can make a difference -- and why it matters to us now.


The Trump team’s many claims on classified documents at Mar-a-Lago | John A. Tures

BY: - August 26, 2022

I pray that any damage which may have been done by this potential breach of information is minimal, that our enemies won’t have access to any important data to undermine this country.


To honor MLK’s legacy, pass voting rights.  Democrats and Republicans will benefit | Opinion

BY: - January 16, 2022

It's a win-win for both parties. There's no reason not to get it done.


How Biden stacks up to past presidents who withdrew from conflicts | John A. Tures

BY: - October 3, 2021

When Americans soured on Afghanistan And what the polls say about the U.S. withdrawal.


Americans are deserting the pews. How one simple step could reverse it | John A. Tures

BY: - July 29, 2021

Isn’t it true that you miss 100 percent of the fish you don’t cast your line out for?


Why the murder rate is rising — and what we can do about it | John A. Tures

BY: - June 30, 2021

Protecting police officers and people from guns will do better to lower the murder rate, just as the assault weapons ban did in the 1990s and early 2000s.


Imagine what would happen if the GOP treated the 1/6 riots like they treated Benghazi | John A. Tures

BY: - June 13, 2021

By John A. Tures A decade ago, there were more than a half-dozen Congressional committees investigating the attack upon the U.S. Consular Office in Benghazi, Libya. Yet chances are dimming for even a single Congressional investigation of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol itself on January 6, 2021. But Congress should not be barred from […]


Republicans are just fine with cancel culture when it comes to their own Trump critics | John A. Tures

BY: - May 14, 2021

U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney got bounced from her leadership position for one reason - and one reason only. And it had nothing to do with her conservatism.