Opinion

The sheriff who issues pink underwear

Opinion He boasts the average prisoner meal costs the state but 20 cents; prisoners get only two of them a day.

Beyond rebel flags and pickup trucks

Opinion It was too bad that Dr. Dean backed away from his stated desire to become the candidate of the bubbas sporting rebel flags in their pickup trucks.

Learning from Canada

Opinion I lived in Manitoba, Canada, for 10 years and traveled extensively across Canada. In Montreal I was taken by a group of trade unionists to a monument erected to the memory of Dr. Norman Bethune, a member of the Communist Party of Canada who is widely regarded as having given the initial direction and leadership that eventually led to the establishment of Canada’s present excellent health care system.