April 29, 2016

The Daily Progress: Editorials

Charlottesville, Virginia


Opinion/Editorial: A welcome change to currency

Activists wanting to break the glass ceiling with U.S. currency got more than they could’ve hoped for last week.

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Monday 04/25/2016
Opinion/Editorial: McAuliffe is inconsistent on gun issues
Posted: April 25, 2016

If you thought solving a Rubik’s Cube was hard, try figuring out Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s veto logic.

Opinion/Editorial: Combating seas’ rise
Posted: April 25, 2016

Rising sea levels may or may not be related to climate change…, but even those who deny global warming should concede the reality of rising tides. Islands in the Chesapeake illustrate the trends.

Sunday 04/24/2016
Opinion/Editorial: On campus, free speech is essential
Posted: April 24, 2016

Unfortunately, freedom of thought and freedom of speech no longer survive on too many campuses around the nation. And so the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Freedom of Expression has dedicated its annual Muzzle Award to higher education.

Saturday 04/23/2016
Opinion/Editorial: Immigration case highlights court vacancy
Posted: April 23, 2016

Frustrated by his inability to get an immigration reform bill through Congress, President Obama decided to rewrite the law himself.

Opinion/Editorial: China sees threat in visit
Posted: April 23, 2016

What messages are being sent by U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter's visit to the Philippines? The clearest is the U.S. military intends to strengthen its presence in the South China Sea, which poses more threats to regional peace and stability.

Thursday 04/21/2016
Opinion/Editorial: Secrecy on lethal drus is perilous
Posted: April 21, 2016

Even the ACLU of Virginia supports the Republican-majority House of Delegates in overturning Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s amendments to the so-called electric chair bill.

Wednesday 04/20/2016
Opinion/Editorial: Thomas brings broad background to city police
Posted: April 20, 2016

Charlottesville has just hired Col. Alfred S. Thomas Jr. as its next police chief. From his resume, Col. Thomas appears to have a wealth of experience of the type that should enable him to institute or reorganize programs.

Tuesday 04/19/2016
Opinion/Editorial: New face of leadership for CRHA
Posted: April 19, 2016

Cautious optimism is the spirit with which we greet a new director of the Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority.