Editorials: Steve Stanek

Checkout Lanes with No Checkers: Another Result of Minimum Wage

So my wife and I are out running errands, and we stop at a big grocery store.

Cop Candor, Part II: 'Too Often, In Too Many Courtrooms . . .'

On Thursday, The Heartlander published my piece headlined, “Cop Candor: ‘At

Cop Candor: 'At Least We Didn't Rape Her'

Rarely do I sing the praises of cops but today I do. Let us all applaud Austin, Texas, Police Chief Art Acevedo for telling Americans what police work in this nation has become.

Republicans Go to 'War' Over Cutting 1/1,825th of Federal Spending

Let's put this Paul Ryan-Patty Murray federal budget deal in perspective.

Pullman National Park? You've Gotta be Kidding

But apparently you're not.

Shutdown, But No Slowdown In Government Expansion

As we read and hear the accusations and counter-accusations, the insults and counter-insults — things like the 

Dump the Minimum Wage and Adopt the Free Wage

Let us thank the union- and taxpayer-backed Restaurant O

A Supreme Chance to Bury Crony Capitalism

In addition to being on the side of the angels, Benedictine monks at St.  Joseph Abbey in Covington, La., appear to be on the side of entrepreneurship and  freedom.

Stanek: Political Left and Right Wings Support the Same Bird of Prey

We put curtains and drapes over windows and doors to keep people from looking in our houses. It doesn’t matter that we’re doing absolutely nothing wrong. We don’t want people watching us.