Needed reforms: consumer protection bills should pass
What do eBay, Yahoo, Adobe, Target, Tumblr and Equifax have in common? Every single one of them has been hacked in recent years — along with government organizations like the Commission on...
10/18/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Bergdahl was a knee-taker in a stand-up organization
It’s trite expression, we know. But woe to those who forget. There’s no “I” in team.
10/17/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Flawed heroes left behind mosaic of profound legacy
One of the most significant milestones in Western history is only two weeks away: the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation.
10/16/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Stop the bleeding: bond downgrades a wake-up call
We weren’t shy about wagging our finger at state officials in late September when the rating agency Standard & Poor’s knocked the state’s credit rating down a notch.
10/14/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Evidence of voter fraud doesn’t exist, until it does
Daryl Metcalfe got a partial answer to questions about Pennsylvania Secretary of State Pedro Cortes. But the partial answer didn’t satisfy Metcalfe. Nor should it have.
10/13/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Pens’ dynasty helps make Butler County great again
Fourteen months ago, an Eagle editorial congratulated the Pittsburgh Penguins on the first anniversary of the opening of their training complex in Butler County.
10/12/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Perception problems: SRU conflict-of-interest is real
Things were going so well, too. Before late Friday morning Slippery Rock University’s search for a new president seemed to be going exactly to plan.
10/11/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Soap maker’s vide-faux pashints at questionable intent
The soap maker Dove got itself into some hot water over the weekend. A short video it posted to its U.S. Facebook page on Friday was supposed to glorify the ethnic diversity of women.
10/10/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Pennsylvania getting tired of nonstop budget dithering
In recent years the nation’s largest and highest-paid state legislative body, the Pennsylvania General Assembly, has established a reputation for epic campaigns of fiscal foot-dragging.
10/9/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Vegan’s Vegas rant: Don’t seek righteousness in evil
“Discretion is the better part of valor.”
10/7/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Hurricane will accelerate exodus from Puerto Rico
Butler is the quintessential city of immigrants. It always has been, and still is.