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Valley Press Opinion Pages

The Antelope Valley Press values your opinions, and is the marketplace for opinions and ideas.

Our Opinion pages provide our readers with thought-provoking and diverse opinions and analysis on local, state, national and world issues.

Some of our most popular and provocative commentary comes from our readers who speak out in the Letters from Readers section on every issue of public interest. The Valley Press devotes a significant amount of space to readers' letters to give you a voice.

We publish about 3,000 letters from readers each year.


National syndicated and local columnists featured on our pages include:

Sunday


Charles Krauthammer
Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer writes for the Washington Post Writers Group and is a Fox News commentator.


John Stossel
John Stossel is host of “Stossel” on Fox News.


Thomas D. Elias
Elias is a freelance political writer whose column appears in newspapers throughout California.


Monday


Cal Thomas
Thomas is an award-winning syndicated columnist, distributed by the Los Angeles Times Syndicate.


Dan Walters
Walters covers Sacramento for McClatchy News Service.


Thomas L. Friedman
Friedman, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner for The New York Times, became the paper's foreign-affairs columnist in 1995. 


Gail Collins
Gail Collins is a columnist for the New York Times.


Tuesday


Jeff Jacoby
Jacoby is a columnist for the Boston Globe.


Kathleen Parker
Kathleen Parker is a columnist for the Washington Post.


Rich Lowry
Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review.


Paul Krugman
Paul Krugman, a columnist for the New York Times, won the Nobel Prize for economics in 2008.

Wednesday


Dan Walters
Walters covers Sacramento for McClatchy News Service.


Thomas D. Elias
Elias is a freelance political writer whose column appears in newspapers throughout California.


Byron York
Byron York is chief political correspondent for The Washington Examiner.


Catherine Rampell
Catherine Rampell is a columnist for the Washington Post.

Thursday


Ann Coulter
Coulter is a conservative political analyst, attorney and popular talk-show pundit.


George Will
George Will is a columnist for the Washington Post and won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1977.


David M. Shribman
David M. Shribman is executive editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

 Friday


Larry Elder
Elder is a syndicated radio talk-show host and author.


Maureen DowdMaureen Dowd is a columnist for The New York Times.


Thomas Sowell
Thomas Sowell is an economist and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institute in Stanford.

Saturday


Janice Hall
Hall has been a professor emerita of English at Antelope Valley College for 30 years.


John Hall
Hall is a professor emeritus of English at Antelope Valley College, a former reporter and a former-Marine.


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Revised May, 2015