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MARTIN SCHRAM

Martin Schram writes political analysis for Scripps Howard News Service.

Articles by MARTIN SCHRAM

Commentary: World community must break its bonds Commentary: World community must break its bonds
2 days ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
We live in a world of populations held hostage. We are not talking here about unfortunate captives who are held hostage by rogues, thugs and tyrants. We are talking about the many millions who are being held hostage by their own failures. [Read More]
Commentary: Cleveland's lesson for fiery pols Commentary: Cleveland's lesson for fiery pols
1 week ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
What a week for Cleveland! The Republican National Committee announced it was bringing its 2016 presidential convention to the city, and LeBron James announced that he was spurning the allure of Miami’s South Beach to return to Lake Erie’s shore. [Read More]
Commentary: Bush, Obama - Immigration dream team?
2 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Clackety-clack, track after track, the train powers through the night toward the border crossing that will mark its entry into the United States. A young boy, a stowaway, is among those jammed on board. [Read More]
Commentary: Advice for new VA secretary Commentary: Advice for new VA secretary
3 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Your good news is that the White House, Congress and Department of Veterans Affairs are no longer in denial about the reality that things have gone terribly wrong in the VA hospitals. [Read More]
Commentary: Misguided embrace of religious hatred Commentary: Misguided embrace of religious hatred
4 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
All hell was breaking out, yet again, in the Arab world that surrounds Israel — well before the late news that broke in a most unlikely locale Friday and was mainly missed by most of the world. [Read More]
Commentary: Benghazi ringleader never a mystery Commentary: Benghazi ringleader never a mystery
5 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
It appears the crucial lost intelligence about what really happened in the tragic Benghazi attacks of Sept. 11, 2012, really has been hiding in plain sight all along — just like the attack’s suspected ringleader, who was finally snatched Sunday in a bloodless raid. [Read More]
Commentary: The wordless D-Day conversation Commentary: The wordless D-Day conversation
6 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
So how did you spend your 30th birthday? As the years whisk by, most of us no longer remember. But Cliff Morgan, who would have been 100 years old this week, surely never forgot his 30th. After all, he’d just landed on the shore of Normandy, on France’s north coast. [Read More]
Commentary: Cosgrove right man to change VA culture Commentary: Cosgrove right man to change VA culture
7 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Washington’s ever-anonymous Great Mentioner, who surfaces only when trial balloons need launching, just floated another not-quite-yet-official word: [Read More]
Commentary: Solution to VA woes isn't new at all Commentary: Solution to VA woes isn't new at all
8 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has proposed an urgent, sensible solution to the scandalous crisis of treatment delays at Veterans Affairs hospitals — and it should finally, belatedly, become official policy. [Read More]
Commentary: Our vets deserve an advocate Commentary: Our vets deserve an advocate
9 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
In his last months as president, Harry Truman sat in his Oval Office and contemplated the fate that would befall Gen. Dwight Eisenhower, the World War II hero who would be his successor. [Read More]
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