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MARTIN SCHRAM

Martin Schram is a veteran Washington journalist, author and TV documentary executive. His column is distributed by McClatchy-Tribune News Service. Email him at martin.schram@gmail.com.

Articles by MARTIN SCHRAM

Commentary: Two-for-price-of-one presidency Commentary: Two-for-price-of-one presidency
12 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
On Wednesday, standing on yet another world stage — this one in Estonia — President Obama sounded at last like the global leader the world urgently needs. [Read More]
Commentary: How to fix NFL's 'Redskins' problem Commentary: How to fix NFL's 'Redskins' problem
12 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Official Washington, most notably Congress, is still away on its extended pre-Labor Day vacation, a fact that hasn’t altered the zero-sum rate at which your problems are being solved. [Read More]
Commentary: Don't let Ukraine crisis derail reforms Commentary: Don't let Ukraine crisis derail reforms
14 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The bucolic views of 2,000 acres of Wales countryside surrounding Celtic Manor just outside Newport are magnificent. But they won’t help 67 heads of state, who will be there for the Sept. 4-5 NATO summit, view the one thing they most urgently need to see. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama has reached Carter moment Commentary: Obama has reached Carter moment
14 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Belatedly — but, we hope, finally! — we are witnessing the beginning of the end of the Carterization of Barack Obama’s presidency. It has come not a moment too soon. We can only hope that it is real and not too late. [Read More]
Commentary: Pro wrestlers flail and wail in D.C. Commentary: Pro wrestlers flail and wail in D.C.
16 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Washington’s political heavyweights are once again performing for your pleasure as pro wrestlers, flailing and flopping and pounding the mat in feigned pain. [Read More]
Commentary: A Gaza tale the world has yet to grasp Commentary: A Gaza tale the world has yet to grasp
17 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Inhumanity in Gaza is happening right before our eyes — and the whole world is watching. [Read More]
Commentary: World community must break its bonds Commentary: World community must break its bonds
18 weeks 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
19 weeks 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?
20 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
20 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]
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