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Commentary: Ebola virus
17 hours ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
When Steve was hosting a show on NPR this past week, several callers questioned whether the United States should be sending 3,000 troops and $500 million to help control the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa. [Read More]
Commentary: New Miss America
17 hours ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
Growing up, the odds that I would have been picked to wear a sash as Miss Anything were slimmer than Rosie O’Donnell winning Miss (or Mr.) Congeniality. [Read More]
Ebola outbreak must be controlled
17 hours ago -
The Ebola virus is one of the least understood but most deadly viruses on the African continent, spreading rapidly if not checked in its early stages. [Read More]
Commentary: Errors and emissions Commentary: Errors and emissions
17 hours ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
This just in: Saving the planet would be cheap; it might even be free. But will anyone believe the good news? [Read More]
Commentary: Startling adult friendships Commentary: Startling adult friendships
1 day ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Somebody recently asked me what I would do if I had $500 million to give away. My first thought was that I’d become a moderate version of the Koch brothers. [Read More]
Commentary: 'Invisible hand' now in your pocket Commentary: 'Invisible hand' now in your pocket
1 day ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
Adam Smith’s “invisible hand,” describing the efficient operation of markets, has morphed into a something else: an invisible hand in my pocket and yours. [Read More]
Commentary: Theater of war unavoidable Commentary: Theater of war unavoidable
1 day ago - - GENE LYONS
Maybe next time, they’ll award the Nobel Peace Prize at the end of a politician’s tenure rather than the beginning. There was always something mildly farcical about the Swedish committee recognizing President Obama’s lofty rhetoric in advance of real achievements. [Read More]
Commentary: The delays in immigration reform Commentary: The delays in immigration reform
2 days ago - - BYRON YORK
In light of President Obama’s decision to delay his much-anticipated edict on immigration until after November’s elections, some critics are asking why the president and Democrats in Congress didn’t pass immigration reform back when they had overwhelming majorities in both House and Senate. [Read More]
Commentary: Why do Americans hate America? Commentary: Why do Americans hate America?
2 days ago - - CAL THOMAS
After some hand-wringing over British citizens who have chosen to fight with ISIS, Prime Minister David Cameron said he thinks one reason for the defection is that too many of the defectors have forgotten what it means to be British. [Read More]
Commentary: The messy campaign against Islamic State Commentary: The messy campaign against Islamic State
2 days ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
President Barack Obama’s rollout of a military campaign in Syria against the Islamic State gets messier by the day. [Read More]
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