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Commentary: Obama's anti-coal agenda obvious
5 weeks ago -
It has become perfectly clear that President Barack Obama’s goal is to shut down coal-fired power plants — whether doing so is essential in battling climate change or not. [Read More]
Commentary: Wonders of walking benefit both the soles and the soul Commentary: Wonders of walking benefit both the soles and the soul
5 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. — Walking is the real miracle drug. Scientists have long connected systematic exercise to better health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, regular walkers “live longer and have a lower risk for many diseases. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: The Rodney Dangerfield office POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: The Rodney Dangerfield office
5 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Rodney Dangerfield, a popular American comedian best known for his iconic catchphrase “I don’t get no respect,” was never lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania, but he would have been right at home — the lieutenant governor’s office doesn’t get much respect, either. [Read More]
Commentary: Revive Free Flow of Information Act
5 weeks ago -
Is Congress ready to recognize that protecting reporters’ sources protects the public’s right to know? [Read More]
Commentary: When less was more in the news business Commentary: When less was more in the news business
6 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
When I first worked at the newspaper trade in Washington, back in 1966, it was a different form of journalism. I don’t mean the difference in the technology, the 24-hour news cycle, or the ramped up interest in celebrity. I mean something more protean, more organic. [Read More]
Commentary: In the land of mass graves Commentary: In the land of mass graves
6 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Just over two decades ago, Rwanda was swept up in a murderous wave of ethnic violence that was as bad or worse as anything happening today in Iraq and Syria. [Read More]
Commentary: Chicken Little talk about Iraq Commentary: Chicken Little talk about Iraq
6 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Here’s an amazing fact that most of the Chicken Little rhetoric about the crisis in Iraq fails to take into account: The city of Mosul, population 1.5 million, fell to ISIL insurgents because two divisions of Iraq’s army (30,000 soldiers) shed their uniforms, abandoned their weapons and fled ... [Read More]
Commentary: Echoes of 2003 in Iraq debate Commentary: Echoes of 2003 in Iraq debate
6 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Is this 2014 or 2003? I’m flinching at a painful sense of deja vu as we hear calls for military intervention in Iraq, as President Barack Obama himself — taunted by critics who contend he’s weak — is said to be considering drone strikes there. [Read More]
Commentary: For Iraq ... too little, too late? Commentary: For Iraq ... too little, too late?
6 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
George W. Bush never claimed to be prescient, but here he is in 2007, warning us what would happen if the United States prematurely pulled its troops out of Iraq before Iraqi forces were sufficiently trained ... [Read More]
Commentary: What to do with the twins? Commentary: What to do with the twins?
6 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
There is much talk right now about America teaming up with Iran to push back the coalition of Sunni militias that has taken over Mosul and other Sunni towns in western Iraq and Syria. For now, I’d say stay out of this fight — not because it’s the best option but because it’s the least bad. [Read More]
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