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Commentary: Playing it safe cost Pierson her job Commentary: Playing it safe cost Pierson her job
7 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
WASHINGTON — Julia Pierson’s failure as the first woman director of the Secret Service is symptomatic of a culture that pervades much of the federal government. [Read More]
Commentary: Let's not forget Bobby Jindal Commentary: Let's not forget Bobby Jindal
7 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
A few months ago, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal traveled to Washington to introduce a new national health care proposal. While there, he arranged to meet privately with a small group of conservative journalists and policy experts at the offices of the Ethics and Public Policy Center think tank. [Read More]
PAUL KRUGMAN: Voodoo economics rises from the dead PAUL KRUGMAN: Voodoo economics rises from the dead
7 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Even if Republicans take the Senate this year, gaining control of both houses of Congress, they won’t gain much in conventional terms: They’re already able to block legislation, and they still won’t be able to pass anything over the president’s veto. [Read More]
Commentary: Americans can handle the truth Commentary: Americans can handle the truth
7 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
The Ebola virus is not a threat, but ISIS is. That’s what some of our leaders tell us. Should we believe them? Do they have a track record for truth-telling that would lend them credibility? [Read More]
Commentary: Islamic State, Boko Haram and Batman Commentary: Islamic State, Boko Haram and Batman
7 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
What’s the right strategy for dealing with a world increasingly divided between zones of order and disorder? [Read More]
Commentary: Newspapers bind us together Commentary: Newspapers bind us together
7 weeks ago -
What do you care most about in life? Most of us would put family at, or near, the top of such a list. Friends would be there. So would our jobs or businesses, our livelihoods. Our homes. Maybe our pets. Our hobbies and pastimes. Add in those around us: Neighbors, the community, etc. [Read More]
Commentary: Too many secrets, not enough service Commentary: Too many secrets, not enough service
7 weeks ago - - MAUREEN DOWD
WASHINGTON — Did Julia Pierson get pushed off the glass cliff? [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: How important is your right to vote? RED-BLUE AMERICA: How important is your right to vote?
7 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
The midterm elections are just a few weeks away, and one of the traditional democratic virtues — voting — suddenly seems under fire. “Girls” star Lena Dunham offered a treatise urging voter turnout: “When you vote, you feel so, so good.” [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: America will continue to lead
7 weeks ago -
American leadership is the one constant in an uncertain world. As Americans, we see the future not as something beyond our control, but as something we can shape for the better through concerted and collective effort. [Read More]
Commentary: Depression denial syndrome Commentary: Depression denial syndrome
7 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Last week, Bill Gross, the so-called bond king, abruptly left PIMCO, the investment firm he had managed for decades. People who follow the financial industry were shocked but not exactly surprised; tales of internal troubles at PIMCO had been all over the papers. But why should you care? [Read More]
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