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Commentary: Release came at too high a price Commentary: Release came at too high a price
7 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Defenders of President Obama’s release of five Taliban terrorists from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in exchange for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl cite as justification Israel’s history of swapping hundreds of Palestinian prisoners for one or two Israeli soldiers. [Read More]
TOM CORBETT: Allow states to help resolve VA crisis TOM CORBETT: Allow states to help resolve VA crisis
7 weeks ago -
As governor and a former member of the 28th Infantry Division in the Pennsylvania National Guard, I am deeply troubled and outraged by the recent reports of significant negligence and systemic delays in patient care for our country’s veterans throughout the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). [Read More]
Commentary: Interests, ideology and climate Commentary: Interests, ideology and climate
7 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
There are three things we know about man-made global warming. First, the consequences will be terrible if we don’t take quick action to limit carbon emissions. [Read More]
Commentary: Pot rules in Colorado Commentary: Pot rules in Colorado
7 weeks ago - - MAUREEN DOWD
In the last chapter, I covered how not to get high. In this one, I will cover how to get high. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Should U.S. pay reparations? RED-BLUE AMERICA: Should U.S. pay reparations?
7 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
The Indiana Gazette continues a weekly editorial page face-off, by opposing writers on a topic of interest. Today, Ben Boychuck and Joel Mathis debate the case for reparations [Read More]
Commentary: The political climate needs a change Commentary: The political climate needs a change
7 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Food stamps have never been more popular, economic growth is in the doldrums, average household income remains in a slump, the work force is still shrinking, a third of everyone between 18 and 34 is living with parents, and President Barack Obama wants to make things worse. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama administration's Bowe-for-monsters problem Commentary: Obama administration's Bowe-for-monsters problem
7 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
When you practice immigration law, as I do, your idea of what it means to be “American” is both fluid and sacred. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Tom Wolf's real opponent in election POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Tom Wolf's real opponent in election
7 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Newly nominated Democrat Tom Wolf thinks he is running against Republican incumbent Tom Corbett for Pennsylvania governor. And he is. But he is also running against history — a lot of it — all predicting that Wolf won’t defeat Corbett in the fall. [Read More]
Commentary: The climate domino Commentary: The climate domino
7 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Maybe it’s me, but the predictable right-wing cries of outrage over the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rules on carbon seem oddly muted and unfocused. I mean, these are the people who managed to create national outrage over nonexistent death panels. [Read More]
Commentary: Governments hide, voters decide Commentary: Governments hide, voters decide
7 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Congress doesn’t do much these days, but here’s one bill that could command bipartisan support: a federal shield law protecting journalists against overzealous prosecutors. [Read More]
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