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Commentary: At 93, Angell still playing the game Commentary: At 93, Angell still playing the game
5 days ago - - MAUREEN DOWD
NEW YORK — Roger Angell takes off his brown J. Press sports coat and blue cap, yanks out his hearing aids, stashes his cane, and sits down for a shave and haircut at Delta barbershop at 72nd and Lex., the same spot he’s patronized for 40 years. [Read More]
Commentary: We fail when we teach the test
5 days ago -
I’m worried that we’re no longer teaching students how to think critically or to write well. [Read More]
Commentary: Moving away from our selfishness Commentary: Moving away from our selfishness
5 days ago - - KATHRYN LOPEZ
“Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency,” the late poet Maya Angelou reflected in an interview with USA Today in 1988. “We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous or honest.” [Read More]
Commentary: What would Jesus say on immigration? Commentary: What would Jesus say on immigration?
6 days ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Conservatives are quick to embrace religious figures who agree with them on issues like abortion, same-sex marriage, and the right of business owners to deny contraception coverage to their employees. [Read More]
Commentary: Perry makes bold move on border Commentary: Perry makes bold move on border
6 days ago - - CAL THOMAS
Gov. Rick Perry of Texas plans to order 1,000 National Guard troops to his state’s border with Mexico in an effort to stem the tide of immigrants illegally entering from Central America, dispersing around the country once they’ve made it into Texas. [Read More]
Commentary: Comeback disproves doomsayers Commentary: Comeback disproves doomsayers
6 days ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
The states, Justice Louis Brandeis famously pointed out, are the laboratories of democracy. And it’s still true. [Read More]
Commentary: Intercession badly needed in mad world Commentary: Intercession badly needed in mad world
6 days ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
Yesterday was my feast day, or as the Italians call it, my “onomastico.” Since I live in the United States, it went completely unnoticed. [Read More]
Commentary: When 'humanity' is used as a weapon Commentary: When 'humanity' is used as a weapon
6 days ago - - DIANA WEST
There’s something darkly coincidental in the fact that the latest weapon to be deployed against the survival instinct of both Israel and the United States is an alleged “heartlessness” when it comes to children. [Read More]
EDITORIAL ROUNDUP
6 days ago -
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is parenting being criminalized? RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is parenting being criminalized?
1 week ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
The Indiana Gazette continues a weekly editorial page face-off, by opposing writes on a topic of interest. Today, Ben Boychuck and Joel Mathis debate where it is a crime to parent "free-range" kids. [Read More]
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