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CHRISTINE FLOWERS

Christine Flowers, of the Philadelphia Daily News, is an op-ed columnist for McClatchy-Tribune.

Articles by CHRISTINE FLOWERS

Commentary: Planned Parenthood's work among the worst atrocities Commentary: Planned Parenthood's work among the worst atrocities
6 days ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
When I started doing asylum work almost 20 years ago, the comfortable cocoon that had been built around me by the nuns and then Bryn Mawr and then my first few jobs in the courtroom and the classroom began to crumble. [Read More]
Commentary: Etiquette now trumps authenticity Commentary: Etiquette now trumps authenticity
2 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
“Who am I to judge?” [Read More]
Commentary: Bill Cosby didn't deserve the benefit of the doubt Commentary: Bill Cosby didn't deserve the benefit of the doubt
3 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I was wrong. Bill Cosby didn't deserve the benefit of the doubt. He cheated on his wife, Camille. He cheated on his kids. He cheated on the people who fell in love with Dr. Huxtable, because they couldn't see any line of demarcation between him and his alter ego. [Read More]
Commentary: Same-sex ruling reflects 'pursuit of happiness' on steroids Commentary: Same-sex ruling reflects 'pursuit of happiness' on steroids
4 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I’ve been doing a lot of soul- searching this past week, trying to figure out why the legalization of same-sex marriage has administered such an emotional sucker punch to my solar plexus. [Read More]
Commentary: Liberal women cannot put up with criticism Commentary: Liberal women cannot put up with criticism
5 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I went to hear Ann Coulter speak a few weeks ago at an event sponsored by Philadelphia talk radio station WPHT. It was held at the Colonial Theater in the suburb of Phoenixville, the place where “The Blob” oozed into our national consciousness. [Read More]
Commentary: Dolezal's 'passing' a poor imitation of tragic old practice Commentary: Dolezal's 'passing' a poor imitation of tragic old practice
6 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
“Imitation of Life” is one of my favorite movies. I always put aside whatever else I’m doing when it comes on TCM, and settle in for what I know will be a monumental crying session during the last scene. [Read More]
Commentary: Jenner undeserving of ESPN's award for courage Commentary: Jenner undeserving of ESPN's award for courage
7 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
There are as many types of courage as there are personalities and human struggles. There isn’t a blueprint with bullet points to follow, although I think we’d all agree that soldiers, police officers and firefighters are entitled to an automatic assumption of heroism (until and unless they contr [Read More]
Commentary: Jenner lost dignity in macabre cheesecake posing Commentary: Jenner lost dignity in macabre cheesecake posing
8 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
So apparently we’re all supposed to be inspired by the Person Formerly Known as Bruce Jenner. [Read More]
Commentary: Focus on the human toll in train crash, not the politics Commentary: Focus on the human toll in train crash, not the politics
11 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
Tuesday night I went through a crash course in what really matters, in humanity, in mortality. I was watching the news reports about the Amtrak derailment, and I thanked God, literally thanked him out loud, for the fact that my immigration hearing in Baltimore had been canceled. [Read More]
Commentary: First Mother's Day without a mother Commentary: First Mother's Day without a mother
12 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
“Orphan” is a very empty word, starting with the initial “O” that reminds me of a big, alphabetic hole. It conjures up images of loss, of being rootless, of unwanted and untenable liberty. [Read More]
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