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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: What if CNN covered the American Revolution? Commentary: What if CNN covered the American Revolution?
4 days ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
One of my favorite movies is “Jurassic Park.” Actually, that’s not true. One of my 6-year-old nephew’s favorite movies is “Jurassic Park,” which means we watch it on a loop, which means that unless I want to engage a therapist, I embrace my inner Tyrannosaurus rex and pretend it was enti [Read More]
Commentary: 'Anchor babies' and the 14th Amendment Commentary: 'Anchor babies' and the 14th Amendment
2 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I had a former “anchor baby” in my office the other day. [Read More]
Commentary: One year after her death, remembering my mom Commentary: One year after her death, remembering my mom
4 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I’ve spent the last few weeks trying to figure out how I would commemorate the first anniversary of my mother’s death on Aug. 8, 2014. I wasn’t sure that I’d be able to adequately convey its significance in my altered life. [Read More]
COMMENTARY: Boy Scouts' decisions on gay leaders not about the kids COMMENTARY: Boy Scouts' decisions on gay leaders not about the kids
5 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
Any Boy Scout can tell you that there are a lot of different types of knots. Square knots. Slip knots. Rope knots. Figure eight knots. [Read More]
Commentary: Planned Parenthood's work among the worst atrocities Commentary: Planned Parenthood's work among the worst atrocities
6 weeks 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
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 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
11 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]
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