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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: The real meaning of 'amnesty' in immigration debate Commentary: The real meaning of 'amnesty' in immigration debate
1 week ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I wanted to write this Tuesday morning, after I saw what happened in the Iowa caucuses. I wanted to sit down at the keyboard and, in a stream of consciousness worthy of James Joyce, express my belief that the acid test for the GOP would be the way it deals with immigration. [Read More]
Commentary: I'm no fan of Barack Obama, but those tears were real Commentary: I'm no fan of Barack Obama, but those tears were real
5 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
When the massacre at Sandy Hook occurred three years ago, I went through my own personal sea change. [Read More]
Commentary: Still loving pageants, despite Steve Harvey and feminists Commentary: Still loving pageants, despite Steve Harvey and feminists
7 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
When I was younger, beauty pageants were big events. [Read More]
Commentary: A bookstore conversation turns to race Commentary: A bookstore conversation turns to race
8 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I am very rarely recognized in public, and when it happens, I’m usually mistaken for someone else. [Read More]
Commentary: I'm anti-abortion ... because I'm anti-murder Commentary: I'm anti-abortion ... because I'm anti-murder
10 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I didn’t kill three people at Planned Parenthood. [Read More]
Commentary: Cultural sensitivity complainers hit new low in Canada Commentary: Cultural sensitivity complainers hit new low in Canada
11 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
Growing up in a world where irony and humor are banned by governmental fiat is a dangerous thing. It turns healthy human beings into all-purpose victims. [Read More]
Commentary: Real evil posed by authoritarian political correctness Commentary: Real evil posed by authoritarian political correctness
13 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I’m probably not allowed to have an opinion on this because I’m white, but when you grow up as the oldest child in a family of five headstrong Irish-Italian mutts, not having an opinion is metaphysically impossible. [Read More]
Commentary: Facebook is where political discourse goes to die Commentary: Facebook is where political discourse goes to die
15 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
Facebook is a little bit like “Lord of the Flies,” without the exotic island locale. It’s a place where people can gang up on you in a virtual lynch mob if you stray from the communal orthodoxy, and they use the “like” button as rope. [Read More]
Commentary: Hillary's true colors on display at Benghazi hearing Commentary: Hillary's true colors on display at Benghazi hearing
16 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I can pinpoint the precise moment when I realized that Hillary Clinton was as toxic as one of those old Superfund waste sites and needed to be eliminated from the political landscape so she’d stop leaching poison into the groundwater. [Read More]
Commentary: In ways we didn't expect, pope touches American hearts Commentary: In ways we didn't expect, pope touches American hearts
20 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
Since March 2013, when Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Buenos Aires became Pope Francis of the Universe, I’ve written about him at least 20 times. [Read More]
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