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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: Critics of Milo Yiannopoulos are hypocritical Commentary: Critics of Milo Yiannopoulos are hypocritical
2 days ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I’ve often thought that some of the most vocal critics of child abuse really didn’t care as much as they pretended to care about abused and neglected children. [Read More]
Commentary: Time to stop closing eyes to incompetence, venality Commentary: Time to stop closing eyes to incompetence, venality
1 week ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I don’t believe in a binary world. It’s rarely “either/or,” black or white, good or evil. People who live without ambiguity are probably happy, but I’m betting that they’re also undesirable dinner guests or life partners. [Read More]
Commentary: Mean senators didn't silence a little lady at hearing
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Commentary: Mean senators didn't silence a little lady at hearing
2 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
Apparently, the confirmation hearing for Attorney General-nominee Jefferson Beauregard Sessions had nothing to do with Jefferson Beauregard Sessions. [Read More]
Commentary: Judge Gorsuch is what we've been waiting for Commentary: Judge Gorsuch is what we've been waiting for
3 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
“A judge who likes every outcome he reaches is very likely a bad judge.” [Read More]
Commentary: Trump goes too far with immigration proposals Commentary: Trump goes too far with immigration proposals
4 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
This is the column I didn’t want to write. [Read More]
Commentary: Thoughts on race, America as Obama says goodbye Commentary: Thoughts on race, America as Obama says goodbye
6 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I don’t usually live my days according to a particular theme. There’s no planning that goes into them unless I’m celebrating a birthday or some other exceptional event. [Read More]
Commentary: How hate crime legislation fails nation's men
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Commentary: How hate crime legislation fails nation's men
7 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
You know why I despise the whole idea of hate crime legislation? Because it validates the repellent idea that some victims are more important, more valued, more deeply mourned or cared for than others. [Read More]
Commentary: We've let frivolity distract us from another genocide Commentary: We've let frivolity distract us from another genocide
10 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
A lawyer who works for the Philadelphia City Solicitor’s office gets caught on camera hanging out with a moron who sprays anti-Trump graffiti on a wall. The mayor suggests it’s a “dumb mistake.” The wine-sipping dilettante keeps his job. It’s disgusting and unfair. [Read More]
COMMENTARY: Villanova needs to find out if 'hate crime' report true COMMENTARY: Villanova needs to find out if 'hate crime' report true
11 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I grew up with “Saturday Night Live.” When it debuted in 1975, I was a high school freshman and I looked a little bit like Emily Litella with her eyeglasses and unkempt hair. For that reason alone, she endeared herself to me. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump makes up for tweet by nailing Fidel Castro Commentary: Trump makes up for tweet by nailing Fidel Castro
12 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
Fidel Castro was a very accommodating fellow. He died just a few hours before I did my weekly radio program, thereby giving me the great gift of his demise as topic No. 1. I made the most of it. [Read More]
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