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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: Liberal women cannot put up with criticism Commentary: Liberal women cannot put up with criticism
4 days 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
2 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
3 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
4 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
7 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
8 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]
Commentary: Supreme Court should not usurp voice of the people Commentary: Supreme Court should not usurp voice of the people
9 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
John Roberts cut through the semantics and the florid prose about “dignity” when he said this to one of the attorneys arguing in favor of same-sex marriage: “You’re not seeking to join the institution. You’re seeking to change what the institution is.” [Read More]
Commentary: Tebow and Eagles - What a surprise Commentary: Tebow and Eagles - What a surprise
10 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
You must have known I’d write about Tim Tebow, the quarterback signed this past week by the Philadelphia Eagles. [Read More]
Commentary: Age is more than just a number, and that's a good thing Commentary: Age is more than just a number, and that's a good thing
11 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
It’s popular to say that age is just a number. I never understood that statement. Aside from being self-evident, the implication that age is irrelevant makes absolutely no sense. [Read More]
Commentary: Avoiding seeing things as they really are Commentary: Avoiding seeing things as they really are
12 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
Last weekend, I managed to successfully brainwash my 6-year-old nephew into believing that Ultraman, that low-tech superhero of 1970s television, is the greatest champion of all time. [Read More]
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