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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: Travel ban equals Muslim ban Commentary: Travel ban equals Muslim ban
2 days ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
Religion is very important to me. I’m not unusual. According to a recent Pew report, three-quarters of Americans said that religion was at least “somewhat important” in their lives, and well over half said that it was “very important.” Only 11 percent said that it was “not important.” [Read More]
Commentary: Women, you are not victims Commentary: Women, you are not victims
1 week ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
We had A Day Without Immigrants, designed to teach us how to appreciate immigrants. We had A Day Without Women, designed to teach us how to appreciate women (which will translate into a lot of toilet seats left up across the country). [Read More]
Commentary: Critics of Milo Yiannopoulos are hypocritical Commentary: Critics of Milo Yiannopoulos are hypocritical
4 weeks 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
5 weeks 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
6 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
7 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
8 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
10 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
11 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
14 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]
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