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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: Boy-abusing women no different than girl-abusing men Commentary: Boy-abusing women no different than girl-abusing men
11 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
Life is unpredictable. Just ask Hillary Clinton. I mean, you wake up Tuesday morning planning to give a big electoral hug to Michigan, and you go to bed not caring if arsenic starts flowing through the tap water in Flint. You just never know how the day is going to pan out, so to speak. [Read More]
Commentary: Campaign shows we remain on the 'Eve of Destruction' Commentary: Campaign shows we remain on the 'Eve of Destruction'
12 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I woke up on Wednesday morning with a song going through my head: “The Eve of Destruction.” It bounced around in the echo chamber between my ears as I brushed and flossed, as I ironed my blouse, as I coaxed my hair into a semblance of order. [Read More]
Commentary: There's no reason for Academy Awards to change Commentary: There's no reason for Academy Awards to change
13 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
Despite a few recent polls that suggest most Americans don’t really care about the Oscars, I think we secretly do. It may not seem hip to have an opinion about who gets to “thank the academy” and a hundred thousand minor acquaintances before the music drowns them out. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama's disgraceful decision to skip Scalia funeral Commentary: Obama's disgraceful decision to skip Scalia funeral
14 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I always used to smile knowingly, which is another way of saying smirked, when someone would tell me they didn’t go to funerals because the dead wouldn’t know if they showed up and besides, it was more important to show respect while the person was still alive. [Read More]
Commentary: The real meaning of 'amnesty' in immigration debate Commentary: The real meaning of 'amnesty' in immigration debate
16 weeks 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
20 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
22 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
23 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
25 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
26 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]
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