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COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS

Cokie and Steven V. Roberts write a column distributed by the Newspaper Enterprise Association.

Articles by COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS

Commentary: Return of the Know-Nothings Commentary: Return of the Know-Nothings
34 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
“Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty rapid,” Abraham Lincoln wrote in 1855. “As a nation, we began by declaring that ‘all men are created equal.’ We now practically read it, ‘all men are created equal, except negroes.’ [Read More]
Commentary: 'Now it is our time to heal' Commentary: 'Now it is our time to heal'
36 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
NEW ORLEANS — Touring the World War II Museum here means viewing endless images of human heroism and misery. [Read More]
Commentary: Halting the heroin scourge Commentary: Halting the heroin scourge
38 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Steve was guest-hosting “The Diane Rehm Show” on NPR recently, and the topic was the nationwide upsurge in heroin addiction. The first caller was Stacy from New Albany, Ind. [Read More]
Commentary: Just worry about the kids Commentary: Just worry about the kids
39 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans — Cokie’s hometown — breaking the levees and damaging or destroying almost all of the city’s already dilapidated and disgraceful public schools. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump meets the Media Primary Commentary: Trump meets the Media Primary
40 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
After his confrontation with Megyn Kelly during last week’s televised debate, Donald Trump was asked if he’d apologize to the Fox News anchor for calling her a “bimbo” and implying that her questioning was motivated by her menstrual cycle. [Read More]
Commentary: Weighing Biden's pros and cons Commentary: Weighing Biden's pros and cons
41 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Will Joe Biden run for president? An answer to that question should come by fall, and meanwhile, Team Biden will be weighing the arguments for and against another campaign. [Read More]
COMMENTARY: Making real-world decisions COMMENTARY: Making real-world decisions
42 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
As Congress debates the deal forged by the United States and five other world powers to restrict Iran’s nuclear ambitions, many opponents are asking the wrong question: Is this a perfect deal that solves all of our problems with Tehran? [Read More]
Commentary: Don't help out the terrorists Commentary: Don't help out the terrorists
43 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
After five American soldiers were murdered in Chattanooga by a deranged Muslim gunman, the nation reacted with anger, shock and fear. [Read More]
Commentary: The haters are always wrong Commentary: The haters are always wrong
44 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Donald Trump is part of a long and shameful tradition in American politics. Our history is full of cynical and vicious demagogues who exploit the fears and frustrations of voters by blaming foreigners for all of our problems. [Read More]
Commentary: Pay farmers now, not doctors later Commentary: Pay farmers now, not doctors later
45 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
TAKOMA PARK, Md. — Sometimes a simple idea makes so much sense, you have to wonder: Why didn’t folks think of this sooner? [Read More]
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