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DAN THOMASSON

Dan Thomasson is an op-ed columnist for McClatchy-Tribune and a former vice president of Scripps Howard Newspapers. Readers may send him email at thomassondan@aol.com.

Articles by DAN THOMASSON

Commentary: The folly of college rankings Commentary: The folly of college rankings
9 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
This is the time of year when you wake up and discover the alma mater you cherish and support isn’t even in the fourth tier of some expert’s widely publicized idea of the best colleges in the nation. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump threatens election process Commentary: Trump threatens election process
17 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
WASHINGTON — If you’re thinking about attending a Donald Trump rally just to see what it’s all about, you might not want to let your curiosity get the better of you. [Read More]
Commentary: Justice missing in 'rape culture' furor Commentary: Justice missing in 'rape culture' furor
18 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
Among the conversations parents need to have with an offspring heading for the wilds of campus life for the first time is one that is increasingly necessary but may be difficult to articulate. [Read More]
Commentary: Without equality, tragedies won't end Commentary: Without equality, tragedies won't end
22 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
The tragedies that keep befalling us are best described in one word: excess. [Read More]
Commentary: Civility needed in American politics Commentary: Civility needed in American politics
26 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
Several years ago Jim Mullen had a good idea. Actually it turned out to be a great idea, considering the state of American politics today. [Read More]
Commentary: Queen Hillary has an Achilles' heel Commentary: Queen Hillary has an Achilles' heel
26 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
WASHINGTON — If one has to explain in a word why Hillary Clinton has made decisions that have undercut her image and left her vulnerable to questions about her ethics and at times even her honesty, it is “imperiousness.” [Read More]
Commentary: Ryan needs to decide soon on Trump Commentary: Ryan needs to decide soon on Trump
31 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
Paul Ryan has little choice but to endorse Donald Trump ... sooner rather than later. To do otherwise probably would cost him speakership of the House, and might end his political career much too soon. [Read More]
Commentary: A victim of post-9/11 rendition Commentary: A victim of post-9/11 rendition
33 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
In the days following the 2001 terrorist attack on America, plenty of things were done that probably should not have been. [Read More]
Commentary: New SAT does little to repair process Commentary: New SAT does little to repair process
38 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
Once again the dreaded SAT, known universally with fear and trembling by millions of students, has been altered in an attempt to prove it is still relevant — if, of course, it ever was. [Read More]
Commentary: Nancy Reagan's image changer Commentary: Nancy Reagan's image changer
38 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
I learned of Nancy Reagan’s death while driving to the Sunday reprise of the Gridiron Club’s annual spring dinner show. [Read More]
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