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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: Without equality, tragedies won't end Commentary: Without equality, tragedies won't end
3 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
7 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
7 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
12 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
14 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
19 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
19 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]
Commentary: Apple picks wrong time to take stand Commentary: Apple picks wrong time to take stand
22 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
There was a time when gentlemen didn’t read other gentlemen’s mail. That, of course, was when spying was considered a dirty business and some were punished by death for doing so. [Read More]
Commentary: Scalia death heats up partisan debate Commentary: Scalia death heats up partisan debate
24 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
Americans are about to be treated to what most assuredly will be a long-term, rancorous debate over filling the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court left by the unexpected death of Justice Antonin Scalia. [Read More]
Commentary: Sanders and his young supporters Commentary: Sanders and his young supporters
25 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
Marine General Lewis “Chesty” Puller reportedly once said that given an army of 18-year-olds he could conquer the world. [Read More]
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