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MARTIN SCHRAM

Martin Schram is a veteran Washington journalist, author and TV documentary executive. His column is distributed by McClatchy-Tribune News Service. Email him at martin.schram@gmail.com.

Articles by MARTIN SCHRAM

Commentary: GOP undercuts Obama, heritage Commentary: GOP undercuts Obama, heritage
25 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The Grand Old Party’s decline and fall from political grace and grandeur is accelerating at a pace that is more than just astonishing. It is frankly sad for those who have Republicans’ best interests — and America’s — at heart. [Read More]
Commentary: How GOP endangered its own security Commentary: How GOP endangered its own security
26 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The Republican Party may well have put its destiny on display for all to see this past week. For months, its leaders had promised us their new Republican-controlled Congress would hit the ground running to show America the GOP can not only govern, but actually make Washington work. [Read More]
Commentary: Giuliani smears way to success Commentary: Giuliani smears way to success
26 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
If Rudy Giuliani didn’t already exist, the Grand Old Party’s hate-driven wingers would have had to invent him. [Read More]
Commentary: W.Va. train crash sends up warning flare Commentary: W.Va. train crash sends up warning flare
27 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
A huge column of fire shot skyward — then fanned out in all directions at once, becoming a massive fireball that seemed to hover over tiny Mount Carbon, which is just downriver from Boomer, W.Va., which is officially a “census-designated place” of 813 people. [Read More]
Commentary: Anchor adrift, questions unasked Commentary: Anchor adrift, questions unasked
28 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
NBC News is now focusing its investigative lens on its own temporarily dropped anchor, Brian Williams. For the next six months, at least, the $10 million a year superstar of 30 Rock will be on an unpaid suspension assignment somewhere in NBC’s Elba. [Read More]
Commentary: Old politics, not new governance Commentary: Old politics, not new governance
29 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
After three months of post-election victory parades and promises that we’ll soon see the all-new Good Governance Grand Old Party, this was the week the Republican Party finally delivered. [Read More]
Commentary: Once again, we say 'Never again' Commentary: Once again, we say 'Never again'
31 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
“The Fuhrer has ordered that the Jewish question be solved once and for all, and that we, the SS, are to implement the order. I have therefore earmarked Auschwitz for this purpose.” [Read More]
Commentary: Muslims must reclaim faith Commentary: Muslims must reclaim faith
33 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Today, we must try to look beyond the horrific reality the world witnessed a week ago when Islamic terrorists killed 17 people in Paris. While never forgetting those tragedies, we must also focus on a series of far more massive massacres. [Read More]
Commentary: Closing a gap in Mario Cuomo's legacy Commentary: Closing a gap in Mario Cuomo's legacy
34 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Accolades and oft-told anecdotes have been rolling in ever since Mario Cuomo — the most famous politician of his era who never became president (indeed, never even ran for the job!) — died of heart failure on New Year’s Day, at age 82. [Read More]
Commentary: It's time to fight robocall scams Commentary: It's time to fight robocall scams
34 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The attackers struck without warning during the hectic holiday season, pinpointing a target in our homeland from half a world away. It was your home telephone. [Read More]
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