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Commentary: Clinton BleachBits her past Commentary: Clinton BleachBits her past
13 hours ago -
While Hillary Clinton was preparing to deliver a big speech portraying Donald Trump as a racist, a figure from Clinton’s recent unhappy past — Rep. Trey Gowdy, chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi — added a new word to the 25-year vocabulary of Clinton scandals: BleachBit. [Read More]
Commentary: We could do worse than Obama Commentary: We could do worse than Obama
13 hours ago - - JOHN CRISP
For many of the college freshmen who will be assembling in my classes for the first time this week, Obama has been president for nearly half of the time they’ve been alive. [Read More]
Commentary: States of cruelty Commentary: States of cruelty
13 hours ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Something terrible has happened to pregnant women in Texas: Their mortality rate has doubled in recent years, and is now comparable to rates in places like Russia or Ukraine. [Read More]
Commentary: Where there's smoke there's fire Commentary: Where there's smoke there's fire
2 days ago - - CAL THOMAS
The prize quote of this incendiary political year may go to Hillary Clinton. [Read More]
Commentary: An 'appearance' of conflict Commentary: An 'appearance' of conflict
2 days ago - - DOYLE McMANUS
The first thing you need to know about the Clinton Foundation is that it’s not, contrary to what Donald Trump said last week, “the most corrupt enterprise in political history.” It’s not even close. [Read More]
Commentary: Private prisons bad deal for feds Commentary: Private prisons bad deal for feds
2 days ago -
It’s no secret that private prisons are more poorly run and more dangerous than government-run correctional facilities. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Is foundation hurting Clinton? Red-Blue America: Is foundation hurting Clinton?
3 days ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, debate whether the Clinton Foundation is a problem for Hillary Clinton. [Read More]
Commentary: The alt-right is all wrong Commentary: The alt-right is all wrong
3 days ago - - MAUREEN DOWD
RENO, Nev. — Hillary didn’t hang her head and cry, after she shot a man in Reno just to watch him die. [Read More]
Commentary: Of EpiPens and pharma bro Shkreli Commentary: Of EpiPens and pharma bro Shkreli
4 days ago -
In 2015, the so-called pharma bro Martin Shkreli vaulted to the top of America’s Most Despised list. How? By crowing about how his company hiked the price of a vital drug by more than 5,000 percent. [Read More]
Commentary: Emails reveal shocking system Commentary: Emails reveal shocking system
4 days ago -
The latest bunch of Clinton-era State Department emails released last week provide a host of instances in which donations to the Clinton Foundation netted the donors access to the secretary herself on an expedited basis. [Read More]
Commentary: Disgusted by anti-Catholic rhetoric of campaign Commentary: Disgusted by anti-Catholic rhetoric of campaign
4 days ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
They told me not to overreact. Read the comments “in context,” they said. And, after all, Christine, you’re an immigration lawyer; you have a tendency to blow these things out of proportion. Chill, lady. Go say a rosary and call us in the morning. [Read More]
Commentary: No, America isn't a hellhole Commentary: No, America isn't a hellhole
4 days ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Donald Trump has taken a strange turn lately. OK, he has taken a lot of strange turns — that’s what happens when you nominate a short-attention-span candidate who knows nothing about policy and refuses to sit still for more than three minutes. [Read More]
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