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AS I SEE IT: Restore our pillars to be great again AS I SEE IT: Restore our pillars to be great again
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America went from being a colonial backwater to the greatest country in the history of the world because of three strong pillars: natural law, civic virtue and economic patriotism. [Read More]
Commentary: Progressive family values Commentary: Progressive family values
12 hours ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Here’s what happens every election cycle: Pundits demand that politicians offer the country new ideas. Then, if and when a candidate actually does propose innovative policies, the news media pays little attention, chasing scandals or, all too often, fake scandals instead. [Read More]
Commentary: It's time for Trump Commentary: It's time for Trump
12 hours ago - - CAL THOMAS
Now that all of my inside-the-beltway, elitist, morally superior friends and colleagues have weighed in with their self-righteous denunciations of Donald Trump, it’s my turn. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Saving the white underclass RED-BLUE AMERICA: Saving the white underclass
2 days ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, debate how the U.S. can best deal with the problems faced by the white working class. [Read More]
Commentary: How to cover a charlatan Commentary: How to cover a charlatan
2 days ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
With presidential debates approaching, we in journalism are locked in a fierce dispute: How should we report on a duplicitous demagogue? [Read More]
Commentary: Sexual harassment in national parks Commentary: Sexual harassment in national parks
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With their towering peaks, foaming rivers, deep canyons, austere deserts and verdant forests, national parks offer some of America’s most gratifying escapes. But there is no escaping some social problems. [Read More]
Commentary: In aftermath of bombing Commentary: In aftermath of bombing
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The weapons of choice in last weekend’s New York City bombing tell us a lot about the motivation of the bomber — and no one in Boston needs to hear the president of the United States or FBI officials dance around that question. [Read More]
Commentary: There's no justification for Charlotte protesters' crimes Commentary: There's no justification for Charlotte protesters' crimes
3 days ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
After watching Charlotte go up in flames this week, I took to Facebook with this: “Let me be clear: Rioters deserve to be arrested. They are illegitimate. They are criminals. They deserve no understanding or sympathy. They are evil. [Read More]
Commentary: In the hot seat Commentary: In the hot seat
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U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has been getting a lot of notice for her tough questioning of Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf, and that’s as it should be. [Read More]
Commentary: The lying game Commentary: The lying game
3 days ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Here’s what we can be fairly sure will happen in Monday’s presidential debate: Donald Trump will lie repeatedly and grotesquely, on a variety of subjects. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton might say a couple of untrue things. Or she might not. [Read More]
Commentary: America needs 'Murrow moment' Commentary: America needs 'Murrow moment'
3 days ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The headline over the lead story in The New York Times was stunning in its directness: “Donald Trump Clung to ‘Birther’ Lie for Years, and Still Isn’t Apologetic.” [Read More]
Commentary: Is debate Hillary's to lose? Commentary: Is debate Hillary's to lose?
4 days ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Maybe, in the upcoming nationally televised debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, he will say something that infuriates her, causing her to crazily spout a sentence backwards, put her thumb on her nose, wiggle her fingers and then spit on his golden hair. [Read More]
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