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Read a variety of opinions and commentaries from across the political spectrum by popular syndicated columnists daily on The Indiana Gazette Online.

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Commentary: Don't let flags, words distract us Commentary: Don't let flags, words distract us
6 weeks ago -
It’s so much easier to talk about race in this country through tangents than it is to address the festering, underlying problem. [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: Founding Fathers wanted it this way AS I SEE IT: Founding Fathers wanted it this way
6 weeks ago -
After the colonists broke away from a tyrannical British monarch, the Founding Fathers of our country stitched together a Constitution whose basic fabric was based upon a system of checks and balances, so no single branch of government could rule imperiously. [Read More]
Commentary: Bombs rain in Nuba Mountains Commentary: Bombs rain in Nuba Mountains
6 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
IN THE NUBA MOUNTAINS, Sudan — The eight children in the Shanta family lived in a village of grass huts and had never turned on an electric light or worn a watch, never ridden a car or even a bicycle, never spoken on the telephone. [Read More]
Commentary: The pope gets involved Commentary: The pope gets involved
6 weeks ago - - KATHRYN LOPEZ
What business does the pope have getting involved in politics and science? That’s a question that has come up in recent days surrounding the release of Pope Francis’s much anticipated encyclical, or letter, on ecology. [Read More]
Commentary: Trade winds blow ill for Hillary Commentary: Trade winds blow ill for Hillary
6 weeks ago - - MAUREEN DOWD
It’s hard being Elizabeth Warren. Especially when you’re not Elizabeth Warren. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Do students need Shakespeare? Red-Blue America: Do students need Shakespeare?
6 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis, the Red-Blue America columnists, weigh in on whether Shakespeare is obsolete for students today. [Read More]
Commentary: Defeating terrorists Commentary: Defeating terrorists
6 weeks ago -
The U.S. scored a noteworthy victory last week when an American missile killed Nasser al-Wuhayshi, the longtime leader of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula and the global organization’s No. 2. [Read More]
Commentary: Dolezal's 'passing' a poor imitation of tragic old practice Commentary: Dolezal's 'passing' a poor imitation of tragic old practice
6 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
“Imitation of Life” is one of my favorite movies. I always put aside whatever else I’m doing when it comes on TCM, and settle in for what I know will be a monumental crying session during the last scene. [Read More]
Commentary: The old-fashioned way Commentary: The old-fashioned way
6 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Ohio Gov. John Kasich accurately summarized the race for the Republican presidential nomination: “Frankly, I thought Jeb was just going to suck all the air out of the room, and it just hasn’t happened.” [Read More]
Commentary: Voodoo, Jeb! style Commentary: Voodoo, Jeb! style
6 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
On Monday Jeb Bush — or I guess that’s Jeb!, since he seems to have decided to replace his family name with a punctuation mark — finally made his campaign for the White House official, and gave us a first view of his policy goals. [Read More]
Commentary: Underestimating Scott Walker Commentary: Underestimating Scott Walker
6 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Economically speaking, all 237 GOP presidential candidates are selling the same Magic Beans. [Read More]
Commentary: Bring back the right to be stupid Commentary: Bring back the right to be stupid
6 weeks ago -
When did we forfeit our God-given right to be stupid? [Read More]
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