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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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Political letters deadline set Political letters deadline set
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Monday, May 1, at 5 p.m. is the deadline to submit letters related to the May 16 primary election. [Read More]

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Commentary: North Korea poses the biggest threat Commentary: North Korea poses the biggest threat
6 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Every president has an early foreign policy test, and Donald Trump is no exception. Trump’s test is actually already in progress, and it bears some resemblance to the one faced by a young President John Kennedy. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump can make history Commentary: Trump can make history
6 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
President Trump presents his first budget to Congress today. It is, as The Washington Post points out, “historic,” because if adopted it would be the biggest contraction in the federal government since the end of World War II. [Read More]
Commentary: An ode to gentlemen's fashions of yore Commentary: An ode to gentlemen's fashions of yore
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My father always wore a hat. Always. [Read More]
Commentary: This guy's going to make us great again? Commentary: This guy's going to make us great again?
6 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
WASHINGTON — It is becoming increasingly apparent that Donald Trump bluffed his way through the presidential campaign. [Read More]
Commentary: Benedict Option serves to divide Commentary: Benedict Option serves to divide
6 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Faith seems to come in two personalities, the purist and the ironist. Purists believe that everything in the world is part of a harmonious whole. All questions point ultimately to a single answer. [Read More]
Commentary: Lawmakers, step into the light Commentary: Lawmakers, step into the light
6 weeks ago -
Democracies die behind closed doors. Those were the words of federal judge Damon Keith about secret deportation hearings after the 9/11 attacks. [Read More]
Commentary: America's longest war Commentary: America's longest war
6 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to spend $1.4 billion of New York’s resources to solve the persistent problem of poverty in central Brooklyn. [Read More]
Commentary: Is our species facing trouble? Commentary: Is our species facing trouble?
6 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Let’s begin with sex. As a couple finishes its business, millions of sperm begin theirs: rushing toward an egg to fertilize it. But these days, scientists say, an increasing proportion of sperm are misshapen, sometimes with two heads or two tails. [Read More]
Commentary: Transparency is for everybody Commentary: Transparency is for everybody
6 weeks ago -
Every action of government is your business. [Read More]
Commentary: Facts: Enemies of the People Commentary: Facts: Enemies of the People
6 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
The U.S. economy added 10.3 million jobs during President Barack Obama’s second term, or 214,000 a month. This brought the official unemployment rate below 5 percent, and a number of indicators suggested that by late last year we were fairly close to full employment. [Read More]
Commentary: Women, you are not victims Commentary: Women, you are not victims
6 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
We had A Day Without Immigrants, designed to teach us how to appreciate immigrants. We had A Day Without Women, designed to teach us how to appreciate women (which will translate into a lot of toilet seats left up across the country). [Read More]
Commentary: Time to defend free speech Commentary: Time to defend free speech
7 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Charles Murray, someone who makes his living by thinking and appreciates its grandeur as a guiding force, recently had a firsthand encounter with a mob of college students insisting instead that fury should rule the day. [Read More]
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