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Commentary: Syria's horror exposes Putin's blame Commentary: Syria's horror exposes Putin's blame
7 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Images of the human horror in Syria filled the world’s news screens this week: infants, children, teens, adults, some strong, some weak, all helpless and hopeless. Mouths gasping for air and oozing foam, eyes staring but not seeing. The dying lay alongside the already dead. [Read More]
Commentary: Democrats need to show empathy Commentary: Democrats need to show empathy
7 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
When I write about people struggling with addictions or homelessness, liberals exude sympathy while conservatives respond with snarling hostility to losers who make “bad choices.” [Read More]
Commentary: The Pence-Graham rule Commentary: The Pence-Graham rule
7 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Millennials and others of a certain age have not lived in a time when fidelity was universally valued and mostly supported by culture — though sometimes hypocritically — and its opposite was roundly condemned. [Read More]
Commentary: Rep. Schiff mum on what he saw Commentary: Rep. Schiff mum on what he saw
7 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Adam Schiff, ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, has been sharply critical of the panel’s Republican chairman, Devin Nunes, for visiting the White House to view classified documents that Nunes says show the Obama administration intercepted the communications of Donald Trump. [Read More]
Commentary: Syrian conflict has no easy fix Commentary: Syrian conflict has no easy fix
7 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
With each passing day our new president is discovering that every big problem he faces is like Obamacare — if there were a good, easy solution it would have been found already, and even the less good solutions are more than his own party is ready to pay for or the country is ready to tolerate. [Read More]
Commentary: Coal country is a state of mind Commentary: Coal country is a state of mind
7 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
West Virginia went overwhelmingly for Donald Trump in November — in fact, he beat Hillary Clinton by almost a 3-to-1 majority. And it may seem obvious why: The state is the heart of coal country, and Trump promised to bring coal jobs back by eliminating Obama-era environmental regulations. [Read More]
Commentary: A drastic solution to a serious problem Commentary: A drastic solution to a serious problem
7 weeks ago - - JOHN CRISP
Two contiguous stories in my local newspaper last week describe the same growing national problem, one in analytical statistical terms, the other as horrifying human tragedy. [Read More]
Commentary: Gorsuch and the ghost of Reid Commentary: Gorsuch and the ghost of Reid
7 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
What goes around comes around is one of life’s undeniable truisms and never more than in the politics of Washington, D.C. (the “D.C.” increasingly standing for dysfunctional city). [Read More]
Commentary: Trump flounders on trade policy Commentary: Trump flounders on trade policy
7 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
During the campaign, Donald Trump talked loudly and often about how he was going to renegotiate the United States’ “horrible trade deals,” bringing back millions of good jobs. So far, however, nothing has happened. [Read More]
Commentary: Probe into Russian tampering must be honest Commentary: Probe into Russian tampering must be honest
7 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
WASHINGTON — Forget about the House intelligence committee when it comes to investigating whether Russia stuck its snout into our election. The panel, as led by its Republican chairman, Devin Nunes of California, with the support of GOP leadership, has lost any credibility now and in the future. [Read More]
Commentary: In Trump country, loyalty remains amid budget cuts Commentary: In Trump country, loyalty remains amid budget cuts
7 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
TULSA, Okla. — Rhonda McCracken is a kindergarten teacher and a Republican who voted for President Donald Trump. Now she’s wrestling with the consequences. [Read More]
Commentary: Woman in hijab praises Christianity Commentary: Woman in hijab praises Christianity
7 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I was sitting at the immigration office this week with a client, fuming because the officer was taking what seemed like hours to fill out one form, stamp it and send us on our way. [Read More]
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