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Commentary: We take care of our own Commentary: We take care of our own
6 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
A few years ago, Bruce Springsteen came out with a song called “We Take Care of Our Own.” The chorus’ theme seemed upbeat and proud: We take care of the people closest to us. [Read More]
Commentary: Stopping the war on police Commentary: Stopping the war on police
6 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
There’s a virtual war on cops. It has been ginned up by grotesquely distorted accusations of anti-black police racism, and the tragic irony is that it has resulted in more murderous misery in already beaten-up black neighborhoods. [Read More]
Commentary: Indictment never close for Hillary Commentary: Indictment never close for Hillary
6 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear: Specifically to September 1992, when the U.S. attorney in Little Rock was pressured to open an investigation of Bill and Hillary Clinton’s Whitewater investment. [Read More]
Commentary: Ryan may be Trump's kind of guy Commentary: Ryan may be Trump's kind of guy
6 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The potential best of what was once a Grand Old Party was on display for all the world to see Tuesday night. [Read More]
Commentary: A replay of Thatcher, Reagan? Commentary: A replay of Thatcher, Reagan?
6 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Is Britain’s new prime minister, Theresa May, Margaret Thatcher reincarnated? There are similarities. [Read More]
Commentary: A history of white delusion Commentary: A history of white delusion
6 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
In 1962, 85 percent of white Americans told Gallup that black children had as good a chance as white kids of getting a good education. The next year, in another Gallup survey, almost half of whites said that blacks had just as good a chance as whites of getting a job. [Read More]
Commentary: The (GOP) party's over Commentary: The (GOP) party's over
7 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
This column has argued for a while now that there is only one thing worse than one-party autocracy, and that is one-party democracy. At least a one-party autocracy can order things to get done. [Read More]
Commentary: A first step toward aiding mentally ill Commentary: A first step toward aiding mentally ill
7 weeks ago -
In an era when bipartisanship is rare, the U.S. House of Representatives has taken a step toward providing more care and treatment of severely mentally ill people. [Read More]
Commentary: Handguns' chilling effect in classroom Commentary: Handguns' chilling effect in classroom
7 weeks ago - - JOHN CRISP
Professors at the University of Texas at Austin, my alma mater, are considering if and how their classes will be different this fall when, beginning Aug. 1, their students will be allowed to carry concealed handguns into campus classrooms. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump's shifting news coverage Commentary: Trump's shifting news coverage
7 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
A new report from Harvard University says press coverage of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign became progressively more negative as Trump built a lead in the Republican primaries — and soared after Trump clinched the GOP nomination. [Read More]
Commentary: Is the U.S. on path to ruin? Commentary: Is the U.S. on path to ruin?
7 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
SAN ANTONIO — I never really understood how fascism could have come to Europe, but I think I understand better now. [Read More]
Commentary: The race narrative Commentary: The race narrative
7 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
In just the last few days, two African-American men were shot and killed by non-African-American police officers, and five non-African-American police officers were shot and killed by an African-American man who declared he “wanted to kill white people, especially white officers.” [Read More]
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