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Commentary: If Obama wants unity, be unifying Commentary: If Obama wants unity, be unifying
8 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
There are two versions of President Barack Obama: one who preaches unity, compromise, listening to opponents and avoiding division, and one who, in practice, doesn’t compromise, doesn’t listen, spouts nastiness and alienates. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump's cult of falsehood Commentary: Trump's cult of falsehood
8 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
The first thing to understand is that, before it’s a presidential election, it’s a TV program. [Read More]
Commentary: Inside student radicalism Commentary: Inside student radicalism
8 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Today’s elite college students face a unique set of pressures. On the professional side life is competitive, pressured, time-consuming, capitalistic and stressful. On the political side many elite universities are home to an ethos of middle-aged leftism. [Read More]
Commentary: Time for a third-party candidate Commentary: Time for a third-party candidate
8 weeks ago - - CYNTHIA M. ALLEN
There’s a meme floating around the Internet: If Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are in a boat and it capsizes, who wins? America. [Read More]
Commentary: A better way to run for president Commentary: A better way to run for president
8 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
The frustration of many voters over the way presidential candidates are selected has come to a head with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the presumptive nominees of their respective parties. [Read More]
Commentary: Sore, happy feet on California trail Commentary: Sore, happy feet on California trail
8 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
ON THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL, Calif. — Every spring or summer, in lieu of professional help, I ditch civilization for the therapy of the wilderness. [Read More]
Commentary: VA reformer's successes get delayed Commentary: VA reformer's successes get delayed
8 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
For several weeks, I had been reporting for a column that would urge a very specific action that our next president needs to not only undertake but announce way early. [Read More]
Commentary: Destroying Israel from within Commentary: Destroying Israel from within
8 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Israel has recently been under intense criticism on the world stage. Some of it, like the “boycott, divestment, sanctions” (BDS) campaign, is a campus movement to destroy Israel masquerading as a political critique. [Read More]
Commentary: An anti-democracy streak? Commentary: An anti-democracy streak?
9 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
In the New York primary, the #NeverTrumpers were hoping that rules limiting voter participation might help their cause. [Read More]
Commentary: Step away from that bison Commentary: Step away from that bison
9 weeks ago -
Can those shaggy-haired, shoulder-humped bison roaming Yellowstone National Park survive tourists? [Read More]
Commentary: Remembrance of booms past Commentary: Remembrance of booms past
9 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
If Hillary Clinton wins in November, Bill Clinton will occupy a doubly unique role in U.S. political history — not just as the first First Husband, but also as the first First Spouse who used to be president. [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: We all know victims in opioid crisis AS I SEE IT: We all know victims in opioid crisis
9 weeks ago -
He was a high school football star and a hero in the community, but just a few years later he was gone. She was a loving mother who had plans to go back to school in order to get a good-paying job so she could support her family, but she is now gone. [Read More]
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