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Commentary: The power of reading for pleasure Commentary: The power of reading for pleasure
8 weeks ago -
As a professor of literature, I have noted a trend that helps explain the decline of the humanities as an object of reverence in this country: Students are less prone to read for pleasure than they used to be. [Read More]
Commentary: Britain to EU: Good riddance Commentary: Britain to EU: Good riddance
9 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Maybe it was those college courses on the history of Europe that soured me on the idea of a united continent. How could a conglomeration of nation states noted for invading each other, pillaging and warring against each other form a union? [Read More]
Commentary: Law should look the other way Commentary: Law should look the other way
9 weeks ago - - JOHN CRISP
Some things are illegal. And some things are just plain wrong. [Read More]
Commentary: An unhappy FAA landing Commentary: An unhappy FAA landing
9 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
The Federal Aviation Administration does something excellent and then it turns on itself, on responsibility, on honesty, on fairness, on passenger service, maybe even on safety in the air. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Stopping domestic terrorism Red-Blue America: Stopping domestic terrorism
9 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, debate how best to prevent so-called lone wolf terrorist attacks. [Read More]
Commentary: Blood on Obama's hands Commentary: Blood on Obama's hands
9 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
ON THE GUATEMALAN-MEXICAN BORDER — Cristobal, a 16-year-old Honduran refugee fleeing a drug gang that wants to kill him, has never heard of anyone named Barack Obama. Neither can he name the Mexican president, Enrique Pena Nieto. [Read More]
Commentary: Brave Pennsylvania lawmakers recognize abortion for what it is Commentary: Brave Pennsylvania lawmakers recognize abortion for what it is
9 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
Here are some of the things you are not supposed to compare to abortion: [Read More]
Commentary: Partisans' peril Commentary: Partisans' peril
9 weeks ago -
On Tuesday, National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” reported that the short list for Hillary Clinton’s running mate includes Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Virginia’s very own Tim Kaine. [Read More]
Commentary: The GOP's cynical strategy Commentary: The GOP's cynical strategy
9 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The face of America is changing very rapidly, and Republicans are reacting with a cynical and insidious attempt to hold back the future. [Read More]
Commentary: Help wanted: VP for Trump Commentary: Help wanted: VP for Trump
9 weeks ago - - DOYLE McMANUS
Help wanted: Seasoned Republican politician with Washington experience. Must have high energy, conservative credentials and a strong stomach. Job requires working for mercurial boss who provokes needless crises without warning. [Read More]
Commentary: India’s space leap Commentary: India’s space leap
9 weeks ago -
India is witnessing a space revolution of sorts with satellites being launched every other month. On Wednesday, it placed 20 satellites in their designated orbits, including one for Google. [Read More]
Commentary: Ryan seeks to alter views on poverty Commentary: Ryan seeks to alter views on poverty
9 weeks ago - - CYNTHIA M. ALLEN
Unbeknownst to many Americans, House Speaker Paul Ryan is on a mission. [Read More]
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