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Commentary: Defeating terrorists Commentary: Defeating terrorists
11 weeks ago -
The U.S. scored a noteworthy victory last week when an American missile killed Nasser al-Wuhayshi, the longtime leader of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula and the global organization’s No. 2. [Read More]
Commentary: Dolezal's 'passing' a poor imitation of tragic old practice Commentary: Dolezal's 'passing' a poor imitation of tragic old practice
11 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
“Imitation of Life” is one of my favorite movies. I always put aside whatever else I’m doing when it comes on TCM, and settle in for what I know will be a monumental crying session during the last scene. [Read More]
Commentary: The old-fashioned way Commentary: The old-fashioned way
11 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Ohio Gov. John Kasich accurately summarized the race for the Republican presidential nomination: “Frankly, I thought Jeb was just going to suck all the air out of the room, and it just hasn’t happened.” [Read More]
Commentary: Voodoo, Jeb! style Commentary: Voodoo, Jeb! style
11 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
On Monday Jeb Bush — or I guess that’s Jeb!, since he seems to have decided to replace his family name with a punctuation mark — finally made his campaign for the White House official, and gave us a first view of his policy goals. [Read More]
Commentary: Underestimating Scott Walker Commentary: Underestimating Scott Walker
11 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Economically speaking, all 237 GOP presidential candidates are selling the same Magic Beans. [Read More]
Commentary: Bring back the right to be stupid Commentary: Bring back the right to be stupid
11 weeks ago -
When did we forfeit our God-given right to be stupid? [Read More]
Commentary: Hearts broken open Commentary: Hearts broken open
11 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
In a recent column, I asked readers if they had discovered a purpose in life and, if so, how they had discovered it. A few thousand wrote essays. I was struck by how elemental life is. [Read More]
Commentary: In America, there is no sanctuary Commentary: In America, there is no sanctuary
11 weeks ago -
The main hall of a church is called a sanctuary. It is where you go to worship, to seek fellowship and solace, and commune with your maker. [Read More]
Commentary: Malachi's world Commentary: Malachi's world
11 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
BALTIMORE — Meet Malachi, a charming toddler I met here. [Read More]
Commentary: Hillary, you're so yesterday Commentary: Hillary, you're so yesterday
11 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
In her reintroduction speech on Roosevelt Island in New York on Saturday, Hillary Clinton hit all the boilerplate liberal Democrat notes: The New Deal, big government, soak the rich, evil Wall Street ... you know the song because the music is from a familiar score. [Read More]
Commentary: Reflecting on my father's watch
11 weeks ago -
When I was in my 20s, my father gave me his retirement watch, a Hamilton, with a warm and elegant face. It was an early electric model, and made symbolic sense since he retired from the power and light company. [Read More]
Commentary: Dems adopting GOP strategy Commentary: Dems adopting GOP strategy
11 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
In the unending battles of Capitol Hill, congressional Democrats have held one highly prized parcel of political high ground that has given them an enviable public image advantage over Republicans. [Read More]
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