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Commentary: A toddler's death in a foxhole Commentary: A toddler's death in a foxhole
5 days ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
IN THE NUBA MOUNTAINS, Sudan — It’s not clear whether the Sudanese air force was trying to bomb the village of grass huts, or the girls high school next to it. [Read More]
Commentary: A good bad deal? Commentary: A good bad deal?
6 days ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Sometime after the 1973 war, I remember seeing a cartoon that showed President Anwar el-Sadat lying flat on his back in a boxing ring. [Read More]
Commentary: Same-sex marriage just the start Commentary: Same-sex marriage just the start
1 week ago - - CAL THOMAS
“Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” [Read More]
Commentary: Photographing baby's every moment Commentary: Photographing baby's every moment
1 week ago -
There is a favorite photo of my great-grandfather that I keep in a high dresser drawer. [Read More]
Commentary: The next culture war Commentary: The next culture war
1 week ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Christianity is in decline in the United States. The share of Americans who describe themselves as Christians and attend church is dropping. Evangelical voters make up a smaller share of the electorate. [Read More]
Commentary: Remove battle flag, but then what? Commentary: Remove battle flag, but then what?
1 week ago - - JOHN CRISP
Let’s start at a place where consensus is easy: No one that I know of is arguing that anyone should be prohibited from displaying the South’s most familiar icon — the Confederate battle flag — on his person or his private property. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP searches for strategy Commentary: GOP searches for strategy
1 week ago - - BYRON YORK
Republicans have tried to pin the lame duck label on President Obama for quite a while now. But for a lame duck, Obama is doing pretty well. [Read More]
Commentary: Greece over the brink Commentary: Greece over the brink
1 week ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
It has been obvious for some time that the creation of the euro was a terrible mistake. [Read More]
Commentary: The power of radical forgiveness Commentary: The power of radical forgiveness
1 week ago - - KATHRYN LOPEZ
The power of love recently on display in Charleston, S.C., has been stunning. For a nation beset by hate in recent months, from one city to another, the blood shed there has led to something better. [Read More]
Commentary: To Nubans, 'he's Jesus Christ' Commentary: To Nubans, 'he's Jesus Christ'
1 week ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
IN THE NUBA MOUNTAINS, Sudan — If you subscribe to the caricature of devout religious believers as mostly sanctimonious hypocrites, the kind who rake in cash and care about human life only when it is unborn, come visit the doctor here. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Should Hamilton, woman share $10 bill? Red-Blue America: Should Hamilton, woman share $10 bill?
1 week ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, debate whether Alexander Hamilton should share the $10 bill with an as-yet-unnamed woman. [Read More]
Commentary: One image, two symbols Commentary: One image, two symbols
1 week ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. — One image. Two symbols. Dylann Roof, the accused killer of nine parishioners in a black Charleston church, posted a picture of himself holding a pistol in one hand and a Confederate battle flag in the other. But the reaction to those two objects has been very different. [Read More]
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