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Commentary: Salvation gets cheap Commentary: Salvation gets cheap
5 days ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which pools the efforts of scientists around the globe, has begun releasing draft chapters from its latest assessment, and, for the most part, the reading is as grim as you might expect. [Read More]
Commentary: The peculiar urgency of mortality
5 days ago -
I was hanging out with my late-onset baby boomer pals — the early 60s crowd — when the conversation turned to death, imminence of. Ten years earlier, few of our peers had died. Now, a death in our age cohort wasn’t exactly news. [Read More]
Commentary: When the circus descends Commentary: When the circus descends
5 days ago - - DAVID BROOKS
We are pretty familiar with this story: A perfectly sensible if slightly boring idea is walking down the street. Suddenly, the ideological circus descends, burying the sensible idea in hysterical claims and fevered accusations. The idea’s political backers beat a craven retreat. The idea dies. [Read More]
Commentary: How we devalued the 'R-word' Commentary: How we devalued the 'R-word'
5 days ago - - GENE LYONS
At the risk of angering somebody like MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry, I sometimes used to joke that I only look white. Actually, I’m Irish. Meaning basically that I wasn’t raised to think the man in the big house had all the answers, nor deserved all the power he’d inherited. [Read More]
Commentary: Execution of priest in Syria should be call to action Commentary: Execution of priest in Syria should be call to action
5 days ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
In the hierarchy of saints, martyrs are on the highest rung of the celestial ladder, at least for me. [Read More]
Commentary: Chicken Little 'science' Commentary: Chicken Little 'science'
6 days ago - - CAL THOMAS
The cult centered on “global warming” alarmism is getting hot under the collar. People seem to have stopped paying attention and polls show “climate change” barely registers on a list of voters’ concerns. [Read More]
Commentary: Feds are coming, feds are coming Commentary: Feds are coming, feds are coming
6 days ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Here comes Cliven Bundy, who looked like a 21st-century Paul Revere as he ran about his Nevada ranch shouting the feds are coming, the feds are coming, successfully arousing others who joined him in standing up to a mighty force that backed down in some of its overkill. [Read More]
Commentary: Game of drones Commentary: Game of drones
6 days ago - - MAUREEN DOWD
It will be tough to go into the big battle against drones without the irrepressible Goose. [Read More]
Commentary: Obamacare's good, bad news lacking Commentary: Obamacare's good, bad news lacking
1 week ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Did you hear the latest news about Obamacare? Probably not. Even though it is important news you need to know so you can make smart decisions that will help you and your family. [Read More]
Commentary: Not the same old, same old Commentary: Not the same old, same old
1 week ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
At first, the article in The Jerusalem Post last week seemed like the same old, same old: A picture of a ransacked Israel Defense Forces post in the West Bank. [Read More]
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