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Commentary: Giuliani smears way to success Commentary: Giuliani smears way to success
3 days ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
If Rudy Giuliani didn’t already exist, the Grand Old Party’s hate-driven wingers would have had to invent him. [Read More]
Commentary: ISIS heads to Rome Commentary: ISIS heads to Rome
4 days ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
The Italians got this one right. [Read More]
Commentary: Who loves America? Commentary: Who loves America?
5 days ago - - CAL THOMAS
Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, is taking some heat — and winning praise in some quarters — for remarks he made last week at a private dinner during which he questioned President Obama’s love for America. [Read More]
Commentary: An overlooked black basketball hero Commentary: An overlooked black basketball hero
5 days ago - - DAN THOMASSON
As the NCAA’s “March Madness” approaches, it should be of interest to the hundreds of black basketball players seeking the fame and fortune of making the “big dance” and those youngsters who aspire to be there one day to note the name William Leon Garrett. [Read More]
Commentary: Straight talk for white men Commentary: Straight talk for white men
5 days ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Supermarket shoppers are more likely to buy French wine when French music is playing, and to buy German wine when they hear German music. That’s true even though only 14 percent of shoppers say they noticed the music, a study finds. [Read More]
Commentary: White House plays word games Commentary: White House plays word games
6 days ago - - BYRON YORK
Why has the Obama administration tied itself in knots over what to call Islamic terrorism? We know the president has rejected the term in favor of “violent extremism,” ordering his administration not to refer to Islamic terrorists like the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria as Islamic. [Read More]
Commentary: Knowledge isn't power Commentary: Knowledge isn't power
6 days ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Regular readers know that I sometimes mock “very serious people” — politicians and pundits who solemnly repeat conventional wisdom that sounds tough-minded and realistic. [Read More]
Commentary: Christianity in death and life Commentary: Christianity in death and life
1 week ago - - KATHRYN LOPEZ
Twenty-one Egyptian Coptic Christians were slaughtered on a beach in Libya. And even in his mourning, the brother of two of them gave thanks. [Read More]
Commentary: Jeb Bush's brainless trust Commentary: Jeb Bush's brainless trust
1 week ago - - MAUREEN DOWD
I had been keeping an open mind on Jeb Bush. I mean, sure, as Florida governor, he helped his brother snatch the 2000 election. And that led to two decade-long botched wars that cost tens of thousands of lives and trillions of dollars. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Who wins, who loses in government shutdown? Red-Blue America: Who wins, who loses in government shutdown?
1 week ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
President Obama and House Republicans are on a collision course, again. This time, it’s over a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security. [Read More]
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