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Commentary: Photographing baby's every moment Commentary: Photographing baby's every moment
6 days 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
6 days 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]
Commentary: Hooray for Obamacare Commentary: Hooray for Obamacare
1 week ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Was I on the edge of my seat, waiting for the Supreme Court decision on Obamacare subsidies? No — I was pacing the room, too nervous to sit, worried that the court would use one sloppily worded sentence to deprive millions of health insurance. [Read More]
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1 week ago -
With a 6-3 decision announced Thursday by the U.S. Supreme Court, the Affordable Care Act stands intact. [Read More]
Commentary: Liberal women cannot put up with criticism Commentary: Liberal women cannot put up with criticism
1 week ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I went to hear Ann Coulter speak a few weeks ago at an event sponsored by Philadelphia talk radio station WPHT. It was held at the Colonial Theater in the suburb of Phoenixville, the place where “The Blob” oozed into our national consciousness. [Read More]
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