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Commentary: The right to be offended Commentary: The right to be offended
10 weeks ago - - JOHN CRISP
As the American Civil War recedes steadily into the past, disputes over the display of the symbols of the Confederacy, especially on public property, persist. Such a battle is currently developing in Texas. [Read More]
Commentary: Romney sits atop GOP polls Commentary: Romney sits atop GOP polls
10 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
It can be hard to take the idea of a Mitt Romney 2016 presidential run seriously. After all, this is the man who said of losing general election candidates, “They become a loser for life.” At least in presidential terms, he had that mostly right. [Read More]
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
10 weeks ago -
We take pleasure in answering at once and thus prominently the communication below, expressing at the same time our great gratification that its faithful author is numbered among the friends of The Sun: [Read More]
Commentary: What if it's true? Commentary: What if it's true?
10 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Suppose what some call the “Christmas story” is true — all of it, from the angels, to the shepherds, to the virgin birth, to God taking on human flesh. [Read More]
Commentary: In modern era, conquest is for losers Commentary: In modern era, conquest is for losers
10 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
More than a century has passed since Norman Angell, a British journalist and politician, published “The Great Illusion,” a treatise arguing that the age of conquest was or at least should be over. [Read More]
Commentary: Marriage in U.S. still faces crisis Commentary: Marriage in U.S. still faces crisis
10 weeks ago -
Marriage is back. That’s according to a recent New York Times piece that confidently declared, “marriages in this country are stronger today than they have been in a long time.” [Read More]
Commentary: U.S.-Cuban relationship complicated Commentary: U.S.-Cuban relationship complicated
10 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
Thirty years or so ago, Bill Steif, a friend, colleague and foreign affairs expert, opined that if the Eisenhower and then Kennedy administrations had been smart, they could have smothered the Cuban menace with economic kindness and saved this nation a world of problems. [Read More]
Commentary: Who's playing marbles now? Commentary: Who's playing marbles now?
10 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
In March, the House Intelligence Committee chairman, Mike Rogers, was asked on “Fox News Sunday” how he thought President Barack Obama was handling relations with Russia versus how President Vladimir Putin had been handling relations with the United States. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is Obama action on Cuba wise? RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is Obama action on Cuba wise?
10 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis, the Red-Blue America columnists, weigh in on whether President Obama's decision to establish diplomatic relations with Cuba was the right move. [Read More]
Commentary: The gift of education Commentary: The gift of education
10 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Most of us in Nikenson Romage’s situation would have given up. His dad died when he was 3, and his mom — a food vendor — often couldn’t afford his school fees. So he got kicked out of school occasionally for nonpayment. [Read More]
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