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Commentary: The GOP health care hoax Commentary: The GOP health care hoax
2 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
This week, President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans began to dismantle Obamacare, and here are the details of their replacement plan: [Read More]
Commentary: I don't get the big deal about sports Commentary: I don't get the big deal about sports
2 weeks ago -
I am American, born and raised in this country, and yet I am not a sports fan. Some of you will find this hard to believe and are already writing letters to the government, asking for my citizenship to be revoked. [Read More]
Commentary: Chicago carnage - what to do? Commentary: Chicago carnage - what to do?
2 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Chicago has come a long way from the idealized lyric “my kind of town, Chicago is,” which Frank Sinatra made famous. [Read More]
Commentary: House Republicans met their enemy Commentary: House Republicans met their enemy
2 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
We are reporting today on the muck of the Great Swamp — Washington’s perceived corruption, which Donald Trump famously promised cheering crowds he’d drain starting on day one of his presidency. [Read More]
Commentary: From hands to heads to hearts Commentary: From hands to heads to hearts
2 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Software has started writing poetry, sports stories and business news. IBM’s Watson is co-writing pop hits. Uber has begun deploying self-driving taxis on real city streets and, last month, Amazon delivered its first package by drone to a customer in rural England. [Read More]
Commentary: House ethics flip-flop as dumb as it gets Commentary: House ethics flip-flop as dumb as it gets
2 weeks ago -
The 2016 elections were replete with messages from Americans. The most obvious was the bipartisan anger over decades of middle-class wage stagnation. [Read More]
Commentary: America becomes a stan Commentary: America becomes a stan
2 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
In 2015 the city of Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan, was graced with a new public monument: a giant gold-plated sculpture portraying the country’s president on horseback. This may strike you as a bit excessive. [Read More]
Commentary: Waiting for intelligence on hacks Commentary: Waiting for intelligence on hacks
2 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
President-elect Trump stirred yet more controversy Saturday night when, as he entered his New Year’s Eve party at Mar-a-Lago, he said he is not convinced the intelligence community is sure about allegations Russian hackers sought to influence the election. [Read More]
Commentary: Kerry's two-faced solution Commentary: Kerry's two-faced solution
2 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
In his recent speech excoriating Israel for refusing to commit suicide by allowing a sworn enemy to have a state adjoining the Jewish state, Secretary of State John Kerry claimed the U.S. government “did not draft or originate” the U.N. resolution critical of Israeli “settlements.” [Read More]
Commentary: Learning lessons from our failures Commentary: Learning lessons from our failures
2 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
The last year has not been the news media’s finest. Despite some outstanding coverage, overall we misled many people into thinking that Donald Trump would never win the Republican nomination, let alone the White House. [Read More]
Commentary: Sessions will have to deal with Comey Commentary: Sessions will have to deal with Comey
2 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
WASHINGTON — If the Senate confirms one of its own, Alabama’s Jeff Sessions, as the new attorney general, which appears likely, one of his first orders of business should be dealing with an FBI that seems under its current director to be growing more independent of the Justice Department. [Read More]
Commentary: Here's to making a better new year Commentary: Here's to making a better new year
2 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — A brand new year full of exciting possibilities awaits. [Read More]
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