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Commentary: Feds get tough on the innocent Commentary: Feds get tough on the innocent
3 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
The other day, I was chatting with a couple of friends in my favorite coffee shop. We were generalizing on the subject of interventionist, overreaching public policies, and then a fellow from a nearby table chimed in, personalizing the subject. [Read More]
Commentary: No more green and white Commentary: No more green and white
3 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
My high school colors were green and white. At graduation the boys wore green robes and the girls wore white. No one considered the girls inferior because of the color of their robes. [Read More]
Commentary: From Jenner to gender identity Commentary: From Jenner to gender identity
3 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
People all over the world have been following the emergence of Caitlyn Jenner, but few as enthusiastically as Spencer and Joshua, two students at a New York City high school who see her as an inspiring role model. [Read More]
Politically uncorrected: Good, bad, ugly for Pa. budget Politically uncorrected: Good, bad, ugly for Pa. budget
3 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
June, that most beautiful of months, is associated with some of life’s larger pleasures: the beginning of summer, annual vacations, school graduations, Father’s Day, June brides — and, of course, state budgets. Pennsylvania law requires the budget to be adopted by June 30. [Read More]
Commentary: MLB must ban maple bats now Commentary: MLB must ban maple bats now
4 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Memo to: Rob Manfred, commissioner, Major League Baseball [Read More]
Commentary: What will they think of next? Commentary: What will they think of next?
4 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
An advisory committee to the Food and Drug Administration has recommended approval of a drug created to raise a woman’s libido. It’s called flibanserin, but it is popularly known as “female Viagra.” [Read More]
Commentary: Robots vs. human - Who ya got? Commentary: Robots vs. human - Who ya got?
4 weeks ago -
Shhhh. Don’t tell Siri, but we’re worried: The robots may be plotting their takeover. [Read More]
Commentary: How to beat the bots Commentary: How to beat the bots
4 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Here’s an interesting statistic from a 2014 labor survey by burning glass.com: 65 percent of new job postings for executive secretaries and executive assistants now call for a bachelor’s degree, but “only 19 percent of those currently employed in these roles have a B.A.” [Read More]
Commentary: Birds endangered by wind turbines Commentary: Birds endangered by wind turbines
4 weeks ago -
When the Department of Energy released a report last month championing the construction of larger, more-powerful wind turbines, the wind industry unsurprisingly greeted the news with enthusiasm. [Read More]
Commentary: Rivals see a vulnerable Clinton Commentary: Rivals see a vulnerable Clinton
4 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
At its most basic level, Hillary Clinton’s polling problem is pretty simple: Everybody knows her. [Read More]
Commentary: Fighting the derp Commentary: Fighting the derp
4 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
When it comes to economics — and other subjects, but I’ll focus on what I know best — we live in an age of derp and cheap cynicism. And there are powerful forces behind both tendencies. But those forces can be fought, and the place to start fighting is within yourself. [Read More]
Commentary: Heroin doesn't have to be a killer Commentary: Heroin doesn't have to be a killer
4 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
BALTIMORE — It’s a subject we find hard to talk about, even though it kills more people in America than guns or cars and claims more lives than murder or suicide. [Read More]
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