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Leonard Pitts: Making people uncomfortable is the point

Posted yesterday in National Columns

It "makes some people uncomfortable." That was the explanation Kenny Holloway, a school board official in Biloxi, Mississippi, gave the Sun Herald newspaper last week, for the board's decision to remove from its eighth-grade curriculum a Pulitzer Prize-winning American classic, Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird."

 

 

Froma Harrop: Trump's long contentious history with health care

Posted 10/17/2017 in National Columns

The story of Donald Trump and health coverage rightly starts with the story of Donald Trump and William Trump.

 

 

Steve Chapman: Trump declares war on the Constitution

Posted 10/14/2017 in National Columns

Donald Trump is to conservatism as SpaghettiOs are to Italian food: a distant, crude and almost unrecognizable cousin. But last year, many conservatives who had trouble rationalizing a vote for Donald Trump settled on one decisive reason. Justices appointed by President Hillary Clinton, they said, could not be trusted to faithfully follow the Constitution.

 

Patrick J. Buchanan: Is Trump the heir to Reagan?

Posted 10/14/2017 in National Columns

Three decades ago, as communications director in the White House, I set up an interview for Bill Rusher of National Review.

 

Bernard Goldberg: Gun control debate in the wake of Las Vegas

Posted 10/13/2017 in National Columns

Since the carnage in Las Vegas, there's been a lot of talk on TV and commentary in print about gun control.

 

 

Connie Schultz: This dark legacy of Harvey Weinstein is far from over

Posted 10/12/2017 in National Columns

Here we are again, America, forced to face ourselves and wincing at our reflection.

 

 

Froma Harrop: A Nobel Prize for cosmetic science?

Posted 10/9/2017 in National Columns

Warning: What follows here is of no national consequence whatsoever.

 

 

Salena Zito: The creators who also destroy

Posted 10/9/2017 in National Columns

Mike Juhasz is nothing short of the classic American Renaissance man; the 32-year-old grandson of a tool and die worker who lost two of his fingers to a press, he began adulthood working in manufacturing.

 

 

Other editors: Miss. Dept. of Education has some questions to answer

Posted 10/7/2017 in National Columns

What exactly is going on with the Mississippi Department of Education?

 

 

Steve Chapman: The chase for Amazon will end in tears

Posted 10/7/2017 in National Columns

The mayors doing their utmost to get Amazon's second headquarters for their cities are having a grand time informing Jeff Bezos of everything they have to offer. They should enjoy this part of the chase, because what comes next won't be much fun.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: When ignorance is impervious to fact

Posted 10/7/2017 in National Columns

You could call it a moment of truth, except that what actually came out of that moment was a realization of how little truth now matters.

 

 

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