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Patrick Buchanan: War cries drown out 'America First'

Posted 4/18/2017 in National Columns

"Why would I call China a currency manipulator when they are working with us on the North Korean problem?" tweeted President Donald Trump on Easter Sunday.

 

 

Mona Charen: Why doesn't college work for blacks?

Posted 4/17/2017 in National Columns

The headline was numbingly familiar: "For Blacks, College Is Not An Equalizer." The op-ed in The Washington Post by Ray Boshara explored what he called a "troubling paradox," namely that so many well-educated black Americans "feel so economically insecure."

 

 

Leonard Pitts: America's well worth fighting for

Posted 4/17/2017 in National Columns

BP has not been pleased.

 

Michael Gerson: The hope of pardon and peace

Posted 4/15/2017 in National Columns

The story of Good Friday -- the garden, the bloody sweat, the sleeping friends, the torch-carrying crowd, the kiss, the slash of a sword, the questioning, the scourging, the mocking, the beam, the nails, the despair of a good man -- is an invitation to cynicism. Nearly every human institution is revealed at its worst.

 

Linda Chavez: No to a deportation force

Posted 4/15/2017 in National Columns

President Donald Trump has been flip-flopping right and left recently -- much of it for the good. He's abandoned his promises to label China a currency manipulator, withdraw from NAFTA, repeal Obamacare and stay out of Syria.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Will Christianity perish in its birthplace?

Posted 4/14/2017 in National Columns

"Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? (My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?)" Those are among Jesus' last words on the Cross that first Good Friday.

 

 

Steve Chapman: The wrong kind of humanitarian intervention

Posted 4/13/2017 in National Columns

Americans are a generous and selfless people, ever eager to improve the lives of foreigners cursed to live in less fortunate places. In fact, we are the nicest folks who would ever invade your country and leave it in ruins.

 

 

Froma Harrop: What US airlines need now is middle-class class

Posted 4/13/2017 in National Columns

It was clearly a bad idea for United Airlines to drag a passenger kicking, screaming and bleeding out of a seat he had paid for.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: The War on Drugs is back

Posted 4/12/2017 in National Columns

Looks like the War on Drugs is back. The Washington Post reported Sunday the new attorney general, Jeff Sessions, is preparing a return to the same hardline strategies that have so spectacularly failed to reduce drug use since 1971.

 

 

Marc Dion: Same socks marriage

Posted 4/11/2017 in National Columns

Due to a teenage stint as a worker in a hotel laundry, I am a highly skilled folder.

 

 

Froma Harrop: The inevitable shift toward green energy

Posted 4/11/2017 in National Columns

When Henry Ford introduced the Model T in 1908, America had almost no paved roads outside the cities.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Martin Luther King's other dream

Posted 4/8/2017 in National Columns

This is a column about Martin Luther King's other dream.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Nixon, LBJ & the first shots in the judges' war

Posted 4/8/2017 in National Columns

The Democrats' drive to defeat Neil Gorsuch is the latest battle in a 50-year war for control of the Supreme Court -- a war that began with a conspiracy against Richard Nixon by Chief Justice Earl Warren, Justice Abe Fortas and Lyndon Johnson.

 

 

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