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Patrick Buchanan: Who promoted Private Ryan?

Posted 5/10/2016 in National Columns

Forty-eight hours after Donald Trump wrapped up the Republican nomination with a smashing victory in the Indiana primary, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced that he could not yet support Trump.

 

 

Charlie Mitchell: Freshman Rep. Hughes updates role of fly in the ointment

Posted 5/9/2016 in National Columns

OXFORD -- State Rep. Jay Hughes could introduce a bill next session to declare sweet tea the state beverage and it wouldn't make it out of committee.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Republicans are architects of their present misfortune

Posted 5/7/2016 in National Columns

So it has come to this: Trump 2016.

 

 

Kathleen Parker: Farewell, Grand Old Party

Posted 5/7/2016 in National Columns

It wasn't precisely an act of moral courage, but House Speaker Paul D. Ryan's (Wis.) comment that he's not ready to support presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump was at least . . . something.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Bush Republicanism is dead and gone

Posted 5/6/2016 in National Columns

"The two living Republican past presidents, George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush, have no plans to endorse Trump, according to their spokesmen." So said the lead story in The Washington Post.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Bathroom bans -- part of the new American ethos

Posted 5/5/2016 in National Columns

 

 

Kathleen Parker: Trump drives spike into culture war politics

Posted 5/5/2016 in National Columns

Days before the Indiana primary, Ted Cruz paraded his two young daughters in matching pink dresses and spoke darkly of "putting little girls alone in a bathroom with grown men."

 

 

Froma Harrop: Our sick drug business

Posted 5/4/2016 in National Columns

Sometimes the road to hell is paved with bad intentions.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Why Russia resents us

Posted 5/3/2016 in National Columns

Friday, a Russian SU-27 did a barrel roll over a U.S. RC-135 over the Baltic, the second time in two weeks.

 

 

Kathleen Parker: Karma can be good business

Posted 5/2/2016 in National Columns

As the human circus of presidential politics has plodded along for what seems a decade now, a revolution has been taking place in the ever-more-dignified animal kingdom.

 

 

Slimantics: Self-incrimination through social media

Posted 4/30/2016 in National Columns

Be careful what you put on social media, what you choose to keep a record of, what kind of information is vulnerable and therefore should be carefully protected from the ruinous reach of hackers.

 

Other editors: The campaign likability factor

Posted 4/30/2016 in National Columns

Let's set aside for a moment any concerns about the character, history and political philosophy of the five remaining presidential candidates: Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders along with Republicans Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich.

Jamie Stiehm: The way of the world, Hamilton, Jackson and Tubman

Posted 4/30/2016 in National Columns

One treasury secretary has saved another. Isn't that the way of the world? History has its eyes on you, Jacob Lew.

 

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