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Patrick Buchanan: If we erase our history, who are we?

Posted 8/15/2017 in National Columns

When the Dodge Charger of 20-year-old Nazi sympathizer James Alex Fields Jr., plunged into that crowd of protesters Saturday, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer, Fields put Charlottesville on the map of modernity alongside Ferguson.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Souls vs. fossil fuels

Posted 8/12/2017 in National Columns

There are regions where economic stress coexists with a beloved way of life. It can be hard to make a living in parts of the rural West, northern New England and the South. But people stay put in these places for reasons other than the almighty dollar. They include community, tradition and quality of life.

 

Leonard Pitts: A case for name-calling

Posted 8/12/2017 in National Columns

A few words on trash-talking the president.

Patrick Buchanan: Is the American empire worth the price?

Posted 8/12/2017 in National Columns

"When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight," Samuel Johnson observed, "it concentrates his mind wonderfully."

 

Bernard Goldberg: Say the wrong thing and you can get fired. Google it.

Posted 8/11/2017 in National Columns

On CNBC, an entrepreneur named Marcus Lemonis was asked what kind of people he prefers to hire for his businesses.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Jeff Flake's 'conservative conscience'

Posted 8/10/2017 in National Columns

The book pulls no punches.

 

 

Steve Chapman: Shutting out foreign workers would cost American jobs

Posted 8/10/2017 in National Columns

Donald Trump is a businessman who has routinely hired foreign guest workers to staff his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, claiming it's impossible to find Americans to do the work.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Read this and weep: Pence for president

Posted 8/8/2017 in National Columns

President Mike Pence. The words do not trip lightly off the tongue.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: After the coup, what then?

Posted 8/8/2017 in National Columns

That the Trump presidency is bedeviled is undeniable.

 

 

Charlie Mitchell: Business mogul, management consultant and poet

Posted 8/7/2017 in National Columns

Almost-native son James Autry ought to be known better in Mississippi. He's "almost-native" because while he grew up in Benton County, he was actually born in Memphis. I suppose that means Tennessee can claim him, too.

 

 

Froma Harrop: 'Dunkirk' is a morality story for shared blessings of peace

Posted 8/5/2017 in National Columns

The movie "Dunkirk" recounts an astounding story of courage and self-sacrifice, without which Hitler might have won World War II. One can draw a straight line from Britain's heroic solidarity in the war to the welfare state that emerged in peacetime.

 

 

Jesse Jackson: Donald Trump's dangerous delusions on police brutality

Posted 8/5/2017 in National Columns

Donald Trump often seems more shock jock than president. He likes to shock, say or tweet outrageous things, prove that he's not just another politician. But now he is president; his words have impact, and his posturing can be dangerous.

 

 

Bernard Goldberg: Trump's non-stop cheap shots

Posted 8/5/2017 in National Columns

Turns out there's one more thing we can count on besides death and taxes -- and it's that whenever Donald Trump opens his mouth, it won't be long before he puts his foot in it.

 

 

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