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Rheta Johnson: Gone with the Schwinn

Posted 8/31/2013 in National Columns

The Wall Street Journal had one of its trademark front-page features the other day about how slow-bicycling sans spandex and road helmets is making a fast comeback. One man's "Slow Bicycle Movement" Facebook group has 7,300 members, the article said.

 

 

Kathleen Parker: Obama's Syrian conundrum

Posted 8/31/2013 in National Columns

The president is up early, already showered and preparing to shave. Wiping steam from the mirror, he grimaces slightly at his image. Obama: Good grief, I look old. So much gray. Mirror: Aw, lighten up, Bo. It makes you look distinguished. You can't wage war without a few streaks of worry showing in your face and hair.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Spending behind your mate's back

Posted 8/31/2013 in National Columns

A little infidelity, a little cheating, is OK in a marriage -- or even protective of it -- if the sneaking is just about money. Note the emphasis on "little."

 

 

Kathleen Parker: For Miley, time to return to prudery

Posted 8/29/2013 in National Columns

 

 

Thomas Sowell: A poignant anniversary

Posted 8/28/2013 in National Columns

 

 

Thomas Sowell: Random thoughts

Posted 8/27/2013 in National Columns

 

 

Froma Harrop: We all need moderate Republicans

Posted 8/27/2013 in National Columns

 

 

Rheta Johnson: Keeping Paula Deen down

Posted 8/24/2013 in National Columns

Now that the world is rid of a dangerous Deep South cook named Paula Deen, we can rest easy. Stripped of her epicurean empire and rode out on a rail through the virtual streets all buttered and feathered, our nation finally is free of racism. Isn't it?

 

 

Kathleen Parker: Obama's race remarks exacerbate tensions

Posted 8/24/2013 in National Columns

If I had a son, he would look like Christopher Lane, the 22-year-old Australian baseball player shot dead while jogging in Oklahoma.

 

 

Charles Krauthammer: The choice in Egypt

Posted 8/24/2013 in National Columns

Egypt today is a zero-sum game. We'd have preferred there be a democratic alternative. Unfortunately, there is none. The choice is binary: the country will be ruled by the Muslim Brotherhood or by the military.

 

 

Froma Harrop: An NSA drama goes crackpot

Posted 8/23/2013 in National Columns

 

 

Susan Estrich: Looking evil in the eye

Posted 8/22/2013 in National Columns

 

 

Leonard Pitts: 'The Butler' and The Truth

Posted 8/21/2013 in National Columns

 

 

Froma Harrop: Blurred minds

Posted 8/20/2013 in National Columns

 

 

Kathleen Parker: Hillary Clinton power in 2016

Posted 8/15/2013 in National Columns

 

 

Kathleen Parker: Of pleasure and parenthood

Posted 8/14/2013 in National Columns

 

 

Thomas Sowell: Are we serious about education?

Posted 8/13/2013 in National Columns

 

 

Rheta Johnson: Dependable sameness called home

Posted 8/10/2013 in National Columns

FISHTRAP HOLLOW -- The frogs are so loud tonight, it is difficult to have a porch conversation.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Here's hoping Post sale can save journalism

Posted 8/10/2013 in National Columns

Newspapers have become the bullied school kid of American journalism.

 

 

Charles Krauthammer: War by wordplay

Posted 8/10/2013 in National Columns

Jen Psaki, blameless State Department spokeswoman, explained that the hasty evacuation of our embassy in Yemen was not an evacuation but "a reduction in staff." This proved a problem because the Yemeni government had already announced (and denounced) the "evacuation" -- the word normal folks use for the panicky ordering of people onto planes headed out of the country.

 

 

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