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Patrick Buchanan: Don't take your guns to town, Paul

Posted 10/13/2015 in National Columns

The honor of it all aside, Rep. Paul Ryan would do well to decline the speakership of the House. For it is a poisoned chalice that is being offered to him.

 

 

Rheta Grimsley Johnson: Joe Mitchell's secret

Posted 10/10/2015 in National Columns

I devoured the recent biography "Man in Profile: Joseph Mitchell of The New Yorker," hoping to find secrets about writing. Nobody wrote nonfiction better than Joe Mitchell, who for decades enthralled readers with his profiles of barkeepers, carnival freaks, fishmongers, homeless intellectuals and other noncelebrities.

 

Kathleen Parker: Don't do it, Paul Ryan

Posted 10/10/2015 in National Columns

Volunteers? In the wake of Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's (R-Calif.) sudden withdrawal from his once-certain ascent to the speakership, several others are considering running for the job.

 

Patrick Buchanan: The allure of mass murder

Posted 10/10/2015 in National Columns

"Seems the more people you kill, the more you are in the limelight." That blog post on the email address of Oregon mass-murderer Christopher Harper-Mercer was made after Vester Lee Flanagan shot and killed that Roanoke TV reporter and her cameraman.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Bush family's war on English

Posted 10/7/2015 in National Columns

And the Bush family's War on English continues.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: War party targets Putin and Assad

Posted 10/6/2015 in National Columns

Having established a base on the Syrian coast, Vladimir Putin last week began air strikes on ISIS and other rebel forces seeking to overthrow Bashar Assad.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Twisted social media and mass murder

Posted 10/6/2015 in National Columns

The first details about the mass killer at the community college in Roseburg, Oregon, were that he was a young man, lonely and full of hate. Of course he was. They all are.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: We need cops with people skills

Posted 10/5/2015 in National Columns

What can I do? Not quite six months ago, a reader named Tracy posed that question to me and I, in turn, posed it to you. Tracy, a 55-year-old white woman from Austin, said she was sick of hearing about unarmed African-American men being injured or killed by police.

 

Patrick Buchanan: The mind of Mr. Putin

Posted 10/3/2015 in National Columns

"Do you realize now what you have done?" So Vladimir Putin in his U.N. address summarized his indictment of a U.S. foreign policy that has produced a series of disasters in the Middle East that we did not need the Russian leader to describe for us.

Froma Harrop: Drug price gouging a product of our political system

Posted 10/3/2015 in National Columns

If Hollywood had created Martin Shkreli as the monster from Wall Street, we would have accused it of unfair characterization. But Shkreli -- a 32-year-old hedge fund director in T-shirts, dabbler in the punk rock music world -- has saved Tinseltown the trouble.

 

Kathleen Parker: It's up to voters to break up the GOP's brat pack

Posted 10/1/2015 in National Columns

The Republican Party's "Freedom Caucus," which has several less-charitable nicknames on Capitol Hill, is the dog that caught the car.

 

 

Froma Harrop: GOP upheaval brings new dread

Posted 9/30/2015 in National Columns

Yogi Berra is no longer around, but one of his witticisms -- "It's deja vu all over again" -- has never been more apt. This time, though, it's not at all funny.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Boehner's departure doesn't help

Posted 9/30/2015 in National Columns

Wonderful. That's just what the conservative movement needs right now. Less adult supervision.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Pope's world and the real world

Posted 9/29/2015 in National Columns

Pope Francis's four-day visit to the United States was by any measure a personal and political triumph.

 

 

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