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Patrick Buchanan: Will Europe man up?

Posted yesterday in National Columns

If the purpose of terrorism is to terrify, the Islamic State had an extraordinary week. Brussels, capital of the EU and command post of mighty NATO, is still in panic and lockdown.


Patrick Buchanan: The end of Obamaworld

Posted 11/21/2015 in National Columns

In denouncing Republicans as "scared of widows and orphans," and castigating those who prefer Christian refugees to Muslims coming to America, Barack Obama has come off as petulant and unpresidential. Clearly, he is upset. And with good reason.


Leonard Pitts: Just how important are personal rights?

Posted 11/21/2015 in National Columns

"Let's stop worrying about people's rights." Sadly there are dozens of junctures in American history from which that shameful quote might spring. It could date as far back as 1798 when President Adams signed the Alien and Sedition Acts, making it illegal to criticize the U.S. government.



Froma Harrop: Football and gaming, what could possibly go wrong?

Posted 11/21/2015 in National Columns

They worship at the high altar of football. They're everywhere. I don't give a fig about football, but the cult surrounds me. In the offseason, the devotees were stomping the floor over Tom Brady and a football's air pressure. They demanded to know my opinion on the matter. That I had none amazed them.



Susan Estrich: Ben and Bernie's world

Posted 11/20/2015 in National Columns

In the wake of the horrors in Paris, it only made sense to change the focus of Saturday night's Democratic debate from economic issues to national security, as CBS News did.



Froma Harrop: A tale of two terrors: Paris and New York

Posted 11/19/2015 in National Columns

Like most people, I'm thinking of the terrorist trauma in Paris, though with a somewhat different perspective.



Leonard Pitts: Paris, the City of Light

Posted 11/19/2015 in National Columns



Froma Harrop: The Paris attacks and what must change

Posted 11/18/2015 in National Columns

Many French people referred to the January attacks on the offices of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo and other sites as their 9/11. As awful as that time was, it was not a 9/11.



Patrick Buchanan: Is Putin our ally in Syria?

Posted 11/17/2015 in National Columns

Among the presidential candidates of the Republican Party and their foreign policy leaders on Capitol Hill the cry is almost universal: Barack Obama has no strategy for winning the war on ISIS.



Charlie Mitchell: Demands in Missouri shrill and baffling, but also real

Posted 11/16/2015 in National Columns

Everything that follows assumes people of good will, who believe in equality of opportunity and rejoice when any person has a happy and successful life, outnumber everybody else.


Kathleen Parker: Seeing Trump now for exactly who he is

Posted 11/14/2015 in National Columns

Des Moines, Iowa -- You can't drive far in these parts without seeing Ben Carson on a billboard, looking more like a man of the cloth than of the operating room. There's something vaguely beatific in that face and beaming smile. "Run Ben Run!" reads the text on one sign. The moviegoer's mind can't escape the immediate association.

Patrick Buchanan: The Republican war -- over war policy

Posted 11/14/2015 in National Columns

Rand Paul had his best debate moment Tuesday when he challenged Marco Rubio on his plans to increase defense spending by $1 trillion. "You cannot be a conservative if you're going to keep promoting new programs you're not going to pay for," said Paul.


Leonard Pitts: This one's for the Charlie Brown kids

Posted 11/13/2015 in National Columns

"You were my little red-headed girl."



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