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Mona Charen: What is the American idea?

Posted 11/15/2019 in National Columns

If I were addressing a young audience today, I would face an uphill battle to explain why conservatism so inspired me during my own impressionable years.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Bloomberg, billionaires and boobery

Posted 11/15/2019 in National Columns

I'd like to personally bop over the head the next Democrat who says that Michael Bloomberg shouldn't be running for president because he's a billionaire. Let's give thanks that a simple-minded dismissal of rich candidates didn't sink FDR's chances.

 

 

Larry Elder: How crazy is Warren's health care plan?

Posted 11/14/2019 in National Columns

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., wants "Medicare for All," as does Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., her self-described "Democratic socialist" rival. Unlike Sanders, however, Warren claims she can finance her plan by raising taxes only on the superrich.

 

 

Wyatt Emmerich: State election season is over

Posted 11/13/2019 in National Columns

Mississippi's local and state elections are done for another four years. The Republican Party stays in power.

 

 

Froma Harrop: New York puts Trump in rearview

Posted 11/13/2019 in National Columns

The (mostly) charming family movie "Mr. Popper's Penguins" is about a divorced father living alone in his posh Manhattan digs. Unexpectedly, he receives two boxes of penguins, and chaos ensues.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Democrats preside over stronger economies

Posted 11/11/2019 in National Columns

Are you worried that the economy grew by only 1.9% in the recent quarter? That's a pretty weak performance. But it would seem downright dismal if you believed Donald Trump's assertion during the 2016 campaign that 1.9% growth during one of Barack Obama's quarters signaled an economy "in deep trouble."

 

 

Patrick J. Buchanan: Where are the 'high crimes'?

Posted 11/11/2019 in National Columns

"Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors." These are the offenses designated in the Constitution for which presidents may be impeached and removed from office. Which of these did Trump commit?

 

 

Patrick J. Buchanan: Will 'sexist' white males derail Warren?

Posted 11/8/2019 in National Columns

After celebrating Tuesday's takeover of Virginia's legislature and the Kentucky governorship, the liberal establishment appears poised to crush its biggest threat: the surging candidacy of Elizabeth Warren.

 

 

Mona Charen: The great missing topic

Posted 11/8/2019 in National Columns

We don't care. You can check Pew or Gallup or any other polling company. We are running deficits that ought to make us nauseated with worry -- the federal deficit passed $1 trillion in September -- but we're not interested.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Moderation and good manners actually win elections

Posted 11/7/2019 in National Columns

Moderation along with good manners delivered impressive victories to Democrats this week. Case in point was Andy Beshear's win over Republican incumbent Gov. Matt Bevin in the Kentucky governor's race.

 

 

Other Editors: Withdrawing from the Paris agreement stands first in Trump's long line of mistakes

Posted 11/7/2019 in National Columns

The world is, without a doubt and without a credible opposing argument, heading pell-mell toward environmental disaster because of humanity's continuing reliance on burning fossil fuels to create energy.

 

 

Leonard Pitts Jr.: The kids may 'OK' this Boomer to their heart's content

Posted 11/6/2019 in National Columns

So I guess "OK Boomer" is a thing now. And I gather I'm supposed to be offended by it. Certainly, some people seem to be.

 

 

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