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National Editorials and Columns

  • Pitts: Chicago cop's lawsuit an act of gall

    First he killed him. Now he’s suing him.I have no idea whether Robert Rialmo, the Chicago police off ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • Barone: Probing for clues in the Iowa caucus numbers

    Now that the results of the Feb. 2 Iowa caucuses are in, speculation naturally turns to today’s New Hampshire primary.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Smith: Preventing child sex tourism

    As principal author of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 – a landmark law combatting sex- and labor-trafficking at home and abroad – I am ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Another View: Take Obama's oil fee proposal seriously

    President Barack Obama wants to raise gasoline prices. It is about time.In his new budget proposal, ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Another View: Blame Congress for tax inversions

    If you’re mad at the news the Glendale, Wisconsin-based Johnson Controls is, through its merger with Tyco International, moving its corporate headquar ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Meyer: I can't hate Islamic State's teen soldiers

    SULAYMANIYAH, Iraq – As a journalist based in northern Iraq for the past six years, I’ve seen the war with the Islamic State closer than I’d like. In ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Tucker: Nothing American about Islamophobia

    Last week, President Barack Obama made his first visit to a mosque in the United States, staging a high-profile show of support for a religious minori ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Connie Schultz: This progressive doesn't need your lectures

    Have I mentioned lately how much I’m enjoying the lectures from self-avowed liberals who insist my respect for Hillary Clinton is proof that I am not ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Another View: FCC not doing enough to restore faith in democracy

    TV watchers need to brace themselves for the worst this election season.Hundreds of millions of doll ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Ted Cruz's win also exposes 2 weak spots

    Journalists have an unfortunate tendency, when it comes to big political stories, to prove their savvy by going counterintuitive.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:17 am
  • Pitts: Poetic justice for Planned Parenthood

    “A lie can get halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes.”That nugget o ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Dvorak: Near Virginia Tech, a 13-year-old's online fantasies turn fatal

    There are few holes deeper than those in the heart of a 13-year-old girl.It used to be 13-year-olds ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Another View: Avoid being a victim of a scam

    With the old-fashioned company pension now an endangered species, what besides Social Security will support Americans in retirement?
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • Another View: Obama's Cuba policy is failing

    Can an authoritarian regime convert to democracy by itself? The historical record isn’t encouraging. In the absence of a popular uprising, it is rare ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • John Stossel: Running on empty

    Cars run on fuel. Politicians run on votes, and they’ll do almost anything to get them. That includes supporting mandates that force us to use ethanol ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 12:13 am
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