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National Editorials and Columns

  • Carson: ​Applauding an elegant conservative

    Recently, I was temporarily placed on the Southern Poverty Law Center's watch list for extremism simply because I vocally support traditional marriage ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Another View: Workers take hit in Homeland Security shutdown

    If Republicans in Congress don’t relent on their quest to thwart President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration by refusing to fund the Dep ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Bernstein: Scott Walker faces higher hurdles than polls

    How can we tell if Scott Walker’s polling surge means anything?Walker has been doing well for three ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Bernstein: Don't blame liberal media for Giuliani gaffe

    We’ve had a terrific demonstration over the last week or so of why the belief in liberal media bias is so strong.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Another View: Obama veto leaves him isolated

    White House aides are whispering that President Barack Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL pipeline authorization bill signals a new phase of his presiden ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Another View: $100,000 Teslas don't need a government subsidy

    Elon Musk, all-purpose impresario of the future, is enthusiastic about electric cars. “Eventually,” he says in the forthcoming issue of Bloomberg Mark ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Another View: Let the sun shine into federal courtrooms

    As we have U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, in the past, we commend U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, today for advocating on behalf of more transparen ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Another View: Safer energy transit plan needed

    America, and the world for that matter, uses lots of energy. The energy source used more than any other in the United State is oil – at 36 percent of ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Another View: Amazon's opposition to new drone regulations is misguided

    The Federal Aviation Administration, in its long, often thankless quest to impose order on the burgeoning drone business, has finally proposed some ne ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Another View: Immigration policy in limbo

    To think, as we do, that President Barack Obama overstepped his authority by shielding more than 4 million illegal immigrants from deportation, with n ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Another View: The GOP's hot potato with DHS funding

    In the impasse over funding that threatens to shutter the Department of Homeland Security at the end of this month, House Speaker John Boehner has lab ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 9:24 pm
  • Another View: Rising copays are barriers to care, not a spur to efficiency

    Obamacare’s goal to expand access to health care has been only halfway successful: More Americans have insurance, but a rise in cost sharing means few ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Another View: China's fear of the Web

    The digital revolution is still unfolding, disrupting, intruding – and being suffocated.Around the g ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Harrop: Should economic policy include a senior discount?

    We’ve seen senior discounts for buses. We’ve seen senior discounts at movie theaters. We’ve seen senior discounts in supermarkets.
    Feb. 15, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Reeder: 'Fair-share' challenge has to worry union bosses

    SPRINGFIELD – Should anyone be compelled to support a political cause they don’t believe in?That’s t ...
    Feb. 15, 2015 - 11:23 pm
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