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  • Another View: Jade Helm is over, and we survived

    Ordinarily, the conclusion of something uneventful doesn’t merit comment. But the Jade Helm 15 milit ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Pitts: America is not a brave nation

    America is not a brave nation.Yes, that’s a heretical thing to say. Yes, our military is the world’s ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Another View: Next steps for Ferguson

    Ferguson has become more than a municipality near St. Louis: The name is synonymous with the renewed debate about race, policing, poverty and inequali ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Barone: Europe's humanitarianism is, sadly, not

    Human beings are hard-wired to protect young children. That’s the easiest explanation of the rush of Europeans – especially, but not only, elites – to ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Stossel: War on Drugs a self-defeating endeavor

    How many wars can we fight?Our presidential candidates demand “stronger action” against both illegal ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Ponnuru: Republican tax plans suffer from Romney redux

    Three of the Republican presidential candidates have produced comprehensive plans for tax reform: first Marco Rubio, then Rand Paul and now Jeb Bush. ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Pitts: An elegy for John Gibson

    This is an elegy for John Gibson.He was a married father of two, a pastor and a professor at New Orl ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Tucker: The right to bury the (online) past

    Imagine your 18-year-old daughter is decapitated in a car accident. Gruesome police photographs of her body are leaked onto the Internet. Every time s ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Barone: In praise of monarchy

    Some time in the early evening Wednesday, Queen Elizabeth II broke a record: she became the longest-serving monarch in British history, beating her gr ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Another View: Lobbyists shouldn't choose school lunch menu

    Five years ago, Congress brought some healthfulness to the National School Lunch Program, which spends more than $10 billion a year to feed about 30 m ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Bernstein: Who cares if U.S. public opposes Iran deal?

    National Journal’s Josh Kraushaar goes deep into new and old polling data and finds some interesting historical comparisons for public opinion on the ...
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Another View: Obama's victory on Iran deal

    Even if President Barack Obama hasn’t tended well to congressional egos, he’s certainly due credit for engineering a political victory on the Iran tre ...
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Connie Schultz: ​What a performance in Kentucky

    It was the kind of rally we’ve come to expect from those Americans who think someone else’s equal rights are an assault on their way of life as perenn ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Another View: Pragmatic campaign finance reform possible

    In a post-Citizens United America – and in the midst of a presidential race awash in dark money – what hope is there for reform? Hillary Clinton on Tu ...
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Hunt: U.S. organized labor may be lifting its head

    On the surface, this Labor Day holiday capped another dark year for U.S. unions and many working-class Americans.
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 10:16 pm
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