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  • McArdle: Sheltered students go to college, avoid education

    If you’ve reached that crotchety age I’m at, you may be as mystified as I am by kids these days – especially by how they’re behaving on campus. I get ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Stossel: Immigration is great for America

    Yikes, you really hate me.Many of you, anyway, based on Twitter and Facebook comments posted after I ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Another View: U.S. lazy in responding to cyberattacks

    The disclosure that Russia was responsible for penetrating the unclassified email system used by the Joint Chiefs of Staff should be disconcerting. Un ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Harrop: Voter suppression hides in the gray areas

    The students at Miami Central Senior High frustrated me, and I frustrated them. The topic was Ferguson and my opinion that blacks in that torn-up Miss ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Bernstein: Trump's bid could end in one of three ways

    Someone challenged me in an e-mail discussion to explain how Donald Trump can possibly lose the Republican nomination. I’ve said over and over why he ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Ponnuru: Bush's recipe for economic disappointment

    “I think we need to lift our spirits and have high, lofty expectations for this great country of ours,” Jeb Bush said in last week’s Republican presid ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • Another View: Congress' gimmicks won't fix highways

    Congress’s most recent fight over highway spending seemed awfully familiar. Once again, authorized cash for transportation projects was dwindling. Onc ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Another View: Bipartisan fix for student debt burden

    If it makes sense for the government to help young people pay for college – and it does – then it also makes sense for the government to help them pay ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Rubin: How we got to Trumpism

    There is a segment of the American public – goodness knows if they are Republicans, ideological conservatives or even registered voters – that revels ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Hiatt: Hindsight from Iraq

    WASHINGTON – Last week, President Barack Obama defended the Iran agreement in part by dismissing its critics as people who supported the war in Iraq 1 ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Barone: A tough day for the President and his party

    Thursday was the biggest night of the political year so far, for what happened on the stage at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena and for what happened o ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Another View: Judge's 'no-pregnancy' order won't fly

    After Stephanie Fatland of Mason City, Iowa was convicted of child endangerment in a Floyd County case, District Judge James Drew suspended her 10-yea ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Harrop: Ethical hunters shocked by Cecil story

    BOZEMAN, Mont. – That picture of Cecil the lion’s corpse and the American dentist posing triumphantly over it was ghastly. Cecil had apparently been l ...
    Aug. 9, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Stossel: Gun lies, truths

    My town, New York City, enforces rigid gun laws. Police refused to assign me a gun permit. The law doesn’t even let me hold a fake gun on TV to demons ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Another View: Wealthy oligarchy dominates 2016 election

    The United States may be turning a corner in presidential politics. Although the election itself is more than a year away, the latest reports to the F ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 7:52 pm
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