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  • Carson: Phoning it in on Election Day

    With so much at stake, millions of Americans still did not participate in the midterm elections this week.
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 12:53 am
  • Schultz: Time to dust off my reproductive freedom flag

    The morning after the Republicans won, well, just about everything, I spent a good half-hour staring at a favorite piece of artwork that hangs in a pr ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Ponnuru: Why Obama's 'coalition of the ascendant' crashed

    That “coalition of the ascendant” that the Democrats thought they had assembled only seems to exist in years that are divisible by four.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Pitts: In news, biggest successes are least trusted

    You can’t handle the truth.There is a temptation to take that line from Jack Nicholson – snarled at ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Barone: Obama will leave the Democrats in shambles

    Before the election results are in, and keeping in mind that there may be some unpleasant surprises for one party or the other – or both – it’s possib ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Another view: Justice overdue in North Korea

    The United Nations, so often inclined toward rhetoric instead of action, seems to be drawing closer to action to deal with the human rights disaster i ...
    Nov. 2, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Another view: Quarantines will not prevent outbreak

    A 14th-century weapon is not the best defense against a 21st-century illness. That’s not simply comm ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Pitts: Holding memories for Aunt Millie

    CHICAGO – It was the summer of 1969 the first time I came here, two months shy of my 12th birthday.M ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Barone: Reagan speech still resonates 50 years later

    On Oct. 27, 1964, 50 years ago Monday, a movie actor and television host delivered a 30-minute speech on prime time national TV in support of the pres ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Harrop: Canada can be tough on immigration

    Two years ago, Jeffrey Niehaus was a popular teacher at the University of Victoria in British Columbia. An American, Niehaus had applied for permanent ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Another view: Shameful payments to Nazis

    It’s morally repugnant that former Nazis have apparently been paid millions of dollars in Social Security benefits as they age overseas.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:31 pm
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