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National Editorials and Columns

  • Ponnuru: Make a stand on abortion, without a shutdown

    Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the Florida congresswoman who chairs the Democratic National Committee, sent out a fundraising e-mail about how mad she is t ...
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Another View: Get back to search for solutions

    With only three votes to spare, the Illinois House last week sustained Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of a bill that could have destroyed his ability to neg ...
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Pitts: 'Religious liberty' looks like intolerance from here

    “To me,” she said in a statement, “this has never been a gay or lesbian issue. It is about marriage and God’s word. It is a matter of religious libert ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Another View: Gulf states will have to be repaid

    No matter how the White House describes it, President Barack Obama’s meeting with King Salman of Saudi Arabia last week was about payback. The Saudis ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Another View: Nation's debt growth 'not sustainable'

    As former Illinois Republican Sen. Everett Dirksen is credited with saying, “A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you’re talking real mone ...
    Sept. 7, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Barone: Trump's appeal based on yesterday's new

    Aside from the court-ordered dribbling out of Hillary Clinton’s classified-material-filled emails, the big presidential campaign news of the summer ha ...
    Sept. 7, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Sly: Photo of drowned boy may open world's eyes

    He looks as though he is asleep – perhaps taking a nap before running off to play with his friends. But he’s not asleep. He’s dead. He died because of ...
    Sept. 7, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Another View: Tapped water as good as bottled

    It’s hard to overestimate the power of marketing. The same magic that made a 10-cent cup of coffee with milk into something millions of Americans woul ...
    Sept. 6, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Harrop: Why don't we try staying home?

    Generals have marked their operations by putting pins on wall maps of the world. I could do the same for friends and neighbors who have just gotten ba ...
    Sept. 6, 2015 - 11:46 pm
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