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Jiben Roy: The natural process is the answer. Is it?

Posted 12/8/2018 in National Columns

Recently H.W. Bush died at the age of 94. Our 41st president had a wonderful long active life, which we all cherish. He even had fun skydiving at age 90.

 

 

Cartoonist View 12/9/18

Posted 12/8/2018 in National Columns

 

 

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Bush 41's vision of 'a kinder, gentler nation' is gone with him

Posted 12/8/2018 in National Columns

On the last night of the Republican National Convention in 1988, the candidate sought to impart to the country a vision of the America it could be.

 

 

Patrick J. Buchanan: Who lost the world Bush 41 left behind?

Posted 12/8/2018 in National Columns

George H.W. Bush was America's closer. Called in to pitch the final innings of the Cold War, Bush 41 presided masterfully over the fall of the Berlin Wall, the unification of Germany, the liberation of 100 million Eastern Europeans and the dissolution of the Soviet Union into 15 independent nations.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Why Barbara Bush is so high up in George H.W.'s obituaries

Posted 12/8/2018 in National Columns

Rarely has a president been identified so closely with his wife. That Barbara Bush never pursued a big-league career made her high profile even more remarkable. Nor did she fashion herself into an icon of elegance and glamour. She rose to prominence for simply being the partner-in-life of George H.W. Bush.

 

 

Marc Dion: Stop taking Donald Trump's picture

Posted 12/7/2018 in National Columns

As a columnist who writes some pretty un-pretty things about President Donald Trump, I'm about to briefly leave the pack of wolves howling for his death.

 

 

Larry Elder: Fake praise for GHWB: Where were media when he needed them?

Posted 12/6/2018 in National Columns

As with the passing of former President Ronald Reagan, the media are in full praise mode following the death of former President George Herbert Walker Bush.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Bringing the future back into American politics

Posted 12/6/2018 in National Columns

An ad on ABC's "Live with Kelly and Ryan" shows a little girl dragging a teddy bear to her mom at an elegant dinner table. The mother hugs her again and again. Then up pop the words: "You never actually own a Patek Philippe. You merely look after it for the next generation."

 

 

Mona Charen: Why are we so sad?

Posted 12/5/2018 in National Columns

The Centers for Disease Control has delivered sober news -- average life expectancy at birth in the United States has declined for a third straight year due to extremely high rates of death from drug overdoses and suicide.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: This is what actual election tampering looks like

Posted 12/5/2018 in National Columns

I said it before, I'll say it again. "As this country becomes blacker, browner, gayer, younger, more Hispanic and more Muslim, it is increasingly the case that the GOP cannot win if all voters vote."

 

 

Other editors: The (somewhat obvious) ethical problems with creating gene-edited babies

Posted 12/1/2018 in National Columns

It has long been a scientific dream: to inoculate people against terrible diseases before they're born.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Is Putin the provocateur in the Kerch crisis?

Posted 12/1/2018 in National Columns

On departure for the G-20 gathering in Buenos Aires, President Donald Trump canceled his planned weekend meeting with Vladimir Putin, citing as his reason the Russian military's seizure and holding of three Ukrainian ships and 24 sailors.

 

 

Marc Dion: Armed guards among the Jews

Posted 12/1/2018 in National Columns

Tonight, a month or so after the shootings at a synagogue in Pennsylvania (remember those? I didn't think so.), I went to an "interfaith memorial service" at a synagogue about five minutes from my house in a midsized Massachusetts city.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: 'There is no such thing as a child prostitute

Posted 12/1/2018 in National Columns

No one even knows how many girls there were.

 

 

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