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Kathleen Parker: Seeing Trump now for exactly who he is

Posted 11/14/2015 in National Columns

Des Moines, Iowa -- You can't drive far in these parts without seeing Ben Carson on a billboard, looking more like a man of the cloth than of the operating room. There's something vaguely beatific in that face and beaming smile. "Run Ben Run!" reads the text on one sign. The moviegoer's mind can't escape the immediate association.

Patrick Buchanan: The Republican war -- over war policy

Posted 11/14/2015 in National Columns

Rand Paul had his best debate moment Tuesday when he challenged Marco Rubio on his plans to increase defense spending by $1 trillion. "You cannot be a conservative if you're going to keep promoting new programs you're not going to pay for," said Paul.


Leonard Pitts: This one's for the Charlie Brown kids

Posted 11/13/2015 in National Columns

"You were my little red-headed girl."



Kathleen Parker: Does anyone really know who Ben Carson is?

Posted 11/12/2015 in National Columns

In the annals of presidential politics, it's hard to recall anyone who has tried so hard to be so ordinary.



Leonard Pitts: African America has promises to keep

Posted 11/11/2015 in National Columns

We are gathered here today not to argue about some policy prescription, nor to excoriate some public figure.



Froma Harrop: Energy beggars no more

Posted 11/10/2015 in National Columns

The Obama administration has finally passed judgment on the Keystone XL pipeline, and it's a thumbs-down.



Rheta Grimsley Johnson: Rodeo and his Kentucky thoroughbreds

Posted 11/7/2015 in National Columns

PARIS, Kentucky -- The smallish Eiffel Tower snug to the chamber of commerce office isn't exactly what put me in mind of the other, more famous, Paris. It was the giant sycamores lining the narrow lanes of this town that did the trick.


Kathleen Parker: Jeb Bush, free at last

Posted 11/7/2015 in National Columns

If the truth sets us free, then Bush family members should be warbling from rooftops. At least one Bush, patriarch George H.W. Bush, has been singing his heart out with author Jon Meacham, whose biography of the 41st president will soon be released.


Susan Estrich: Marco Rubio's money problems

Posted 11/7/2015 in National Columns

It worked like a charm in the last debate. Marco Rubio knew he'd be questioned about his personal finances. When members of the Senate co-mingle campaign and personal funds, face foreclosures on second homes and are forced to liquidate their retirement funds (and pay thousands of dollars in taxes), it gets noticed -- especially if they're running for president.



Kathleen Parker: Jeb Bush doesn't know how to fight

Posted 11/6/2015 in National Columns

Soon after Wednesday night's Republican debate, the phone rang: "Did the fat lady sing?" asked the voice on the other end.



Froma Harrop: Procrastination explained ... now

Posted 11/4/2015 in National Columns

I came upon this article on procrastination and saved it for "later reading." Ha-ha-ha.



Kathleen Parker: Making sense of our troubled times

Posted 11/4/2015 in National Columns

As Republican presidential candidates debate the debates, roiling and railing against the unfairness of it all, campaigns have been busy rebooting candidates and crafting fresh slogans.



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