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Froma Harrop: What half-in, half- out relationships may do to health

Posted 12/26/2015 in National Columns

High on most checklists for ensuring a long and healthy life is being married. Marriage is said to bestow protective health benefits, such as low blood pressure and better cholesterol numbers.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Islam and the West: an irreconcilable conflict?

Posted 12/22/2015 in National Columns

"I worry greatly that the rhetoric coming from the Republicans, particularly Donald Trump, is sending a message to Muslims here ... and ... around the world, that there is a 'clash of civilizations.'"

 

 

Susan Estrich: Where can Rubio win?

Posted 12/21/2015 in National Columns

It's not exactly like Babe Ruth pointing with his bat to the stands where he was about to hit a home run.

 

 

Slimantics: Dad's love of hunting was a passing fancy for his boys

Posted 12/19/2015 in National Columns

As any gardener will tell you, often the health of a plant depends on the depth of its roots. My father was an enthusiastic hunter, yet his five sons were not.

 

 

Rheta Grimsley Johnson: Orphan dogs and Santa Claus

Posted 12/19/2015 in National Columns

She is a brindle mix. When I ask what kind of mix, the veterinarian says, "Well." Somebody kept the puppy about a year and a half -- again, the vet assigned an age -- found her a bother and drove to my woods in the North Mississippi hollow to put her out. In a poor county with no animal shelter or conscience, it happens.

 

Kathleen Parker: Americans must take a stand against our own extremists

Posted 12/19/2015 in National Columns

When President Obama addressed the nation after the terrorist attacks in San Bernardino, Calif., he reiterated the call to resist animus toward Muslims.

Patrick Buchanan: America first -- or World War III

Posted 12/19/2015 in National Columns

"If you're in favor of World War III, you have your candidate." So said Rand Paul, looking directly at Gov. Chris Christie, who had just responded to a question from CNN's Wolf Blitzer as to whether he would shoot down a Russian plane that violated his no-fly zone in Syria.

 

Froma Harrop: On terrorism, Cruz has no idea

Posted 12/17/2015 in National Columns

Terrorism is not going away. We saw that in the closing of the Los Angeles schools after what was deemed a "credible" threat.

 

 

Kathleen Parker: Donald Trump to the rescue

Posted 12/16/2015 in National Columns

Gee, wonder what Hillary Clinton has been up to?

 

 

Froma Harrop: Climate change issue needs a Churchill

Posted 12/15/2015 in National Columns

"This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning." Those were Winston Churchill's words of battle-weary comfort when World War II started decisively shifting in the Allies' favor.

 

 

Susan Estrich: Guns for terrorists?

Posted 12/14/2015 in National Columns

Are you for or against guns for terrorists?

 

 

Rheta Grimsley Johnson: Written under the gun

Posted 12/12/2015 in National Columns

One of my best friends in the world is going "under the knife" today, which is what my mother would have said if someone she knew was about to have an operation. I never once heard her say "procedure," which sounds more like a tax audit or a recipe for making cheese.

 

 

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