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Patrick Buchanan: Russiagate is no Watergate

Posted yesterday in National Columns

"History is repeating itself, and with a vengeance," John Dean told the judiciary committee, drawing a parallel between Watergate, which brought down Richard Nixon, and "Russiagate" which has bedeviled Donald Trump.

 

 

Other editors: Third grade gate's big challenge

Posted 6/15/2019 in National Columns

The good news is that another 3,000 third graders have gotten a high enough score on Mississippi's reading test to advance to the fourth grade.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Tweets, stock prices and Donald Trump

Posted 6/13/2019 in National Columns

President Donald Trump's tweets often set off big gyrations in stock prices. Anyone who knows of the tweets in advance could make a fortune, though not legally.

 

 

Larry Elder: America will always be 'racist' -- if nirvana is the goal

Posted 6/13/2019 in National Columns

In 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. predicted that America could elect a black president in 40 years or less.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Are abortion & gay rights American values?

Posted 6/12/2019 in National Columns

"My religion defines who I am. And I've been a practicing Catholic my whole life," said Vice President Joe Biden in 2012. "I accept my church's position on abortion as ... doctrine. Life begins at conception. ... I just refuse to impose that on others."

 

 

Froma Harrop: Finding people to fill empty spaces

Posted 6/11/2019 in National Columns

A tiny French mountain village with a long name, L'Hospitalet-pres-l'Andorre, has lost half its population over three decades. Its name in English would be "The Hospital Near Andorra." (Andorra is a small principality shoehorned between France and Spain.)

 

 

Larry Elder: AOC returns to the scene of the Minimum Wage Crime

Posted 6/11/2019 in National Columns

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., an advocate for a $15 minimum wage, returned to work as a bartender for one day. Ocasio-Cortez said: "All labor has dignity, and the way that we give labor dignity is by paying people the respect and the value that they are worth at minimum. We have to make one fair wage, and we have to raise the national minimum wage to $15 an hour, nothing less."

 

 

Froma Harrop: Finding people to fill empty spaces

Posted 6/11/2019 in National Columns

A tiny French mountain village with a long name, L'Hospitalet-pres-l'Andorre, has lost half its population over three decades. Its name in English would be "The Hospital Near Andorra." (Andorra is a small principality shoehorned between France and Spain.)

 

 

Marc Dion: Trade With Britain

Posted 6/10/2019 in National Columns

The United States of America has always traded with Britain, though sometimes it was less of a formal trade, and more of a swap.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Bernie & Joe: Two old white men take the lead

Posted 6/10/2019 in National Columns

In 2018, a record turnout of women, minorities and young added 40 House seats to Democratic ranks and made Nancy Pelosi speaker.

 

 

Marion Whitley: Waiting for the Uptown M15

Posted 6/8/2019 in National Columns

At the 14th Street Crosstown bus stop... I navigated the pedestrian traffic, dodging the McDonalds crowd and the ice cream truck ... made it safe to the sheltered Uptown bench, and a vacant seat!

 

 

Mona Charen: Lessons of Chernobyl

Posted 6/7/2019 in National Columns

On the morning of April 28, 1986, an employee of the Forsmark nuclear power plant an hour north of Stockholm was returning from a restroom break when his shoes set off the radiation alarm.

 

 

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