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Opinion

August 19, 2018

How can a president as successful as Donald Trump be so unpopular?

Fueled by his historic tax reform and an unprecedented regulatory rollback, the economy grew by 4.1 percent in the second quarter. The unemployment rate is just 3.9 percent — near the lowest it has been in nearly two decades…

MarcThiessen

August 19, 2018

It is with utmost respect and deeply felt appreciation that we remember Capt. 2nd rank Vasili Arkhipov of the former Soviet Union who died August 19, 1998.

Unquestionably Capt. Arkhipov saved the lives of countless Americans, Soviets and Cubans and quite possibly avoided a nuclear war…

August 19, 2018

As a military veteran, I find myself at odds with my president over his idea of creating another branch of the military.

Actually, there needs to be a consolidation of the existing branches. Navy (sea), Army (land) and Air (space) should do it. There is already too much brass and bureaucracy in our…

August 18, 2018

When the courts rule against laws our legislature has passed, which they often do, it never seems to enter lawmakers’ minds that those rulings are because of their own wrongheaded notions.

Nope. Republican leadership is convinced those rulings are the result of too many Democratic judges. The…

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August 17, 2018

It's hard to take Omarosa Manigault Newman's word for anything. But Lordy she has tapes, and they offer vivid proof that Donald Trump's White House is part clown show, part nest of vipers.

Omarosa achieved single-name fame as a contestant on Trump's show "The Apprentice," where she performed with…

Eugene Robinson

August 16, 2018

In Washington in the 1990s, it was a sure bet that whenever conservative journalists and activists got together, the conversation turned to the Clintons, Kenneth Starr and the Whitewater investigation. There was a good bit of what one editor memorably called "hush-hush and heavy breathing" when…

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August 16, 2018

Cooke Communications N.C. today joins newspapers across the nation writing in response to President Donald Trump’s regular attacks against journalism and the press.

Too many nights to count, journalists sit in nearly empty city council chambers, school board meeting rooms and county office…

August 15, 2018

Twelve Chicagoans were shot dead and 62 others were shot and wounded Aug. 3-5, the Chicago Tribune reported (https://tinyurl.com/yde7jb83). Before last week's mayhem, 1,718 Chicagoans had been shot since the beginning of the year, and 306 had been murdered.

Adding to this tragedy is the fact that…

Walter Williams

August 14, 2018

If you haven't been to the DMV lately, prepare to be unpleasantly surprised. Everyone's favorite state agency has upped its game and now offers an even more hellish experience.

I'm currently writing this column while sitting cross-legged on the floor at a DMV office. State leaders have been urging…

Colin Campbell

August 13, 2018

There are lots of folks that think the National Rifle Association (NRA) is truly the ‘Evil Empire’ — the root cause of all gun problems in our country. They are, of course, absolutely wrong.

It is true that the NRA is a strong supporter of the Constitution, especially the 2nd…

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