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Kathleen Parker: A Rose for racial reconciliation

OXFORD, Md. - Long before there was a "Black Lives Matter" movement, there was Ruth Starr Rose, an activist artist whose paintings nearly a century ago captured the dignity and spirit of America's black families at a time when stereotype and caricature prevailed.

October 08, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | All viewpoint stories


Charles Krauthammer: Obama plays into Putin’s hands in Syria

"Russia hits Assad's foes, angering U.S." - Headline, Wall Street Journal, Oct. 1

October 04, 2015 | Charles Krauthammer | All viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: New ‘McCarthyism’ lets Clinton off hook over Benghazi

The lede to this column is a deep, guttural groan that originates in the throat and expands into the lungs before collapsing in the pit of the stomach.

October 04, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | All viewpoint stories


Essay: Nation’s military used as toy soldiers by civilian leaders

Monday will mark the 50th anniversary of that muggy October morning I scrambled off a bus and stepped onto a set of yellow footprints at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, S.C.

October 04, 2015 | By Ron Martz rlmartz@hotmail.com. | All viewpoint stories


Jonah Goldberg: Here's a throwback notion for GOP speaker post

Almost exactly seven years ago, House Speaker John Boehner said of the Wall Street bailout bill, "I think this thing is a crap sandwich" - but he'd vote for it anyway.

October 02, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | All viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: ‘Brat pack’ taking over GOP in House

The Republican Party's "Freedom Caucus," which has several less-charitable nicknames on Capitol Hill, is the dog that caught the car.

October 01, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | All viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: Yo ‘heart’ el papa: A truly divine message

"Oh, so you drank the Kool-Aid," my neighbor superciliously sneered from the stoop he occupies each afternoon to sip wine and critique people's parking skills on our beloved Olive Street.

September 27, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | All viewpoint stories


Charles Krauthammer: Double suicide 2016 campaign takes odd twists the year before

Meanwhile, on the Democrats' side:

September 27, 2015 | Charles Krauthammer | All viewpoint stories


Jonah Goldberg: VA crisis part of a bigger problem of federal overreach

There is only one guaranteed way to get fired from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Falsifying records won't do it. Prescribing obsolete drugs won't do it. Cutting all manner of corners on health and safety is, at worst, going to get you a reprimand.

September 25, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | All viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: With charity toward some

In the spirit of charity prompted by Pope Francis' visit to the U.S., let's not call them bigots.

September 24, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | All viewpoint stories


Charles Krauthammer: Putin’s gambit in Syria baffles White House

Once again, President Barack Obama and his foreign policy team are stumped. Why is Vladimir Putin pouring troops and weaponry into Syria? After all, as Secretary of State John Kerry has thrice told his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, it is only making things worse.

September 20, 2015 | Charles Krauthammer | All viewpoint stories


Jonah Goldberg: Syria is tip of Obama’s foreign policy iceberg

The news that the Obama administration has spent $500 million to put "four or five" fighters on the ground in Syria adds an almost comic irony to what is ultimately a tragic farce.

September 20, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | All viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: GOP candidates on the money with debate answers

Sometimes what seems the least consequential detail tells the most about a person's character - or at least his or her intentions.

September 20, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | All viewpoint stories


Jonah Goldberg: Can Old Joe Biden save the Democrats?

The wheels haven't come off Hillary Rodham Clinton's bus quite yet, but they're getting wobblier. Hence the Joe Biden boomlet.

September 18, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | All viewpoint stories


Ruben Navarrette: Wanted — Real leadership on immigration

I'm often asked which of the two major political parties is better on immigration. It's a trick question. They're both dreadful.

September 18, 2015 | Ruben Navarrette | All viewpoint stories


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Letter: Solving income inequality will help, not hurt, US economy

In his Jan. 28 letter, Thomas Day claimed income equality's "free lunch" would kill all incentive to strive and succeed. There are several potential ...

February 11, 2016 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Tom Crawford: Kemp's SEC primary could be decisive

Two years ago, Secretary of State Brian Kemp began his push to set up an "SEC Primary" for a simple reason: He wanted the world ...

February 10, 2016 | Tom Crawford | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Medical bills can add up fast if you have no insurance

Early in December, I had to miss work and visit the doctor. Winter has never been kind to me, and, as I grow older, my ...

February 10, 2016 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Whatever candidate or party we choose, vote for our democratic freedoms

I am not a political type of person, but feel that one of the many things our voting populous should consider is the type of ...

February 10, 2016 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Doug Collins: One language unites a nation

Imagine that every member of your family or workplace spoke a different language. If scheduling, completing projects, and general communication isn't already enough of ...

February 08, 2016 | By U.S. Rep. Doug Collins Guest columnist | All viewpoint stories


Editorial: Why not trust the Constitution?

The U.S. Constitution is an amazing document in so many ways, not the least of which is its timeless nature. It has endured 200-plus ...

February 07, 2016 | Times Editorial Board | All viewpoint stories


Ron Martz: A death for a death solves nothing

The state of Georgia killed another one of its citizens last Tuesday.

February 07, 2016 | By Ron Martz rlmartz@hotmail.com. | All viewpoint stories


Dick Yarbrough: Much-loved fried shrimp are back at St. Simons grill

Perhaps this renewed love affair doesn't quite rise to the level of Humphrey Bogart's Rick finding Ingrid Bergman's Ilsa in "Casablanca" ("Of ...

February 06, 2016 | Dick Yarbrough | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Super Bowl again puts spotlight on domestic violence

Soon we'll gather with friends for the most watched television event of the year (if even just for the commercials). Last year the Super ...

February 06, 2016 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Voters should toss out bums of both parties

It is my hope that America will throw the bums out during this election cycle.

February 04, 2016 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Iran giveaway, presidential race show why US is headed awry

I believe most would agree that something very wrong is going on; our society and our nation is going straight to hell in a handbasket ...

February 04, 2016 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Tom Crawford: Some people keep fighting the Civil War

You may have the impression that the Civil War ended sometime around 1865, after the Confederate armies stacked their weapons, the soldiers returned to their ...

February 03, 2016 | Tom Crawford | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Enota Road bypass could lead to a dangerous traffic flow

As both a resident of the area and a safety professional, I would like to voice concerns over the proposed bypass of Enota Road. Of ...

February 03, 2016 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Letter: If housing, income are your problem, vote for the right solutions

If you are over 40 you should already know what I'm about to say. If you are under 40, hopefully this will help you ...

February 03, 2016 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Vengeance is no reason to punish some who pose no threat to us

A few years ago, a friend committed a crime. He deserved punishment, but there were extenuating circumstances: He was weathering three personal tragedies, continuous pain ...

February 02, 2016 | | All viewpoint stories


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