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Parker: Confessions of young tokers who did inhale

WASHINGTON - Everybody's doing it - confessing their youthful, pot-smoking ways - so here goes.

January 19, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: Obama waged a war he didn’t fully believe in

WASHINGTON - By early 2011, writes former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, he had concluded that President Barack Obama "doesn't believe in his own (Afghanistan) strategy, and doesn't consider the war to be his."

January 19, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Navarrette: A rising star to watch in New Hampshire

SAN DIEGO - It's with a chuckle that Marilinda Garcia recalls the day that her critics demanded to see her papers.

January 17, 2014 | Ruben Navarrette | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Media overkill jams up Jersey

What a bizarre spectacle. Assuming he did not lie during his marathon news conference last week, the feeding frenzy surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be remembered as one of those incredibly odd moments of elite journalistic hysteria that are difficult to explain to people who weren't there or didn't get it.

January 17, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Parker: In luck of the draw we trust

WASHINGTON - As we evaluate the efficacy of the War on Poverty, a single, unquantifiable factor stubbornly demands attention: luck.

January 16, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Navarrette: A potential game-changer on immigration

SAN DIEGO - Americans are so accustomed to conservatives imploding over the immigration issue that it's a refreshing change to see liberals struggle with it as well.

January 14, 2014 | Ruben Navarrette | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: The right response for academic anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON - For decades, the American Studies Association has labored in well-deserved obscurity. No longer. It's now made a name for itself by voting to boycott Israeli universities, accusing them of denying academic and human rights to Palestinians.

January 12, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Who’s the real bully, Christie or media?

WASHINGTON - In the days since revelations surfaced about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's office orchestrating the now-infamous George Washington Bridge lane closings, I've had at least four different reactions.

January 12, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: A millennial’s rant of tired solutions

"In America," Oscar Wilde quipped, "the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience." And they often do it in the pages of Rolling Stone.

January 10, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: Health care law bailout is a built-in peril

WASHINGTON - First order of business for the returning Congress: The No Bailout for Insurance Companies Act of 2014.

January 05, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Winning again takes a back seat to purity

WASHINGTON - If you happen to be one of those who enjoy politics as a blood sport, 2014's midterm election promises to be a carnival of gore.

January 05, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Will states’ rights go to pot?

On Jan. 1, the Centennial State (it hasn't yet changed its nickname to "The Rocky Mountain High State") became the first place in the country to legalize marijuana sales for recreational purposes.

January 05, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Myths to ditch in 2014, for both sides

The Beltway consensus seems to be that 2013 was a bad year for the same reason nearly every other recent year was bad: polarization and partisanship. Personally, I can think of plenty of more important things to worry about than partisanship. Democracy is about disagreements, and partisanship is often a sign of healthy disagreement.

January 03, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Parker: America, let’s keep hope alive

WASHINGTON - America's capacity for optimism and hope has been boundless through much of our short history.

January 02, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Navarrette: India incident creates a rift with close ally

SAN DIEGO - What Americans really need to kick off the new year is a dramatic improvement in our relations with India. In a world where it sometimes seems that the United States doesn't have many friends and allies, that south Asian country has become both. Most notably, since the attacks Sept. 11, 2001, India has been a partner in fighting the war on terror.

December 31, 2013 | Ruben Navarrette | More viewpoint stories


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Krauthammer: Containment-plus is real Syria strategy

WASHINGTON -- Late, hesitant and reluctant as he is, President Barack Obama has begun effecting a workable strategy against the Islamic State.

September 28, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Phony ‘war on women’ fueled by false panic

Last Friday, the White House announced its "It's On Us" initiative aimed at combating sexual assaults on college campuses. I'm all in favor of combating sexual assault, but the first priority in combating a problem is understanding it.

September 26, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Cry, you’re on hidden camera

WASHINGTON - Without prior knowledge or intent, I recently was inducted into a club I had no interest in joining, especially in light of the $200 initiation fee.

September 25, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Forging foster bonds not easy or natural

Everyone has an idea of what the role of parent means.

September 21, 2014 | Shannon Casas | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: Jihadi logic is to draw US in, gain status

WASHINGTON - What was the Islamic State thinking? We know it is sophisticated in its use of modern media. But what was the logic of propagating to the world videos of its beheadings of two Americans (and subsequently a Briton) - sure to inflame public opinion?

September 21, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Obama rushing to war with Islamic State

By all means, let's destroy Islamic State, but let's talk about it first.

September 19, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Palmetto State sagas drone on

WASHINGTON - As a South Carolinian, it befalls me to examine the peculiarities afflicting our former governor and now-congressman Mark Sanford, who, contrary to decorum and taste, continues to demand attention.

September 18, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


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