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Parker: A wish to leave Bleak Friday behind

WASHINGTON - For children, Christmastime may be the favorite holiday, even if their families don't celebrate the birth of Christ. The twinkling lights and aura of magic that suddenly transfigure the most plebian edifices are nearly as seductive as a round-trip ticket to Never-Never Land.

November 28, 2013 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Oprah, Obama and the ever-present racism dodge

In Britain to promote her film "The Butler," Oprah Winfrey gave an interview to the BBC last week. Not surprisingly, she promoted her movie about race relations in the White House with comments about race relations and the White House.

November 24, 2013 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Parker: An eternal flame burns on for Generation JFK

WASHINGTON - By now, most of the world has digested the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination, and millennials can sigh relief that another such re-examination is at least 10 years away.

November 24, 2013 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: Easing Iran’s sanctions is a sucker’s deal

WASHINGTON - A president desperate to change the subject and a secretary of state desperate to make a name for himself are reportedly on the verge of an "interim" nuclear agreement with Iran. France called it a "sucker's deal."

November 24, 2013 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Some disasters stand alone

WASHINGTON - Meet simile and sui generis.

November 21, 2013 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Another delay keeps hollowing out what's left of Obamacare

WASHINGTON - Let's recap: If you like your insurance policy, you can keep it. No, wait. If you liked your policy, it was probably worthless anyway. Scratch that.

November 17, 2013 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: Why liberals are panicking over Obamacare

"Even if it takes a change to the law, the president should honor the commitment the federal government made to those people and let them keep what they got." - Bill Clinton, Nov. 12

November 17, 2013 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Health website leaves Obama in dark

Watching Barack President Obama's press conference Thursday, I almost started humming the old ditty the "Farmer in the Dell" because all I could think was: "The cheese stands alone."

November 15, 2013 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Obamacare’s gift to the GOP

WASHINGTON - In spite of everything - the GOP's internal scrimmages, the government shutdown, the party's transparent attempts to derail Obamacare - Republicans keep getting second chances.

November 14, 2013 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: Obama's ‘ShamWow’ health pitch meets reality

"Obama to campaign to ensure health law's success" - The New York Times, Nov. 4

November 10, 2013 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Parker: A sorry state of affairs with no real apology

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is no lip-biting, tear-streaking, chin-trembling apologist.

November 10, 2013 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


We didn't start the fire: JFK's death still ripples for baby boomers

We cannot get past it, we Americans. Not a half century later. Maybe not even ever.

November 10, 2013 | By Ted Anthony Associated Press | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Obama's health lie freaks out Democrats

Many of the president's supporters are in barely concealed panic over the fact that he didn't tell the truth when he was selling the Affordable Care Act.

November 08, 2013 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Sins of omission are still sins

WASHINGTON - Among the many rules I grew up with, two stand out. The first was never call someone a liar, which was considered the worst possible character indictment one could issue. The accuser had best be prepared to fight or be fleet of foot.

November 07, 2013 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: Obamacare’s hidden horrors exposed to all

WASHINGTON - Every disaster has its the moment of clarity. Physicist Richard Feynman dunks an O-ring into ice water and everyone understands instantly why the shuttle Challenger exploded.

November 03, 2013 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


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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


Krauthammer: Obama again sounds an uncertain trumpet

WASHINGTON - In his Islamic State speech, President Barack Obama said many of the right things. Most importantly, he finally got the mission right: degrade and destroy the enemy.

September 14, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg:Obama's ‘optics’ not enough to uphold US honor

"I should have anticipated the optics," President Barack Obama said by way of acknowledging that golfing right after making a statement about the beheading of James Foley looked bad. "Part of this job is also the theater of it," he said. "It's not something that always comes naturally to me. But it matters."

September 12, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: Ukraine is abandoned by Obama's ambivalence

WASHINGTON - At his first press briefing after the beheading of American James Foley, President Barack Obama stunned the assembled when he admitted that he had no strategy in Syria for confronting the Islamic State. Yet it was not nearly the most egregious, or consequential, thing he said.

September 07, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


When government draws the shades

Several recent events in North Georgia involving government transparency - or the lack thereof - prompted friends and colleagues in other parts of the country to ask whether I am living in some 18th century time warp, as they frequently perceive this portion of the country, where absolutists reign with absolute disregard for their subjects.

September 07, 2014 | By Ron Martz Guest columnist | More viewpoint stories


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