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Parker: Advice to GOP — Don’t just attack; offer ideas

WASHINGTON - Ms. Know-It-All, the anonymous political advice columnist whose identity remains a popular Georgetown cocktail party guessing game, is also known to live up to her title now and then. Herewith a correspondence worth sharing.

November 03, 2013 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Health care becomes Obama’s big lie

"All we've been hearing the last three years is if you like your policy you can keep it. ... I'm infuriated because I was lied to," one woman told the Los Angeles Times, as part of a story on how some middle-class Californians have been stunned to learn the real costs of Obamacare.

November 01, 2013 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Parker: GOP’s wake-up call in Virginia

WASHINGTON - It isn't over yet, but a bookie today would predict a Terry McAuliffe victory in the Virginia governor's election next week.

October 31, 2013 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Parker: And now on stage, the White House Comedy Club

WASHINGTON - While the nation's attention has been riveted on the Keystone Congress, the executive branch was busy developing its own comedy routine. Picture the cast (you know the characters) shrugging their shoulders in unison: "Who, me?"

October 27, 2013 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Obamacare's square-wheeled rollout puts Dems in hot seat

Earlier this week, MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski tried to call the HealthCare.gov helpline and got an operator. That's right: an operator!

October 27, 2013 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: GOP receiving 'grand old potshots'

Conservatives with long memories had to laugh at the recent New York Times front-page headline: "Fiscal Crisis Sounds the Charge in GOP's 'Civil War.'"

October 25, 2013 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Behind every great woman ...

WASHINGTON - Most Americans of a certain age grew up hearing the adage: "Behind every great man is a great woman," or some variation thereof.

October 24, 2013 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Cruz missiles feed Dems’ hopes in 2014

WASHINGTON - Two things are often said in this town: "A day is a year in politics." And, "It's all about 2014."

October 20, 2013 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: Putting Skins in the game

WASHINGTON - In the matter of the (Washington) Redskins.

October 20, 2013 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Tea party wastes energy targeting extinct species

"We've got to get the Rockefeller Republicans out of the party," a fellow told me in Minnesota recently.

October 20, 2013 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Do Americans really love or hate animals?

We Americans like to think of ourselves as animal lovers. But is this claim true?

October 20, 2013 | By Hal Herzog McClatchy Newspapers | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Offense is in the ear of the beholder

"Think for a moment about the term 'Redskins,'" NBC Sports commentator Bob Costas exhorted viewers in his halftime tirade during Sunday's Cowboys-Redskins game. "Ask yourself what the equivalent would be, if directed (at) African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, or members of any other ethnic group. When considered that way, 'Redskins' can't possibly honor a heritage or a noble character trait, nor can it possibly be considered a neutral term.

October 18, 2013 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Pro: Should the electric car industry get US support?

LOOMINGTON, Ind. - It would be very unwise to "pull the plug" on electric car subsidies at this time. Without the subsidies, the auto industry would be forced by unavoidable regulation to sell electric vehicles at huge financial losses.

October 13, 2013 | By John Graham McClatchy Newspapers | More viewpoint stories


Con: Should the electric car industry get US support?

WASHINGTON - If government actually could mandate innovation, we could all fill up our cars with garden hoses.

October 13, 2013 | By David A. Ridenour McClatchy Newspaper | More viewpoint stories


Pro: Should public colleges be free for all qualified applicants?

WASHINGTON - State universities and community colleges should offer free tuition to all students who academically qualify for admission.

October 06, 2013 | By Don Kusler McClatchy Newspapers | More viewpoint stories


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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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