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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


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


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Goldberg: The DC cure — Take the hard votes

What day is it?"

October 31, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Parker: The people and the pendulum

WASHINGTON - To paraphrase Roger Miller - and, indeed, to reveal my vast store of musical trivia - America swings like a pendulum do.

October 30, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Narratives are more powerful than ideas

There is an enormous amount of whining these days about our ideological debates. This gets the problem wrong. Ideological debates are fought over ideas, but politics is more often about competing stories, or, as the eggheads call them, "narratives."

October 26, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: Barack Obama, our bewildered bystander in chief

WASHINGTON - The president is upset. Very upset. Frustrated and angry. Seething about the government's handling of Ebola, said the front-page headline in The New York Times last Saturday.

October 26, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Bears and wolves have a spot on fall ballot

WASHINGTON - If politicians preying upon your attentions this season fail to inspire, you might seek common cause with the beasts - the four-legged variety rather than those running for office.

October 23, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: Ebola threat puts civil liberties to the test

WASHINGTON - Unnervingly, the U.S. public health services remain steps behind the Ebola virus. Contact tracing is what we do, Centers for Disease Control Director Tom Frieden assured the nation. It will stop the epidemic "in its tracks."

October 19, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Sometimes, a little panic might be wise

WASHINGTON - Now, now, let's not panic.

October 19, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


A learning process: Becoming a foster parent requires thought, answers

I knew foster parents were badly needed in Hall County when my husband and I signed up.

October 19, 2014 | Shannon Casas | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Is real virus scarier than it is in the movies?

While disposing of a body in a mass grave, one man in a hazmat suit turns to another and asks, "When did we run out of body bags?"

October 17, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


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