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Kathleen Parker: A new day in South Carolina, minus the battle flag

The past may not be past, as William Faulkner once put it. But it sure seems to be leaving.

July 12, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Charles Krauthammer: Pluto fly-by is a rare reason to feel pride

We need a pick me up. Amid the vandalizing of Palmyra, the imminent extinction of the northern white rhino, the disarray threatening Europe's most ambitious attempt ever at peaceful unification - amid plague and pestilence and, by God, in the middle of Shark Week - where can humanity turn for uplift?

July 12, 2015 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Jonah Goldberg: Fudging the truth is a Clinton staple

Hillary Clinton lies.

July 10, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Ruben Navarrette: A candidate unafraid to say the unpopular

Lindsey Graham just did something that, in the world of politics, simply isn't done.

July 10, 2015 | Ruben Navarrette | More viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: In today's Twitterverse, bragging is winning

"So, Mom," he says. "Did you tweet that you were going on 'Meet the Press'?"

July 09, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: Bernie, The Donald and the lunatic fringe

Stranger things have happened in American politics, but the sudden surge of Democratic/Populist Bernie Sanders and Republican/Pompulist Donald Trump puts one in mind of alternate universes.

July 05, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Charles Krauthammer: Iran fiasco is worst deal ever made in US diplomacy

The devil is not in the details. It's in the entire conception of the Iran deal, animated by President Barack Obama's fantastical belief that he, uniquely, could achieve detente with a fanatical Islamist regime whose foundational purpose is to cleanse the Middle East of the poisonous corruption of American power and influence.

July 05, 2015 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Giving these mice a cookie won’t end culture wars

I loved reading the "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" books to my daughter.

July 03, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: The mourning after, the next discussion

CHARLESTON, S.C. - By all appearances Friday morning, as thousands lined the street waiting (and wilting) for hours in 90-degree heat to enter the funeral arena where President Barack Obama was to deliver a eulogy for state Sen. Clementa Pinckney, racial unity seemed a comfortable fact of life.

June 28, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Charles Krauthammer: Push to lower flag overdue, albeit rushed

After a massacre like the one at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, our immediate reaction is to do something. Something, for politicians, means legislation. And for Democratic politicians, this means gun control.

June 28, 2015 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Jonah Goldberg: Grace, dignity follow violence in today's South

"Lots of folks expected us to do something strange and break out in a riot. Well, they just don't know us," the Rev. Norvel Goff told the packed, multiracial congregation of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., on Sunday.

June 26, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Ruben Navarrette: One Dreamer’s missed lesson in gratitude

Instead of a diploma, one recent college graduate should have received an "Incomplete." She seems to have missed some courses: "Gratitude 101," "Introduction to Civics" and, finally, "Flag Waving and the Importance of Context."

June 26, 2015 | Ruben Navarrette | More viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: Retirement of battle flag in Carolina is long overdue

In a historic moment, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley called this week for removal of the Confederate Battle Flag from the Statehouse grounds.

June 25, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Jonah Goldberg: Nietzsche’s theory of 'ressentiment' is alive and well

"God," Friedrich Nietzsche famously declared, "is dead."

June 21, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Charles Krauthammer: New strategy is needed for Iraq and Syria

It's time for a new strategy in Iraq and Syria. It begins by admitting that the old borders are gone, that a unified Syria or Iraq will never be reconstituted, that the Sykes-Picot map is defunct.

June 21, 2015 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


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Kathleen Parker: The quest for a cure, lest we lose our minds

Current quibbling over what Jeb Bush meant when he said it's time to phase out and replace Medicare ­- as opposed to "attacking the seniors," as one woman at a recent event bellowed out - will soon seem quaint against the realities of our future.

July 26, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Charles Krauthammer: Now we see true price of fetal parts

"Thank you Planned Parenthood. God bless you." - Barack Obama, address to Planned Parenthood, April 26, 2013

July 26, 2015 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: The trump card is still wild in GOP race

Donald Trump can't help himself. Nor can we.

July 23, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Jonah Goldberg: Find the face behind the brand in presidential politics

For those of us who predicted the inevitable, watching Donald Trump verbally wander into a field of face-whacking garden rakes like Sideshow Bob fills one with a mixture of schadenfreude and affirmation. We knew it was coming, but it still feels good to be proven right.

July 23, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Charles Krauthammer: Iran nuke deal is even worse than imagined

When you write a column, as did I two weeks ago, headlined "The worst agreement in U.S. diplomatic history," you don't expect to revisit the issue. We had hit bottom. Or so I thought. Then on Tuesday the final terms of the Iranian nuclear deal were published. I was wrong.

July 19, 2015 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: A new modest proposal; just sub ‘fetus’ for ‘Irish’

In his satirical solution to Ireland's prolific poor, especially among Catholics whose fish diet was thought to enhance fertility, Jonathan Swift suggested a new menu item: Succulent 1-year-olds for dinner.

July 18, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Jonah Goldberg: Tolerance for terror, not Confederate flag

MONTPELIER, Vt. - "Nice flag!" the woman shouted sarcastically, adding: "F*** you!"

July 17, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: One name to forget, 9 others we can’t

In South Carolina these days, no one speaks his name.

July 16, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Ruben Navarrette: On immigration, politicians seek sanctuary from responsibility

While Donald Trump wants to talk about "sanctuary cities," you can bet that almost every other GOP presidential candidate wants sanctuary from Trump.

July 14, 2015 | Ruben Navarrette | 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


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


Foster family adjusting to new roles

About one month after getting approved as foster parents, my husband and I got our first placement.

August 03, 2014 | Shannon Casas | More viewpoint stories


Fostering first: Up early, and little time to spare since

It's 5:30 a.m. on a Saturday, and my husband taps me.

May 18, 2014 | Shannon Casas | More viewpoint stories


Filling a need and a home: A foster parent's journey

We got the call at 3 p.m. on a Monday. Two little ones needed a home.

April 20, 2014 | Shannon Casas | More viewpoint stories


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