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Kathleen Parker: There are 2 sides to ponder in Obama’s Paris gaffe

If we can be serious for a moment: The president made an error in judgment by not sending someone with a higher profile than our ambassador to join world leaders Sunday at a solidarity rally in Paris. The White House has admitted the error.

January 15, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Jonah Goldberg: Huckabee putting a smile on Bush’s face

Jeb Bush is starting the new year with a smile. Former Arkansas governor and, until last weekend, Fox News host Mike Huckabee announced he would "explore" running for president.

January 11, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Charles Krauthammer: The gas tax of $1 a gallon that pays you back

For 32 years I've been advocating a major tax on petroleum. I've got as much chance this time around as did Don Quixote with windmills. But I shall tilt my lance once more.

January 11, 2015 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Jonah Goldberg: French jihadists create bad choices with attack on free expression

The vigils in Paris are moving. The hashtag plumes of #JeSuisCharlie ("I am Charlie") are endearing. The expressions of condemnation from Muslim leaders are commendable, as are the assurances of solidarity and support from Western governments.

January 09, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: Al Sharpton forever stirring the race pot

Recent events from Ferguson, Mo., to Staten Island, N.Y., might prompt an observer to infer that American cops are racist and that a bigoted white populace tolerates unnecessary lethal force against minorities.

January 08, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: So who runs this country? Really no one

There's an old joke in the newspaper business, now immortal on the Internet:

January 04, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: US gives Cuba nylons, gets nothing back

There's an old Cold War joke - pre-pantyhose - that to defeat communism we should empty our B-52 bombers of nuclear weapons and instead drop nylons over the Soviet Union. Flood the Russians with the soft consumer culture of capitalism, seduce them with Western contact and commerce, love bomb them into freedom.

January 04, 2015 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Parker: A year when the joke was on us

A writer seeking profound pronouncements for a year-end column is likely instead to find herself awash in punch lines.

January 01, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: GOP candidates should show, not just tell

Hey, Jeb, Ted, Rand, Marco, Bobby, Chris and the dozen or more others I'm forgetting, here's something to write on your bathroom mirror in 2015 and beyond: The "P" in POTUS stands for "President," not "Pundit."

December 28, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: How to fight terrorism’s lone wolves

The lone wolf is the new national nightmare, dramatized and amplified last week by the hostage-taking attack in Sydney, Australia. But there are two kinds of lone wolves - the crazy and the evil - and the distinction is important.

December 21, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: There are no superheroes in this tale, just surrender

The first issue of Captain America came out on Dec. 20, 1940. It shows Cap slugging Adolph Hitler in the mouth.

December 21, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: Real civil war has Dems out to reclaim middle class

Old habits die hard. The media are so enamored of the continuing (and largely contrived) story about the great Republican civil war that they fail to appreciate that the real internecine fight is being waged on the other side of the aisle.

December 07, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Atlanta's Winecoff Hotel fire: Historic disaster had local impact

Dec. 7 is the day every year when most everyone stops to mark "that day" in 1941 when Pearl Harbor was attacked and the world changed forever.

December 07, 2014 | By M. Garland Reynolds Jr. Guest columnist | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Ferguson's flames fanned by a media circus

As the curtain closes on the latest episode of "Ferguson," the media series, it is fair to wonder whether events might not have spiraled out of control to the extent they did had the media settled on another topic.

December 04, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Obama’s immigration goal is to enrage GOP

Maybe President Barack Obama is just trolling?

November 30, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | 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


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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