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Closing arguments from party leaders: Republican

Though it has been said before and may even seem cliché, this election really is the most important one of our lifetimes. For so many reasons, we must recognize this simple truth.

November 02, 2014 | By Kris Yardley Guest columnist | More viewpoint stories


Closing arguments from party leaders: Democratic

By the close of the polls on Tuesday, voters in Hall County will have helped to elect candidates to public office across the state of Georgia.

November 02, 2014 | By Frank Lock Guest columnist | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: Election Day is a referendum on competence

Is this election really about nothing? Democrats might like to think so, but it's not.

November 02, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


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


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


Krauthammer: Allies playing a double game in Mideast war

WASHINGTON - During the 1944 Warsaw uprising, Josef Stalin ordered the advancing Red Army to stop at the outskirts of the city while the Nazis, for 63 days, annihilated the non-Communist Polish partisans. Only then did Stalin take Warsaw.

October 12, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Parker: America faces a high-stakes election

WASHINGTON - Words have a way of seeping into our vocabulary and, through overuse or distortion, soon begin to lose their meaning.

October 09, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: The real reason winning the Senate matters

WASHINGTON - You can win midterm elections without a positive agenda. You can't win presidential elections that way. It is therefore vitally important for Republicans to win the Senate in 2014. Here's why.

October 05, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Obama’s ‘me’ turns to a ‘they’ based on war fortunes

It's funny how President Barack Obama is always talking about "I" and "me" whenever it makes him look good, but suddenly it's "they" and "we" when mistakes are made.

October 03, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


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Kathleen Parker: Taking a leap of faith into thin air and fate

The apparently intentional downing of a Germanwings airliner by the co-pilot has us riveted, as commercial plane crashes usually do.

March 29, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Charles Krauthammer: The GOP racing form, first edition

With Ted Cruz announcing and Rand Paul and Marco Rubio soon to follow, it's time to start handicapping the horses and making enemies.

March 29, 2015 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Jonah Goldberg: Israel or liberalism? The divide faced by most American Jews

"I don't understand how Jews in America can be Democrats first and Jewish second and support Israel along the line of just following their president," vented Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, on Boston Herald Radio last week.

March 27, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Ruben Navarrette: White House spins hypocrisy on Israel

President Barack Obama has no shortage of chutzpah. His message to Benjamin Netanyahu: Do as I say, not as I have done.

March 27, 2015 | Ruben Navarrette | More viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: Wacko birds are nesting in US Senate

President Barack Obama got it two-thirds right when he said that the delayed confirmation of his attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch, is owing to Senate dysfunction and Republican stubbornness.

March 26, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Charles Krauthammer: Don’t hold your breath for Mideast peace

Of all the idiocies uttered in reaction to Benjamin Netanyahu's stunning election victory, none is more ubiquitous than the idea that peace prospects are now dead because Netanyahu has declared that there will be no Palestinian state while he is Israel's prime minister.

March 22, 2015 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: Ready for a piping hot cup of race debate?

I'm standing in the Starbucks line behind 10 other sleepyheads waiting to order my tall skinny cappuccino, otherwise known as a shot of coffee described as I wish to be.

March 22, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Jonah Goldberg: There's truth, not treason, in GOP's Iran letter

It has been an Iranian tradition since 1979 to end Friday prayers with chants of "Death to America!"

March 20, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: Hillary’s media show moves to the next act

Amid all the verbiage about Hillary Clinton's email, one irrefutable fact emerges: Polls will drive us crazy before the Clintons do.

March 19, 2015 | 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


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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