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Con: Is the FDA doing a good job monitoring Rx drug safety?

BALTIMORE - Talk about closing the barn door years after the rustlers have made off with your horses!

March 30, 2014 | By Whitt Flora McClatchy-Tribune News Service | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: Obama vs. Putin has been a total mismatch

"The United States does not view Europe as a battleground between East and West, nor do we see the situation in Ukraine as a zero-sum game. That's the kind of thinking that should have ended with the Cold War." - Barack Obama, March 24

March 30, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Rival attorneys take on court fight on principle

WASHINGTON - When it comes to tackling complicated legal issues, one would be hard-pressed to conjure a less likely partnership than Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz and Baylor University President Ken Starr.

March 27, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Robbins: Georgia is Xanadu for the peanut zealot

If heaven ain't a lot like Georgia, I bet George Washington Carver is really sulking right now.

March 24, 2014 | Len Robbins | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: Invasion now to be catered by weak US

WASHINGTON - Early in the Ukraine crisis, when the Europeans were working on bringing Ukraine into the European Union system and Vladimir Putin was countering with threats and bribes, one British analyst lamented that "we went to a knife fight with a baguette."

March 23, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: The ‘right side of history’ means nothing to tyrants

The right side of history is bunk.

March 23, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Obama-Pope summit — photo-opping salvation

WASHINGTON - This week's meeting between Pope Francis and President Barack Obama holds great promise in a time of turmoil, though not necessarily in the ways some may hope.

March 23, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: This is not your father’s Cold War

Will everyone please stop talking about a new Cold War?

March 21, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Putin, the clerk who would be king

WASHINGTON - "Once an agent, always an agent."

March 20, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Navarette: US immigrants with attitude

SAN DIEGO - As someone who is often prodded to declare my allegiance to the United States, I'm envious of a group of Americans that no longer has to put up with such demands.

March 18, 2014 | Ruben Navarrette | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: Only forceful action will hold off Putin

WASHINGTON - The president of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council challenges critics of President Barack Obama's Ukraine policy by saying "What are you going to do, send the 101st Airborne into Crimea?" Not exactly subtle. And rather silly, considering that no one has proposed such a thing.

March 16, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Con: Were the Afghan and Iraq wars worth it?

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Our withdrawals from Iraq, and now imminently from Afghanistan, are not the reason that we find ourselves dealing with governments in both these countries that are not doing as we think they should.

March 16, 2014 | By John B. Quigley McClatchy-Tribune News Service | More viewpoint stories


Pro: Were the Afghan and Iraq wars worth it?

WASHINGTON - Former secretary of state, national security adviser and Nobel Peace Prize winner Henry Kissinger is, by all measures, a foreign policy heavyweight. At a recent black-tie dinner, he stood - stoop-shouldered and peering imperiously over his signature thick, black-frame glasses - and remarked: "Unilateral withdrawal is not victory."

March 16, 2014 | By James Jay Carafano McClatchy-Tribune News Service | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Noah’s arc of triumph really is just a movie

WASHINGTON - There's nothing quite so helpful as a fatwa and threats of a Christian boycott to create buzz in advance of new movie.

March 16, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Obama deserves his share of blame for millennial cynicism

In case you hadn't heard, young people these days - aka "the millennials" - are the most cynical and distrusting generation ever recorded. Only 19 percent think most people can be trusted.

March 16, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | 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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