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Parker: War offers hard, tricky choices

WASHINGTON - The exchange of five Guantanamo detainees for the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has reminded us of three unpleasant facts of life:

June 05, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Mass killers hold culture, country hostage

Can we please stop holding the country hostage to crazy people?

June 02, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: An empty address at West Point

WASHINGTON - It is fitting that the day before President Barack Obama gives his grand West Point address defending the wisdom and prudence of his foreign policy, his government should be urging Americans to evacuate Libya.

June 01, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Eating first lady’s lunch over nutrition standards

WASHINGTON - To hear tell, the mean ol' GOP is waging war on Michelle Obama and, brace yourself, America's children.

June 01, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Memorial Day essay: The laws of life

Editor's note: The following essay is by Woody Perry, 15, a 10th-grader at Dawson County High School whose effort placed first in his grade level in the Rotary Club's "Laws of Life" essay contest.

May 26, 2014 | Woody Perry Dawson County High School | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: So who made the pivot to Asia? Putin

WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, it finally happened - the pivot to Asia. No, not the United States. It was Russia that turned East.

May 25, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Parker: This president prefers being kept in the dark

WASHINGTON - Former President George W. Bush once said, rather proudly, that he didn't read newspapers.

May 25, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: The sound and the fury — and the tweet

WASHINGTON - Mass schoolgirl kidnapping in Nigeria - to tweet or not to tweet?

May 18, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Bumping their heads on the glass ceiling

WASHINGTON - With The New York Times' sudden dismissal of Executive Editor Jill Abramson and Karl Rove's suggestion that Hillary Clinton might have brain damage, the curtain opened on a new theater in an old war.

May 18, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Why Jeb Bush’s turn may never come

What is happening to the Nigerian girls kidnapped by Boko Haram is tragic. The sinking of the Titanic, the fall of Saigon, the British defeat at Gallipoli, the Dred Scott decision - tragedies all.

May 16, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Is private speech also free?

WASHINGTON - When my neighbor gleefully reported that Bill Maher had dedicated a searing monologue to me for a column about the Donald Sterling/Cliven Bundy rants, my first thought was: Nah. If I tussled with everybody who tossed a brick through the window, I'd never get the draperies hung.

May 15, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | More viewpoint stories


Krauthammer: How to do the Benghazi hearings right

WASHINGTON - The Democrats are portraying the not-yet-even constituted House Select Committee on Benghazi as nothing but a partisan exercise. They are even considering boycotting the hearings to delegitimize them.

May 11, 2014 | Charles Krauthammer | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Supreme Court rules on public prayer, but should it?

The notion that something can simultaneously be wrong and constitutional really seems to bother a lot of people. Consider the Supreme Court's recent decision on public prayer.

May 11, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Goldberg: Putting thought crime in jail

In 1920, a bond salesman walked into Joseph Yenowsky's Waterbury, Conn., clothing store. Yenowsky was a tough sell. During their lengthy conversation, Yenowsky told the salesman he thought Vladimir Lenin, the Russian Bolshevik leader, was "the brainiest man" in the world.

May 09, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg | More viewpoint stories


Parker: Justice need not be vengeful

WASHINGTON - When Lady Justice takes a count of bleeding hearts outside the execution chamber, she won't find mine among them.

May 08, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | 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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