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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!”

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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.

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Charles Krauthammer: Early onset Clinton fatigue already setting in

She burned the tapes.

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Kathleen Parker: Hillary’s secret mess follows a familiar plot

On March 2, the story broke that Hillary Clinton had possibly violated email regulations while secretary of state.

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A learning process: Becoming a foster parent requires thought, answers

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.

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Forging foster bonds not easy or natural

Everyone has an idea of what the role of parent means.

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Foster family adjusting to new roles

Foster family adjusting to new roles

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

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

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

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

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.

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