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Charles Krauthammer: Obama’s Nixon doctrine seeks to anoint Iran as regional power

In December, President Barack Obama said that he wished to see Iran ultimately become a “very successful regional power.” His wish — a nightmare for the Western-oriented Arab states — is becoming a reality. Consider:

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Jonah Goldberg: Book’s allegations have Clintons holed up in their bunker

How should one think about the unfolding allegations rocking the Clinton Industrial Complex (which includes both her campaign and her foundation)?

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Kathleen Parker: South Carolina prisoners keep a song in their hearts

BISHOPVILLE, S.C. — Lee Correctional Institution, South Carolina’s largest maximum-security prison, gets plenty of bad press — from a riot and a lockdown in February to drone-delivered contraband a few days ago. But within the walls of this all-male complex, something rare and beautiful is also happening.

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Jonah Goldberg: Meet the Know-Nothing Democrat of 2016 race

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is thinking about running for president on the Democratic ticket by appealing to Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s populist fans. Warren is a very bright former Harvard law professor. So it is interesting that O’Malley thinks the best way to reach out to her fans is to say remarkably stupid things.

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Kathleen Parker: Gyro pilot chose odd way to deliver a vital message

When postal worker Doug Hughes — otherwise known as the gyrocopter dude — landed his gizmo on the West Lawn of the Capitol, he wasn’t worried about being shot down, he says.

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Kathleen Parker: Gender politics can leave female voters in a trap

Here we go. If you’re a woman who might prefer someone other than Hillary Clinton as the next president of the United States, you’re a self-loathing, anti-woman traitor.

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Jonah Goldberg: Obama's bloc is no lock for Clinton

In news only slightly more surprising than this morning’s sunrise, Hillary Rodham Clinton announced she is running for president again.

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Ruben Navarrette: Rubio embodies promise of America

Like any presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida has strengths and weaknesses.

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Kathleen Parker: Ringing in the old in 2016 presidential race

Americans, perhaps more than anyone, worship the future and resent the past.

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Ruben Navarrette: Mrs. Obama, help us be better parents

Michelle Obama is a good mother. When raising her daughters, 13-year-old Sasha and 16-year-old Malia, the first lady means business. She takes the job very seriously. Even when the girls were younger, she didn’t pass off her parental duty to nannies or babysitters.

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Where your tax dollars go

Where your tax dollars go

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Jonah Goldberg: Tsarnaev case puts death penalty opponents in an awkward spot

How about now?

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Kathleen Parker: Heads should roll at Rolling Stone

“As we asked ourselves how we could have gotten the story wrong . . .”

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Charles Krauthammer: We’ve given up plenty but gained little with Iran deal

It was but a year and a half ago that Barack Obama endorsed the objective of abolition when he said that Iran’s heavily fortified Fordow nuclear facility, its plutonium-producing heavy-water reactor and its advanced centrifuges were all unnecessary for a civilian nuclear program. The logic was clear: Since Iran was claiming to be pursuing an exclusively civilian program, these would have to go.

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Jonah Goldberg: A civil Iran is wishful thinking

The first thing one needs to know about the nuclear deal with Iran is that it is not, in fact, a deal.

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Kathleen Parker: White House tell-all shows lines of discretion vanishing

The new tell-all, "The Residence," featuring intimate anecdotes collected from past and current White House staff members, is absolutely delicious — and utterly lacking in nutritious content.

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Georgia finally puts autism in focus

Georgia finally puts autism in focus

After seven years of largely fruitless efforts, autism awareness advocates have finally convinced the Georgia General Assembly to take a small step toward recognizing what Rep. Charlie Bethel, R-Dalton, has called “a public health crisis in all our communities.”

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Kathleen Parker: Putting the cork back into parental example

For a variety of reasons, I gave up alcohol Jan. 4.

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Jonah Goldberg: Religious freedom laws not like Jim Crow

“It’s the Jim Crow law of our time.” That exact quote, or one very much like it, has come from the mouths of reporters, editorialists, activists, corporate CEOs and, of course, politicians, all because of Indiana’s Religious Freedom and Restoration Act.

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Kathleen Parker: Freedom is a two-way street

Excited protests against Indiana’s recently passed religious freedom law have highlighted both America’s growing support for same-sex marriage and our apparent incapacity to entertain more than one idea at a time.

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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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