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Goldberg: The DC cure — Take the hard votes

What day is it?”

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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Parker: Sometimes, a little panic might be wise

WASHINGTON — Now, now, let’s not panic.

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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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