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Steve Chapman: Americans are living high at the expense of posterity

Posted earlier today in National Columns

When the first world war ended 100 years ago, no one had to be told that it was an important event. Every story on the front page of The Chicago Daily Tribune on Nov. 11, 1918, had something to do with it.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Caravan puts Trump legacy on the line

Posted 10/19/2018 in National Columns

Our mainstream media remain consumed with the grisly killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, and how President Donald Trump will deal with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

 

 

Steve Chapman: America vs. the World is a losing game

Posted 10/19/2018 in National Columns

The Trump administration is full of people who think that if you're making the rest of the world mad, you're doing something right.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Young people, the GOP is scared of you

Posted 10/18/2018 in National Columns

A word for young people, people of color and, in particular, young people of color: The Republicans are scared of you.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Should US-Saudi alliance be saved?

Posted 10/17/2018 in National Columns

Over the weekend Donald Trump warned of "severe punishment" if an investigation concludes that a Saudi hit team murdered Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

 

 

Froma Harrop: On Wall Street, Us R Toys

Posted 10/16/2018 in National Columns

As America emerged from World War II, the public generally agreed that the ordinary people who had endured the sacrifice should share in the good times ahead. A golden age for the American worker commenced as business, labor and government stood together on the stage.

 

 

Other Editors: It is essential that Nikki Haley's replacement be as evenhanded as she is

Posted 10/15/2018 in National Columns

Nearly three dozen administration officials have left or been forced out of key posts since President Donald Trump was sworn in last year. Few, if any, will be missed as much as Nikki Haley, who announced her resignation as United Nations ambassador on Tuesday.

 

 

Leonard Pitts Jr.: America doesn't shrug

Posted 10/13/2018 in National Columns

What if the end of the world came and nobody noticed? It's not quite an idle question.

 

 

Mona Charen: Why do we care about Jamal Khashoggi?

Posted 10/12/2018 in National Columns

He had an appointment at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to collect some documents he needed to marry his Turkish fiancee -- a certificate showing that he was divorced from his first wife. He entered the consulate on Oct. 2 at 1:14 p.m., asking his fiancee to wait outside for him. She did. Until 2 a.m. He never emerged.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Even birth control is under attack

Posted 10/11/2018 in National Columns

There was a time when Republicans and Democrats generally agreed that access to birth control was a public good. Most saw preventing unwanted pregnancies as key to making abortions rare.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Progressives need more than a majority

Posted 10/10/2018 in National Columns

Here's what gets me about progressives. They never seem to realize that they are the majority. Yet on issue after issue, the polling consistently shows that they are.

 

 

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