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Leonard Pitts Jr.: A few reasons to be hopeful

Posted yesterday in National Columns

This is about Kyle Korver and that white lady on the plane. The former is an NBA veteran, a sharp-shooting forward for the Utah Jazz. The latter edged past my seat on the way to her own on a crowded flight about two weeks back. A button on her shirt caught my attention. "Black Lives Matter," it said.

 

 

Marion Whitley: Love letter to the Dem School (and student teachers in Navy Blue)

Posted 4/19/2019 in National Columns

I was fresh off my grandfather's farm on Highway 12, broken-hearted at leaving my Caledonia classmates and Miss King. Life didn't end, but changed in unexpected ways when I found myself enrolled at MSCW's Demonstration School.

 

 

Mona Charen: Did Bernie Sanders Steal His Wealth?

Posted 4/18/2019 in National Columns

In 2016 and 2017, Bernie Sanders raked in over a million bucks. Last year, his gross income was down to $561,293 -- still not too shabby.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Intolerance has no greater champion than Trump

Posted 4/17/2019 in National Columns

And what will you say afterward, America?

 

 

Froma Harrop: Change is coming to health care. Vote wisely

Posted 4/17/2019 in National Columns

It's a solid bet that our health care future won't look quite like the present. Whether the outcome would be good or bad for the average working stiff will depend a great deal on who is president after the 2020 election.

 

 

Marc Dion: Stealing the tools

Posted 4/15/2019 in National Columns

When I was very young, maybe 40 years ago, I worked with a number of unreconstructed workingmen.

 

 

Mona Charen: Twitter ain't America

Posted 4/15/2019 in National Columns

An appropriately Twitteresque meme circulated recently on that platform: Write a sad story in just three words.

 

 

Marion Whitley: T-shirts, flags and dental loyalties

Posted 4/12/2019 in National Columns

Safe to say, most visitors to New York take at least a 'walk through' in Rockefeller Center if only to spot the Skating Rink, Radio Music Hall and the celebrated Christmas tree.

 

 

Larry Elder: The 'surge' in hate crimes

Posted 4/11/2019 in National Columns

According to the FBI, "hate crimes" are on the rise. The agency reported a 17 percent increase in such crimes in 2017 compared to 2016.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Baloney is not free

Posted 4/10/2019 in National Columns

Baloney is not free. That's important to keep in mind in an era that finds America wading hip deep in a cascading tide of bovine effluvium.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Already deep in the politics of hate

Posted 4/9/2019 in National Columns

During an Iowa town hall last week, "Beto" O'Rourke, who had pledged to raise the level of national discourse, depicted President Donald Trump's rhetoric as right out of Nazi Germany.

 

 

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