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Trump Sets a Poisonous Tone Opinions
Trump Sets a Poisonous Tone
2018-10-31 11:08:17
by Leonard Pitts

Rob Rogers is an editorial cartoonist who was fired in June after 25 years with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. His departure, he said, came after weeks of tension with a publisher who wanted a more pro-Trump stance. Read More

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Missing the Moment
2018-10-31 00:22:14
by Sean O'Brien

It was a cold Midwestern night but the campaign rally was filled to capacity. The man they had all come to see, the one who’d electrified them with promises and slogans... Read More

Independent Candidate in Kansas Underscores a Broken Political System Opinions
Independent Candidate in Kansas Underscores a Broken Political System
2018-10-30 13:55:15
by Mary Sanchez

Kathleen Sebelius might as well be spitting into the Kansas wind. Don't try this. People who have stood against the blistering gales of the prairie can attest to the futility. And yet Sebelius, a former Kansas governor and U.S. ... Read More

Will a Multipolar World Be Trump's Legacy? Opinions
Will a Multipolar World Be Trump's Legacy?
2018-10-30 11:08:18
by Rachel Marsden

It's obvious that U.S. President Donald Trump's interests closely adhere to those of his favorite programs on Fox News. I should know -- I used to co-host a Fox News show. When I asked at one point why we ... Read More

Did Americans Help Train Khashoggi's Killers? Opinions
Did Americans Help Train Khashoggi's Killers?
2018-10-23 23:51:08
by Rachel Marsden

After initial denials, Saudi Arabia has admitted that Washington Post journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi died inside its consulate in Istanbul earlier this... Read More

Socialists Won't Be on Many Ballots This Fall. Moderate Democrats are Surging. Opinions
Socialists Won't Be on Many Ballots This Fall. Moderate Democrats are Surging.
2018-10-19 18:07:07
by Anne Kim

Candidates affiliated with the Democratic Socialists and the progressive left have pushed hard this cycle for a campaign agenda heavy on government giveaways, such as free health care (“Medicare for All”), free college... Read More

Democrats Shame Kanye West to Protect Themselves Opinions
Democrats Shame Kanye West to Protect Themselves
2018-10-17 04:23:48
by John Kass

When Kanye West condemned a Republican president after Hurricane Katrina smashed New Orleans, Democrats and their media biscuit eaters weren't all that upset. Many were overjoyed that West, the megastar from... Read More

The Truth About the Trump Economy Opinions
The Truth About the Trump Economy
2018-10-17 04:21:26
by Robert B. Reich

I keep hearing that although Donald Trump is a scoundrel or worse, at least he's presiding over a great economy. "The single biggest story this year is an economic boom that is durable and lasting," White House... Read More

American Support of Saudi Arabia Has Backfired in a Big Way Opinions
American Support of Saudi Arabia Has Backfired in a Big Way
2018-10-17 04:05:06
by Rachel Marsden

PARIS -- Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabian journalist working for the Washington Post, is believed to have been murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week, and now the spotlight is shining brightly on U.S.-Saudi relations. Saudi Arabia long... Read More

Young People, the GOP Is Scared of You Opinions
Young People, the GOP Is Scared of You
2018-10-17 04:02:27
by Leonard Pitts

A word for young people, people of color and, in particular, young people of color: The Republicans are scared of you. Maybe you find that hard to believe. Maybe you wonder how the party can be scared of you -- ... Read More

Why We Should Teach All Girls to Play Poker Opinions
Why We Should Teach All Girls to Play Poker

In a 1985 Ms. magazine article headlined “Deal Me In: Why Women Should Play Poker,” feminist psychologist Mary Parlee dissected the gender gap in the quintessential American card game of poker. “Risking valued... Read More

America Doesn't Shrug Opinions
America Doesn't Shrug
2018-10-14 14:01:51
by Leonard Pitts

What if the end of the world came and nobody noticed? It's not quite an idle question. You see, something remarkable happened last week. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a group of scientists... Read More

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