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  • Sanchez: Gun turns mental illness to tragedy

    Colby Sue Weathers killed her father at the insistence of the voices in her head.She shot him once i ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Barone: Will independents’ Support dissipate in key races?

    One question I’m asked in every electoral cycle is, “What are the surprise races in this election?” My answer in recent years has been, “There are no ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Harrop: Oh, for a table to eat on

    I was hungry and between flights at Atlanta’s airport, “the world’s busiest.” So I wandered the corridor looking for a clean place to sit and eat some ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Carson: Keep Ebola out of America

    As the Ebola infection rate and death toll continue to rise rapidly on the African continent, many of us have become complacent with the measures we h ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Ponnuru: Affleck, Maher debate religion, badly

    It was a long and meaty debate by talk-show standards, which is to say it was short and stupid.Ben A ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Stossel: It’s better now than before

    Americans now face beheadings, gang warfare, Ebola, ISIS and a new war in Syria. It’s natural to assume that the world has gotten more dangerous. But ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Pitts: You almost feel sorry for Sean Groubert

    Let us give Sean Groubert every benefit of the doubt.Let us assume he is a good person. Let us assum ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Americans’ duty to vote intelligently

    Many recent surveys indicate that the vast majority of Americans feel our country is moving in the wrong direction.
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 8:54 pm
  • Ponnuru: Spanking your child doesn’t make you a monster

    When Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was indicted for injuring a child last month, a lot of journalists explained that the lesson we sh ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Pitts: An assault on U.S. history

    This is a tale of two countries.The first country was built on a radical new promise of human equali ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:20 pm
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