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Charles Krauthammer: A story of a man motivated by righteousness, gratitude

Monday, Aug. 3, 2015
Christianity, whose presence in the Middle East predates Islam’s by 600 years, is about to be cleansed from the Middle East.

George Will: In Iran deal, Obama ignores history of capitulating on arms

Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015
Little mention was made on July 16 of the 70th anniversary of the first nuclear explosion, near Alamogordo, New Mexico.

We should temper business optimism with prudence

Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015
It’s safe to say Schenectady is having no problem at all when it comes to economic development in its downtown improvement district. But proceed with caution. Nothing lasts forever, and things can change in an instance.

Shooting aftermath: Victims are unwitting martyrs to pro-gun ‘cause’

Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015
Jillian Johnson, 33, was not a native of Lafayette, La., “but was as big a champion of the region as anyone,” reported The New York Times.

Shooting aftermath: Revive plan to make a safe Schenectady safer

Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015
Is Schenectady safe? How often have you heard that question or perhaps even thought about that for yourself?

Mark Shields: Above all, Americans want their presidents to be likable

Friday, July 31, 2015
"I don't care how great your ideas are or how well you can articulate them. People must like you before they will vote for you."

E.J. Dionne: Candidates face polarized, yet ambivalent, electorate

Thursday, July 30, 2015
So accustomed are we to highlighting the polarized nature of our politics that we often forget how many Americans decline to be painted in bright reds or bright blues

Susan Estrich: Planned Parenthood is not the monster pro-life crowd wants you to believe it is

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
No one has a late-term abortion because she’s changed her mind about having a baby.

Froma Harrop: It’s time to get government out of marriage altogether

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states must recognize same-sex marriages, dissenting Chief Justice John Roberts wondered whether polygamy will be next

Mona Charen: Republicans can still recover from Trump’s carnage

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The Trump bump tells us something about the state of American politics.

Eugene Robinson: Trump’s attack on McCain unlikely to sink candidacy

Monday, July 27, 2015
Don’t be sure the McCain episode is the beginning of the end of Donald Trump’s bizarre presidential campaign
New York needs protected bike lanes

New York needs protected bike lanes

Sunday, July 26, 2015
I just returned from a trip to Oregon, and I wish Bill Bowerman was alive to see what was happening.

The mystery outcome of Mr. Mystery’s contributions

Sunday, July 26, 2015
At a recent meeting of the Sharon Springs Thanatopsis Pleasure and Literary Club (we’re Dorothy Parker fans), a member gave a presentation titled “Man of Mystery.”

E.J. Dionne: Republicans shouldn’t overlook Kasich

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Republicans won’t win the presidency in 2016 without making inroads in the Midwest.

Michael Gerson: Rick Perry unexpectedly emerges as a voice of reason

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Some of the clearest leadership has emerged from an unexpected source: former Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

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