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Michael Gerson: Movie questions the benefits of shielding our children

Thursday, July 24, 2014
In 1993, Lois Lowry wrote a slim book for youth about totalitarianism, euthanasia, suicide, sexual awakening and infanticide.

Will Flight 17 temper our politics?

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Tragedies concentrate the mind.

Charles Krauthammer: Outsiders need to see truth about Gaza

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Israel accepts an Egyptian-proposed Gaza cease-fire; Hamas keeps firing.

Linda Chavez: Obama is talking to the wrong Iranians

Monday, July 21, 2014
When it comes to an agreement with Iran about its nuclear program, no deal is better than a bad deal.

Joe Conason: Republicans' religious zeal doesn't match their actions

Saturday, July 19, 2014
Flamboyant piety has long been fashionable on the political right, where activists, commentators and elected officials never hesitate to hector us about their great moral and theological rectitude.

David Harsanyi: Actually, Hillary's wealth is her greatest accomplishment

Friday, July 18, 2014
It's simply mystifying that so many Americans look to candidates who pretend to be just like them.

Richard Cohen: Trashing Clintons or Obamas? Conservatives are buying

Thursday, July 17, 2014
They had a term for her, but I've forgotten it.

Froma Harrop: Conservatives fretting about not being read

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
On behalf of all liberals -- living and dead -- I'd like to apologize to Adam Bellow.

Michael Gerson: Government exploits addictions

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Two of the larger social trends of our time -- the growth of payday gambling and the legalization of marijuana -- have two things in common: They are justified as the expansion of personal liberty and they serve the interests of an expanding government.


Robert Scheer: Whistleblowers same as spies to Hillary

Monday, July 14, 2014
Who is the true patriot, Hillary Clinton or Edward Snowden?

Froma Harrop: Free speech and social media colliding

Monday, July 14, 2014
An aspiring rapper posts his lyrics on Facebook, suggesting a Halloween costume with his estranged wife's "head on a stick."

Tenure: A necessary protection

Sunday, July 13, 2014
A big national fight over teacher tenure is coming to New York state.

No quick fixes for problems at VA

Sunday, July 13, 2014
A recent letter to the editor suggested, as a quick-fix for problems at the VA, that Congress pass legislation allowing veterans to use their insurance at any medical facility.

E.J. Dionne: Senate Dems put focus on Republican obstructionists

Friday, July 11, 2014
Some elections are contests between voters who are happy and voters who are not.

Linda Chavez: Celebrate soldiers in wars for independence, civil rights

Thursday, July 10, 2014
This month marks not only the 238th anniversary of the founding of our nation, but also the 50th anniversary of the signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

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