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David Harsanyi: Religion losing ground to social policies

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015
The U.S. Public Becoming Less Religious

Froma Harrop: Why must Baby Boomers take the rap?

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015
In the course of human events, things need fixing. One of them is the cost of Medicare,

Joe Conason: Americans need a better understanding of what socialism really means today

Friday, Nov. 13, 2015
Bernie Sanders: An education on socialism

Susan Estrich: France finally agrees to do the right thing

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015
France finally agreed to make reparations to American, Israeli and Canadian survivors transported on state-owned trains to Nazi death camps.

Charles Krauthammer: Republicans should turn focus to issues that matter

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015
Where do Republicans get that special talent for turning gold to dross?

Eugene Robinson: Dr. Ben Carson and his weapons of mass distraction

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015
Ben Carson's woe-is-me whining about media scrutiny is more than just a sorry spectacle

Mona Charen: Christie levels an old lefty cheap shot at pro-life crowd

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015
“My mother was a smoker,” Chris Christie told a New Hampshire audience

E.J. Dionne: National election results reflect continued polarization

Monday, Nov. 9, 2015
To understand the disappointment of Democrats with Tuesday’s off-off-year election results, consider what they might have said had two key states

A first-hand look at need for pit-bull measures

Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015
As a social media assistant for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, I spend most of my days responding to people who post comments or questions on PETA’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

Are there better uses for tax money than cops in classrooms?

Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015
Americans were shocked this past week when a video of a South Carolina policeman went viral.

George Will: New Reagan bio a collection of untruths

Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015
Donald Trump is just one symptom of today’s cultural pathology of self-validating vehemence with blustery certitudes substituting for evidence

David Harsanyi: Ryan starts off on the wrong foot with federal budget

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015
Grass-roots conservatives have many unrealistic expectations and political objectives

Joe Conason: GOP hopefuls playing fast and loose with the truth

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015
Accuse Hillary Clinton of lying, the Republican presidential candidates bend, twist and shred the truth at will

Charles Krauthammer: GOP: Focus on election, not investigations

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015
At a certain point, you have to realize you can’t hit a fastball

John Strossel: Power-hungry politicians are the elite we should fear

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015
I get annoyed by the Kardashians and other spoiled rich kids.

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