George Will: Don't be surprised if Putin makes Poland his next target

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Igor Stravinsky, the Russian composer, said of Poland, perilously positioned between Russia and Germany: "If you pitch your tent in the middle of Fifth Avenue, it is quite likely you will be run over by a bus."
 

Froma Harrop: Inconsistent enforcement of immigration laws

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
The story of Josue Noe Sandoval-Perez, an illegal immigrant recently deported back to his native Mexico, perfectly captures the chaos of our broken immigration system — and for all sides of the debate.

 

E.J. Dionne: ACA’s foes won’t stop there

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
You never get a second chance to make a first impression.
 

Richard Cohen: In world history, one can be the deadliest number you've ever known

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
" 'Sophie, Sophie, don't die! Stay alive for the children,' the dying Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand urged his wife as she slumped over him in the open-topped sports car.
 

Truly independent panel of citizens only way to achieve ethics reform

Sunday, March 23, 2014
No incentive exists for political insiders to change a rotten status quo when that status quo serves their own private interests.
 

Electric car growth may spur U.S. to develop its supply of lithium

Sunday, March 23, 2014
Where is all that lithium going to come from to power new electric vehicles?
 

Casino at Alco would be losing bet for Schenectady

Sunday, March 23, 2014
I’ve got an answer for the question (Gazette columnist) Sara Foss posed at the end of her March 16 story, “A good bet for old Alco site?”
 

George Will: Ryan was right, as was Moynihan

Sunday, March 23, 2014
Critics of Rep. Paul Ryan’s remarks about cultural factors in the persistence of poverty are simultaneously shrill and boring.
 

Charles Krauthammer: Obama’s pathetic reaction to Putin

Saturday, March 22, 2014
>Early in the Ukraine crisis, when the Europeans were working on bringing Ukraine into the EU system and Vladimir Putin was countering with threats and bribes, one British analyst lamented that “we went to a knife fight with a baguette.”
 

Froma Harrop: Beware anonymous social networking apps

Saturday, March 22, 2014
These apps combine social networking with anonymity.
 

E.J. Dionne: Americans want it both ways over Putin

Friday, March 21, 2014
Vladimir Putin’s grab of Crimea has exposed the paradoxes in American attitudes toward foreign policy.
 

Richard Cohen: Hostility toward rich undermining education

Thursday, March 20, 2014
In the war between the rich and the poor, I’m enlisting on the side of the underdog — the rich.
 

Froma Harrop: Don’t condemn SXSW over drunken driver

Thursday, March 20, 2014
A curious discussion followed the tragedy at the recent South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.
 

George Will: Ukrainians have seen Putin 's act before

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
While Vladimir Putin , Stalin's spawn, ponders what to do with what remains of Ukraine, remember: Nine years before the January 1942 Wannsee Conference, at which the Nazis embarked on industrialized genocide, Stalin deliberately inflicted genocidal starvation on Ukraine.
 

E.J. Dionne: Obama needs to go on the offensive

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Listlessness is bad politics. Defensiveness is poor strategy. And resignation is never inspiring.
 
 

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