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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.

Froma Harrop: Procrastinators: Are we really poor planners or are we just overworked?

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015
Procrastination jokes are one of the best ways of putting off work.

Richard Cohen: Even when he’s wrong, Netanyahu thinks he’s right

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015
Who am I to interpret the words of Benjamin Netanyahu?

Linda Chavez: Voters shortchanged by lack of real debate

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015
There was a time when presidential debates were just that, debates on policy among candidates

Susan Estrich: Still seeking the secret to aging with grace

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015
Aging gracefully was no doubt a concept invented by someone in their 30s.

E.J. Dionne: U.S. politicians can learn a lot from Trudeau victory

Monday, Nov. 2, 2015
Which major event should have an important impact on the 2016 presidential election?

George Will: Does Iran’s anti-Semitism run too deep for deterrence to be possible?

Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015
Timothy Snyder is indebted to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,

Vision for environment must be followed up with action

Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015
In the last 10 years, New York’s renewable energy — solar, wind, small hydro and other resources — grew from roughly 19 percent to 25 percent of total electricity use. How can we realistically double that to 50 percent in the next 15 years?
Would today’s CIA have a place for Gloria Steinem?

Would today’s CIA have a place for Gloria Steinem?

Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015
What is often missed in Gloria Steinem's history, or mischaracterized, however, is the work she did as a CIA agent: Steinem was a spook.

Charles Krauthammer: Iran marches, Russia rules, all while Obama watches

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015
Guess who just popped up in the Kremlin? Bashar al-Assad, Syrian dictator and destroyer, now Vladimir Putin’s newest pet.

Susan Estrich: Plan to bring down Clinton over Benghazi is backfiring

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015
Had enough of Benghazi yet?

Froma Harrop: Having too much money is sinking Bush’s candidacy

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015
Jeb Bush has dropped into single digits in the polls in his home state of Florida

George Will: Presidential candidates should choose their judicial muse

Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015
Democrats have nothing interesting to say about it and Republicans differ among themselves

Hull, McCarthy offer contrast in styles, approaches

Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015
My thoughts on each Schenectady mayoral candidate — incumbent Gary McCarthy and challenger Roger Hull — are merely observations based on truths.

Eugene Robinson: Ryan faces daunting task of herding House Republicans

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015
A week ago, Paul Ryan looked doomed

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