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Opinion - Columnists

Hart: Clinton Foundation benefits the Clintons

Published May. 1 2015

I've stated before that the Clinton Foundation is nothing more than a political operation disguised as a charity.

Dionne: The roots of Baltimore's anguish

Published May. 1 2015

WASHINGTON -- The violence that has engulfed Baltimore is visible and heartbreaking evidence of a city that has been under...

Dear Abby: Speedy diagnosis key to treating Lyme disease, preventing it from becoming chronic, debilitating

Published May. 1 2015

DEAR ABBY: May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month. I'm a longtime Canadian reader who has suffered from it for many...

Dear Abby: Life of contentment just doesn't seem like enough

Published Apr. 30 2015

DEAR ABBY: I'm 45, employed and earn plenty of money.

Ignatius: Abe's quest to revive Japan

Published Apr. 30 2015

WASHINGTON -- It may not be obvious during Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's choreographed visit to Washington this week, but he's...

Kennedy: Tattoo boom linked to storytelling

Published Apr. 30 2015

Some people reveal their lives to therapists. Other people choose to share their lives through tattoos. ...

Greeson: More cracks in the foundation for Teflon-Mom

Published Apr. 30 2015

Hillary Clinton has become the presidential front-runner despite being the namesake of the biggest PAC/charitable farce/personal ATM/slush fund in history....

Parker: Fear of free speech

Published Apr. 30 2015

WASHINGTON -- True words are often said in jest, it has long been said. But a harsher idiom has been...

Cook: A teacher's heart-breaking prayer for her kids

Published Apr. 29 2015

I have a friend who teaches at a public school in the city. Most, if not all, of her students...

Dear Abby: I caught my mom sniffing nail polish remover. What should I do?

Published Apr. 29 2015

DEAR ABBY: I'm a 17-year-old girl and I caught my mom sniffing nail polish remover. She obviously doesn't want me...

Cook: The spiritual and seismic story of Nepal

Published Apr. 28 2015

Bess Wallis was up early Monday morning. Tiptoeing outside of her vacation rental near Panama City Beach, Fla., Wallis, with...

Dear Abby: How can I stop cycle of cheating on romantic partners?

Published Apr. 28 2015

DEAR ABBY: I have been married twice. My first marriage lasted 20 years, the second one about four years. ...

Gerson: The baggage Hillary brings

Published Apr. 28 2015

WASHINGTON -- Assuming there is no direct quid pro quo in the thicket of Clinton Foundation donations and State Department...

Greeson: Exercising your freedoms comes with consequences

Published Apr. 27 2015

Want to know the most isolated group in America?

Gerson: 'The road to character'

Published Apr. 27 2015

WASHINGTON -- Most of us have an image of the counterculture, shaped by memory or mythmaking, that involves Haight-Ashbury, flea-market...

Smith: Save your seed corn

Published Apr. 27 2015

Whether you've ever had a garden, the term "seed corn" is heard on occasion in Southern dialogue, especially in making...

Metaxas: Giving women and their babies a second chance

Published Apr. 26 2015

Do you think that it's impossible to reverse an abortion? Well, think again!

Kennedy: Hold on 'Automatic,' is older stuff really better?

Published Apr. 26 2015

Every time my family piles into the Toyota, my wife thumbs around on her iPhone and cues up the song...

Can South Koreans run for County Commission?

Published Apr. 26 2015

Just got back from Chicago, where journalists from all over the country met to talk about education. U S. Secretary...

Dear Abby: Nonstop talkers take toll on those stuck listening

Published Apr. 26 2015

DEAR ABBY: I have noticed that some people in my age group (60s) are becoming compulsive talkers. These people don't...

Krauthammer: Obama's Nixon doctrine: anointing Iran

Published Apr. 26 2015

WASHINGTON -- In December, President Obama said that he wished to see Iran ultimately become a "very successful regional power."...

Murray: Mutual disgust 1862: Kirby Smith vs. Braxton Bragg

Published Apr. 26 2015

Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith was disgusted with Gen. Braxton Bragg after the Battle of Perryville, Ky. But it could have...

Dionne: The Gingrich-Adams lesson

Published Apr. 25 2015

WASHINGTON -- Let us now praise Newt Gingrich. Yes, Newt Gingrich.