Category Archive: Opinion Forum

Oct 13 2016

Trump Digs a Hole

By Roger Simon Before the second presidential debate began, Donald Trump let it be known that he was going to go “nuclear” on Hillary Clinton. I think he’s going to need bigger nukes next time. And shovels. A lot of shovels. To dig himself out of all the holes he dug himself into. It’s not …

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Oct 13 2016

Nobody Left to Like

By Debra J. Saunders There are too many faults stacked in Donald Trump’s towering inferno. Republicans have trained themselves to downplay his negatives such that he seems poised to destroy the GOP. Hillary Clinton knows them well. During the debate Sunday night she recited a handy list of his sins: Trump never apologizes. He didn’t …

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Aug 18 2016

The Terrifying Prospect of Trump With Nukes

By Steve Chapman The world’s most astonishing and beneficial achievement of the past 70 years is not something humanity did but something it avoided doing: using nuclear weapons. After the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan during World War II, it was entirely plausible to think they were just a mild preview of …

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Aug 18 2016

The Moral of the Simone Biles Story

By Mona Charen We know that America is feeling like a cancer patient at the moment. Doctors explain that there are only two options: amputate a limb or go through chemotherapy, which might save the limb, but also might kill us. We shuffle around in a daze, scarcely believing that there are no good exits …

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Aug 03 2016

Pursuing Happiness in Philadelphia

By Jamie Stiehm Philadelphia — Few in the Democratic Convention multitude knew, but Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love is known for Sisterly Affection. I wonder if Hillary Clinton, the first woman nominee, knows the city’s Quaker name. We shall see round midnight after an exhilarating but grueling four days. I saw three young black …

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Aug 03 2016

Philadelphia Vs. Cleveland: Divided We Stand

By Patrick Buchanan Wednesday was the best night of Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Joe Biden, Tim Kaine and Barack Obama testified to her greatness and goodness and readiness to be president. And all saw in the Republican Convention in Cleveland a festival of darkness and dystopia. Nor is this unusual. For, as the saying goes, the …

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Jul 21 2016

Trump Isn’t the Only Republican with a Woman Problem

Conservative policymakers have relentlessly curtailed women’s freedom, security, and autonomy for years. By Marge Baker Long before he set his sights on the White House, Donald Trump was showing his misogynistic colors. He became notorious for using the press and social media to publicly attack women, calling them “dogs” and “fat pigs.” He objectified and …

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Jul 21 2016

Banks Don’t Commit Crimes, Bankers Do

Until the feds charge reckless bankers individually, they’ll shake down shareholders to bail them out for misdeeds. By Jim Hightower Hey, stop complaining that our government coddles Wall Street’s big, money-grubbing banks. Sure, they went belly-up and crashed our economy with their greed. And, yes, Washington bailed them out, while ignoring the plight of workaday …

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