Opinion

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Krauthammer: An ax murder, brutal by even Washington standards

WASHINGTON – It was implausible that FBI Director James Comey was fired in May 2017 for actions committed in July 2016 – the rationale contained in the memo by Deputy Attorney General Rod...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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I think the Wizard of Oz is in the White House

WASHINGTON – With near unanimity, my never-Trump friends confess a sense of relief. It could have been worse. They thought it would be worse. A deep apprehension still endures but the...

DATE: May 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Government being redefined by aging, health costs

WASHINGTON – I have been writing for some time – not years, but decades – that we are slowly turning the federal government into an old-age and health care agency. The relentless rise in the costs...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Samuelson: There are numerous reasons our taxes will go up

WASHINGTON – Let’s be clear: America is an undertaxed society. Our wants and needs from government – the two blur – exceed our willingness to be taxed. This has been true for decades, but it is...

DATE: May 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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With North Korea, we do have some cards to play

WASHINGTON – The crisis with North Korea may appear trumped up. It’s not. Given that Pyongyang has had nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles for more than a decade, why the panic now? Because...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed