Theissen: Attempt to block memo was scandalous

WASHINGTON – Washington is debating the significance of the memo released by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, but this much should not be debatable: The effort by the FBI to...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Samuelson: What does commonsense immigration look like?

WASHINGTON – We are a nation of immigrants who are uneasy about immigration. There is a long history of resentment against immigrants, dating to the Irish in the 1840s and the Chinese a few decades...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Gerson: Trump’s conspiracy theories endanger democracy

WASHINGTON – Just as Bill Clinton’s 1998 State of the Union address is known as the speech after the Monica Lewinsky scandal broke, Donald Trump’s 2018 State of the Union address is likely to be...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Samuelson: Does Main Street remain hostage to Wall Street?

WASHINGTON – The stock market is going gangbusters, but whether this reflects the economy’s underlying strength or runaway speculation stumps many experts. Hence, the need for this column: a...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Samuelson: China and the global race for new technology

WASHINGTON – The National Science Foundation and the National Science Board have just released their biennial “Science & Engineering Indicators,” a voluminous document describing the state of...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Will; In Oregon, progressivism spills over at the pump

WASHINGTON – Frank Lloyd Wright purportedly said: “Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in L.A.” Today, however, Oregon is the state with the strangest state of mind,...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Rankin: Teacher to class: “Can you hear me now?”

“It’s just common sense.” How many times have you heard this phrase and thought “If only more people would just use common sense?” I was thinking that during a conversation with Dan Snowberger,...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Thiessen: The 10 worst things Trump did in his first year

In his first year in office, President Donald Trump has done many positive things, but his record of conservative achievement has been overshadowed by a whole series of self-inflicted wounds. On...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Samuelson: The curious disconnect between politis and the economy

WASHINGTON – For President Trump, a lot is riding on the economy in 2018. If it continues to do well, it should bolster his popularity and his claim that he understands it better than his critics. ...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Parker: With her new role, Gretchen Carlson wins again

WASHINGTON – If karma is a b---h, then justice is a beauty queen. After recent revelations that the CEO of the Miss America Organization and its pageant scriptwriter were talking trash about past...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

The 10 best things Trump has done in his first year

As we approach the end of President Donald Trump’s first year in office, the list of extraordinary things he has done - for both good and ill - is nothing short of remarkable. Trump inspires such...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Rankin: Preparing Colorado’s students for an unforeseen future

I attended the Summit on Education Reform in Nashville, Tennessee. Jeb Bush opened the conference and repeated a quote from the first conference in 2008: “The country’s school system is an 8-track...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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