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Kathleen Parker: With Syria and Turkey, Trump has blood on his hands

WASHINGTON – So let me get this straight: President Trump ordered the removal of American troops from northern Syria, knowing that Turkey would invade, seize and occupy Kurd-occupied land. But now,...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2019 | COLUMN: Kathleen Parker

Those Quids and Quos get in bed and go hog wild

WASHINGTON – It’s fair to say at this juncture that America’s Quid and Ukraine’s Quo have been caught in bed together. The fevered search for a damning quid pro quo since the White House released a...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | COLUMN: Kathleen Parker

The Old South gets a new kind of college president

CHARLESTON, S.C. – From a childhood laboring in China’s cotton and wheat fields to the presidency of the College of Charleston, Andrew Hsu’s story is anything but ordinary. His extraordinary vision...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2019 | COLUMN: Kathleen Parker

Epstein’s weird New Mexico plot to extend himself

WASHINGTON – The more we learn, the more Jeffrey Epstein resembles an evil comic book character for the developmentally arrested intellectual – the charming-but-lurid mastermind with a plot to take...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2019 | COLUMN: Kathleen Parker

MAGA is spent – unless you’re an adolescent

WASHINGTON – Humans do the strangest things. In two recent why-dunits, the curious have wondered why: (1) a successful TV star would allegedly orchestrate a fake, hate-inspired attack on himself,...

DATE: March 4, 2019 | COLUMN: Kathleen Parker

Paradise lost: We suffer, grieve when others do

WASHINGTON – When polarity defines us, it’s easy to lose sight of our common humanity. But all is not political, as nature increasingly reminds us. The fires in California that destroyed lives,...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2018 | COLUMN: Kathleen Parker

Parker: The loss of McCain leaves a void

WASHINGTON -- The world seems already a lesser place with the passing of Sen. John McCain. The ensuing deluge of accolades and tributes – notwithstanding the president’s limp and late...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | COLUMN: Kathleen Parker

Parker: Saying goodbye to a soldier and soul singer

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. – Ecclesiastes tells us that there’s a time to mourn and a time to dance, but lately I can hardly find time to mourn – and I’m dancing as fast as I can. These thoughts came...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2018 | COLUMN: Kathleen Parker

Parker: Feeling sorry for Trump? That’s the plan

WASHINGTON – Two distinct realities coexist in the nation’s capital with the approximate compatibility of oil and water. There’s the reality of 4.1 percent economic growth, full employment, a...

DATE: July 30, 2018 | COLUMN: Kathleen Parker

Parker: Scrappy pilot versus Bigfoot hunter in Tennessee

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Republican Ashley Nickloes is the only woman in a seven-way primary race to fill a congressional seat held by one family for five decades. She’s also the only military pilot...

DATE: July 23, 2018 | COLUMN: Kathleen Parker

Parker: We must invoke philosophy of compassion

WASHINGTON – Is there a psychiatrist in the house? Like so many Americans, this columnist longs for the voice of another, the great and good Charles Krauthammer, who died last week, leaving us...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | COLUMN: Kathleen Parker

Parker: Nukes for condos in North Korea?

WASHINGTON – Well, it happened: The president and the dictator met, shook hands, looked each other in the eye, smiled for the cameras – and lied through their teeth. The visuals, we witnessed; the...

DATE: June 18, 2018 | COLUMN: Kathleen Parker

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