Opinion

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

James: Keep forging ahead

Seems like we’ve had our share of “tribulation” – winter drought followed by summer fire – but through it all,with the help of dedicated firefighters and a slightly more generous weather pattern,...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2018 | COLUMN: Watch Yore Topknot

Mayor Sheek: removing graffiti part of city’s cleanup plan

At council’s direction, Planning and Zoning has ramped up efforts in recent years to get property owners to repair or tear down unsafe structures, clean up property and remove weeds. We now have...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | COLUMN: From the Mayor

Rigney: Sen. Gardner, act now to preserve the LWCF

At Osprey – a leading manufacturer of outdoor gear employing over 115 people in the U.S. – we believe that adventure is open to everyone. Nowhere does that feel more true than in Colorado, which...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

MILBANK: Down badly at halftime, Trump declares victory

WASHINGTON – This is a grim moment for President Trump and his team. A Trump-boosting Republican member of Congress has been indicted on charges of insider trading – from the White House, no less....

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Milbank

Samuelson: The triumph of downward mobility

WASHINGTON – It’s an axiom among many Americans that each future generation will live better than its predecessor. New technologies, greater efficiencies and a can-do spirit will reward us with...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | COLUMN: Robert Samuelson

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

Bears Ears: Don’t dismantle the sacred spirit of the land

On Dec. 4, 2017, President Donald Trump traveled to Utah to announce his attempt to undo the Bears Ears National Monument. His actions shrink the size of the protected landscape and reduce the...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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

Samuelson: Get ready for the coming welfare wars

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration may have declared it over, but a new War on Poverty is coming anyways. It will be fought largely over the concept of a “work requirement.” Should the...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | COLUMN: Robert Samuelson

Thiessen: Trump is not attacking NATO; he is strengthening it

WASHINGTON – As President Trump put Germany and other allies on notice for the harm they are doing to NATO with their failure to spend adequately on our common defense, Democrats in Washington came...

DATE: July 16, 2018 | COLUMN: Marc Thiessen

Gerson: Feds should take note of prison reform successes

WASHINGTON – An administration not known for policy creativity is unlikely to have useful internal policy debates. But in the Trump administration, prison reform is a welcome exception. This is...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | COLUMN: Michael Gerson

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