Opinion

Left’s anger may well hand Trump a second term

WASHINGTON – Democrats have a new theory for how they can win back Congress and the White House. Just like “soccer moms” helped put Bill Clinton in the Oval Office in 1996, and “NASCAR dads” helped...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | COLUMN: Marc Thiessen

Samuelson: Why our neo-isolationism will not work

WASHINGTON – As we near July Fourth, America has taken a turn for the worst. The great delusion of Donald Trump’s presidency is that we can thrive by embracing nationalism even though major...

DATE: July 2, 2018 | COLUMN: Robert Samuelson

Samuelson: History of 1930 tariff legislation is haunting

WASHINGTON – The ghost of Smoot-Hawley seems to haunt President Trump. You will recall that Smoot-Hawley was the sweeping tariff legislation that Congress passed and President Hoover signed in...

DATE: June 28, 2018 | COLUMN: Robert Samuelson

Saying goodbye to Kat

I had to say goodbye to a friend today, and I’m not sure how I’m doin’ just yet. Katrina, Kat for short, was a big beautiful bay mare. Registered paint, “breeding stock.” She was the reason I...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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

Samuelson: Consequences of unraveling trade rules unclear

WASHINGTON – The escalating trade war between the United States and China poses crucial, though unanswerable, questions: Is this the beginning of the end of the post-World War II international...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | COLUMN: Robert Samuelson

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

Samuelson: Trump’s trade myths about politics, not economy

WASHINGTON – You cannot understand President Trump’s so-called “trade war” without acknowledging that it’s mostly about politics and not about economics. Trump has embarked on a giant marketing...

DATE: June 11, 2018 | COLUMN: Robert Samuelson

Krauthammer: Fate has decided for me

I have been uncharacteristically silent these past 10 months. I had thought that silence would soon be coming to an end, but I’m afraid I must tell you now that fate has decided on a different...

DATE: June 11, 2018 | COLUMN: Charles Krauthammer

James: Self-raised and it shows

Anyone who knows me very well will tell you that I’m not the most fastidious man that ever lived. My second wife – I’ve been encouraged not to refer to them as ex-wife No. 1 or No. 2 – told me...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Noxious weed management underway in Mancos

In May, the town of Mancos received a letter from Montezuma County urging us to better manage the noxious weeds that have proliferated over the last few years on town-owned parks, and to encourage...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Parker: Roseanne’s ouster shows times are changing

WASHINGTON – Roseanne Barr’s appeal has so long eluded me that her further fall from disgrace has failed to dislodge even the slightest pebble of pity, though pitiful she is. It seems too facile to...

DATE: June 4, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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