Opinion

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

Samuelson: The threat from Italy’s economic turmoil

WASHINGTON – If you’re nostalgic for the 2008-09 financial crisis, you can cheer up. Another debacle may be on its way. Its epicenter would be Italy, which may threaten the rest of the world...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | COLUMN: Robert Samuelson

Parker: Philadelphia’s unnecessary war on Catholics

WASHINGTON – At a time when more than 400,000 children are in foster care nationwide, the city of Philadelphia is threatening to cut ties with Catholic Social Services because of the group’s policy...

DATE: May 29, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

The globalization of threats is an unavoidable fact

WASHINGTON – Those who find “globalists” to be villains should attend to recent events in Congo. In the remote region of a remote country, government agencies and international institutions...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Our new capitalism strikingly resembles the old

WASHINGTON – We flatter ourselves into thinking that we live in a time of exceptional economic upheaval. The truth is that the present resembles the past. What we learned – and forget – is that a...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | COLUMN: Robert Samuelson

Singletary: Speedy credit card transactions dangerous for consumers

WASHINGTON – In hawking its iPhone X, Apple produced a pretty fly commercial. Fly as in stylish. Or, “totally lit,” as teens say. Apple’s “Fly Market” ad highlights how easy it is to pay with your...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Rankin: Colorado’s charter schools outperformed all public schools nationally

Have you wondered how students in Colorado compare academically to students in other states? There is a nationally recognized test given every other year to fourth and eighth-graders that has been...

DATE: May 14, 2018 | COLUMN: Joyce Rankin

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