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Froma Harrop: Bombing taught us not to get lax about surveillance

Friday, April 18, 2014
Airport gift shops throughout New England are piling "Boston Strong" T-shirts in vivid colors.

George Will: Liberty takes precedence over authority

Thursday, April 17, 2014
In a 2006 interview, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said the Constitution is “basically about” one word — “democracy” — that appears in neither that document nor the Declaration of Independence. Democracy is America’s way of allocating political power.

Richard Cohen: GOP's next generation lacks experience

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Not to put too fine a point on it, but what has Rand Paul ever done?

E.J. Dionne: Expand, don't cut, service opportunities

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
We are at a point where we will soon have vicious ideological debates over motherhood and apple pie.

George Will: GOP tries to shed "war on women" label

Sunday, April 13, 2014
DETROIT — Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978.

Joe Conason: Court conservatives can’t be that naive

Saturday, April 12, 2014
For a large and bipartisan majority of Americans, the increasing power of money in politics is deeply troubling.

E.J. Dionne: Parties once cooperated on civil rights

Friday, April 11, 2014
History offers a rough kind of justice.

George Will: Plan would restore limited government

Thursday, April 10, 2014
From the Goldwater Institute, the fertile frontal lobe of the conservative movement's brain, comes an innovative idea that is gaining traction in Alaska, Arizona and Georgia, and its advocates may bring it to at least 35 other states' legislatures.

Richard Cohen: Rumsfeld still in denial on Iraq

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
There is a moment, a mere moment, when Donald Rumsfeld’s eyes well up and he chokes a bit.

Cuomo’s tax caps seek to destroy local governments

Sunday, April 6, 2014
As mayor of the village of Scotia, I would like to point out why the governor’s proposals are bad for small communities and ignore the real problem with property taxes in our state.

Gov’t prosecuting death-ray maker is ultimate irony

Sunday, April 6, 2014
It will take an artist like Salvador Dalí to portray the upcoming trial of Providence resident Glendon Scott Crawford. Prosecutors say Crawford, out of hatred, built a death ray machine to kill Muslims. If Crawford did what prosecutors allege, then Muslims and non-Muslims alike will be better off if he is locked up for a long time.

George Will: Tax reform stands a chance with Sen. Wyden

Sunday, April 6, 2014
The Sisyphean task of tax reform should be tried only by someone who will not flinch from igniting some highly flammable people — those who believe that whatever wrinkle in the tax code benefits them is an eternal entitlement.

Charles Krauthammer: Abbas making a fool of Kerry

Sunday, April 6, 2014
When has a secretary of state been involved in so many disastrous, self-initiated negotiations?

Froma Harrop: GOP hopefuls kiss up to Vegas kingpin

Saturday, April 5, 2014
There is something truly spectacular about Sheldon Adelson.

E.J. Dionne: Critics won't admit it, but ACA's working

Friday, April 4, 2014
Is there any accountability in American politics for being completely wrong?

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