George Will: Unanimity not always equal to wisdom on High Court

Monday, July 7, 2014
Even when Supreme Court decisions are unanimous, the justices can be fiercely divided about fundamental matters, as was demonstrated by two 9-0 rulings last week

Michael Gerson: On Iraq, president must tread carefully

Monday, July 7, 2014
The summary moment of Barack Obama's foreign policy came in August 2013 during a consequential stroll.

Richard Cohen: Politics, not science, holds back GOP on climate change

Monday, July 7, 2014
A friend of mine worked for a small-town newspaper years ago and had to write the weather report.

Susan Estrich: Living in real world would help justices

Monday, July 7, 2014
Since the nomination of Robert Bork to the Supreme Court went up in flames back in 1987, every appointee to the court has understood that when asked at confirmation hearings about how your personal experiences might affect your decisions, the right answer is "balls and strikes."

State’s economic plan is a gamble

Sunday, July 6, 2014
Even if neither of us has ever frequented a casino or purchased a lottery ticket, you and I have a gambling problem.

Court steps into a religious quagmire

Sunday, July 6, 2014
Let’s say that I’m an observant Hindu who keeps a strict vegetarian diet because my religion frowns on killing animals. And let’s say I own a software company that employs only vegetarians, because I don’t believe I should be forced to subsidize meat-eating with the money I pay in salaries. Could I get away with that sort of discrimination?

E.J. Dionne: Political center's voters are unpredictable

Thursday, July 3, 2014
Here's one political paradox: A substantial majority of Americans do not fit neatly into the conventional "liberal" and "conservative" boxes, yet there is no coherent political center.

Charles Krauthammer: Executive overreach ripe for a rebellion by Congress

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
The Supreme Court last week admonished the Environmental Protection Agency for overreaching in regulating greenhouse gases.

Linda Chavez: Obama rewriting the rulebook on separation of powers

Monday, June 30, 2014
House Speaker John Boehner has had enough of executive usurpation of power.

George Will: Redskins debate redefining "tolerance"

Monday, June 30, 2014
Amanda Blackhorse, a Navajo who successfully moved a federal agency to withdraw trademark protections from the Washington Redskins because it considers the team's name derogatory, lives on a reservation where Navajos root for the Red Mesa High School Redskins. She opposes this name; the Native Americans who picked and retain it evidently do not.

Richard Cohen: A century later, World War I offers a cautionary tale

Monday, June 30, 2014
This is a splendid time to remember the First World War.

Proposed Amsterdam casino will only benefit its owners

Sunday, June 29, 2014
Most of the residents of Amsterdam and surrounding towns are agape and agog at the possibility a casino might be sited here.

Fracking waste creates many environmental headaches

Sunday, June 29, 2014
The news that tons of Pennsylvania fracking waste, toxic and radioactive, are being dumped in New York landfills should put our collective teeth on edge whether we approve of fracking or not.

Charles Krauthammer: U.S. now paying price for Obama's abdication in Iraq

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Yes, it is true that there was no al-Quaida in Iraq when George W. Bush took office.

David Harsanyi: Despite dissatisfaction, voters still prefer incumbents

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Let's Stop Kidding Ourselves; Americans Love Their Politicians

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