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George Will: A war without an objective, 6,000 days in

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“The war is over.”— Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld in Afghanistan (April 2002)“I believe victory is closer than ever before.”— Vice President Mike Pence...

Opinion: Turn back the clock on daylight saving time

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Daylight saving time is a scam.It does not save any energy or produce any other measurable benefits, but does, in fact, impose real costs...

George Will: Trump’s tariffs express his adolescent delight in executive swagger

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WASHINGTON — Is it too much to ask that the government not insult our intelligence while it is lightening our wallets? As an overture...

Clarence Page: Wakanda whenever? Black to the Afro-future

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Wakanda forever!No, I’m not talking about Wauconda, the Illinois town whose switchboard recently has lit up with prank calls seeking the home of comic...

Michael Reagan: Gun control starts at home

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President Donald Trump said a bunch of crazy things this week.Nothing new there.I’m not referring to the global trade war he may have started...

George Will: Keystone State race could set template for Democrats

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MOUNT LEBANON, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District, which ripples over the steep hills of this Pittsburgh suburb and stretches south to the West...

Andres Oppenheimer: Mass shooting coincides with a rise in racism, homophobia and anti-Semitism

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Amid the national debate over gun control in the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that left 17 people dead, there’s...

Deroy Murdock: Slam the brakes on proposed gas-tax hike

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NEW YORK — Thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Republicans are on a roll. So, why is President Donald Trump praising a...

Kathleen Parker: Bring me your fire and brimstone

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WASHINGTON — Oh, for God’s sake. What else can one say about the week after Florida’s high school massacre? Funerals for the 17 students...

George Will: Supreme Court to tackle union dues

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WASHINGTON — Overturning mistaken decisions is an occasional duty of the Supreme Court, whose noblest achievement was the protracted, piecemeal repudiation, with Brown v....