Kathleen Parker: Helsinki hath no fury like a nation scorned

Kathleen Parker: Helsinki hath no fury like a nation scorned

WASHINGTON — Surely, now, we can concede that letting Trump be Trump has exhausted itself — even among the smugly credulous. For a year an...

July 20th, 2018 |  


Ken Pollitz: Fainting at the sight of blood

Ken Pollitz: Fainting at the sight of blood

The origins of the aversion cannot be precisely confirmed. The certainty of its existence cannot be more obvious. Some describe it as merely a “...

July 20th, 2018 |  


Victor Davis Hanson: NATO’s challenge is Germany, not America

Victor Davis Hanson: NATO’s challenge is Germany, not America

During the recent NATO summit meeting, a rumbustious Donald Trump tore off a thin scab of niceties to reveal a deep and old NATO wound — one tha...

July 19th, 2018 |  



OPEC, Russia driving oil markets

OPEC, Russia driving oil markets

Thirty-five years have now passed since OPEC imposed an embargo on the export of oil to the United States. Officially, that embargo, which began on Oc...

July 19th, 2018 |  


Lori Borgman: She doesn’t give parenting advice, but if she did

Lori Borgman: She doesn’t give parenting advice, but if she did

I always think long and hard when people ask me for parenting advice. I tell them it was all I could do to parent our own children; I’m not abou...

July 19th, 2018 |  


Mary Schmich: The painful and necessary growth Emmett Till gave us

A few days from now, on July 25, Emmett Till might have celebrated his 77th birthday.Imagine him. Mr. Till.Not the 14-year-old boy in the open casket,...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Jerry Zezima: Out on a limb

Jerry Zezima: Out on a limb

Because I have acrophobia, which means I am afraid of being any higher off the ground than the top of my head, I could never imagine being a tree trim...

July 18th, 2018 |  


George Will: Our ‘America first’ president put America last in Helsinki

George Will: Our ‘America first’ president put America last in Helsinki

WASHINGTON — America’s child president had a playdate with a KGB alumnus, who surely enjoyed providing daycare. It was a useful, because i...

July 17th, 2018 |  


John Grindrod: Farewell to my bromance, gone so inexplicably

John Grindrod: Farewell to my bromance, gone so inexplicably

A couple of Augusts ago, I wrote a column on who the people are that I’ve envied and how they have shifted over time. From my youthful fascinati...

July 17th, 2018 |  


Carl P. Leubsdorf: A disastrous final chapter to Trump’s terrible European trip

Carl P. Leubsdorf: A disastrous final chapter to Trump’s terrible European trip

Special counsel Robert Mueller sent the White House a message last week that evidence proves that Vladimir Putin’s government was behind Russian...

July 16th, 2018 |