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Friday, Jul 03, 2015

Commentary

Next steps on trade

After months of bruising political struggle, Congress has passed the trade promotion authority bill that President Barack Obama requested. Obama’s signature on it will empower his negotiators to cut the most advantageous trade agreements possi...
Published: 06/30/15

Terry Kemple: Directly in path of God’s judgment

Five tyrants on the U.S. Supreme Court, two of whom should have recused themselves due to previously demonstrated bias, have chosen to impose their will on the people of this country. Despite their mental, verbal and written contortions to try and ju...
Published: 06/30/15

The church should neither cave nor panic about gay marriage ruling

The Supreme Court handed down what will be the “Roe v. Wade” of marriage, redefining marriage in all 50 states. This is a sober moment, and I am a conscientious dissenter from this ruling. The court now has disregarded thousands of yea...
Published: 06/30/15

Ruth Marcus: The constitutional consistency of Chief Justice John Roberts

WASHINGTON — Chief Justice John Roberts knew a torrent of conservative invective was headed his way, so perhaps praise from a left-of-center columnist is the last thing he needs.
Published: 06/30/15

If you build it, they will ride

No issue polarizes D.C. residents and suburban commuters elsewhere in the United States quite like bicyclists during rush hour. Bike lanes hit the District years ago, and a Montgomery County plan to scale up the region’s bike network is next i...
Published: 06/29/15

How Russia could become a U.S. ally

As the Kremlin stokes the conflict in Ukraine and ratchets up tensions with NATO, there’s lots of talk about a Cold War redux.
Published: 06/29/15

Needed in Congress: insiders and outsiders

Members of Congress get categorized in all sorts of ways. They’re liberal or conservative; Republican or Democrat; interested in domestic affairs; or specialists in foreign policy.
Published: 06/29/15
Luring young loners to white supremacy

Luring young loners to white supremacy

In the wake of news reports that Dylann Roof, the suspect in the horrific massacre at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, had become attracted to the ideology of white supremacy, I decided to make a visit, albeit a virtual...
Published: 06/28/15
The attack against Alexander Hamilton

The attack against Alexander Hamilton

The Treasury Department scheme to take the image of Alexander Hamilton off the $10 bill is outrageous. This is not a long-overdue move to honor one of the great women in our history. That could easily be done (and should be done) with the $20 bill. I...
Published: 06/28/15

Turning the tide on terrorism

Most of us are familiar with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, thanks to media coverage of the Boston bombing case. But very few have heard of Munther Omar Saleh.
Published: 06/28/15