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Rubin: Biden right to unleash tanks

January 30, 2023, 6:01am Columns

“Tanks but no tanks” and “Free the Leopards” were the clever headlines last week about Ukraine. Read story

Abcarian: Two universities backtrack but fail to apologize

January 29, 2023, 6:03am Columns

I thought my mind was playing tricks on me when I first read that Kenneth Roth, who led Human Rights Watch for three decades, had been disinvited to a fellowship at Harvard Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights. Read story

Jayne: Ignore hype, U.S. not soft on crime

January 29, 2023, 6:02am Columns

It is a favorite trope of the nattering nabob set, a narrative designed to generate eye rolls from listeners and create a general sense that political leaders and judges are working against you — the average American. Read story

Leubsdorf: Debt ceiling showdown again

January 29, 2023, 6:01am Columns

It began as a way to make it easier for the federal government to sell bonds to finance the U.S. role in World War I. Read story

Other Papers Say: Inslee’s plan deserves scrutiny

January 29, 2023, 6:01am Columns

There is no free lunch, as the adage goes. That’s applicable for purchases large and small. In the case of Gov. Jay Inslee’s housing proposal, the price tag in question is very large indeed. Read story

Harrop: Santos trips up Republican efforts in suburbs

January 27, 2023, 6:01am Columns

There are moderates in the suburbs — Democrats, Republicans and independents — who want Washington spending kept in check. They tend to be liberal on social issues but pained over the extremes of the woke. They have respect for various sexual identities but little interest in learning new pronouns. And… Read story

Allen: Texas’ TikTok ban may be healthy starting point

January 27, 2023, 6:01am Columns

One appropriate response to this month’s move by the University of Texas at Austin, the University of North Texas, and other state schools’ decisions to ban TikTok from their wired and Wi-Fi networks might be: “big woo.” The colleges are simply complying with Gov. Greg Abbott’s recent directive “to all… Read story

Camden: Legislature mulls election laws

January 25, 2023, 6:01am Columns

As happens in most sessions, legislators have proposals to alter the way they got their jobs by making some changes in the state’s election laws. Read story

McManus: Pandemic won’t cooperate

January 24, 2023, 6:03am Columns

Three years after the United States logged its first case of COVID-19, the pandemic has slipped off the front pages and seemingly out of public consciousness. Read story

Franklin: Fauci stayed in game too long

January 23, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Dr. Anthony Fauci, who began his career at the National Institutes of Health during Lyndon Johnson’s administration, has stepped down as director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden. After more than five decades of distinguished and controversial government service,… Read story