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Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 7:01pm
    This tiny and isolated town of 400 cannot be reached by road. It lies on a fragile barrier island along the Chukchi Sea, 83 miles above the Arctic circle. And for generations, the Iñupiaq Eskimos of the region have hunted...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 7:00pm
    As things now stand, the U.S. Department of Agriculture oversees steaks, chicken thighs and eggs out of their shells. The Food and Drug Administration keeps an eye on salmon, apples and eggs in their shells.    ...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Throughout history Americans seem compelled to take out their frustrations, their disagreements, on the President but I wonder if any have been as berated, as denigrated as President Obama. There have even been outright lies about...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 6:59pm
    The Italians got this one right. Last week, The Washington Post's Adam Taylor helpfully collected tweets that Italians put out after a murderous video issued by the Islamic State, or ISIS, warned: "Today we are south of Rome...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 6:58pm
    There are two main lines of analysis about Germany's role in the European Union. The first, favored by populist euro-skeptic politicians, is that Germany seeks to reverse the setbacks of the 20th century and rule Europe by other...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 6:57pm
    Can President Barack Obama sell an Iran deal at home?     If his negotiators strike an agreement next month, we already know that it will be far from ideal: Rather than eradicating Iran's nuclear-weapons...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 6:57pm
    Republicans had better divert some of their campaign cash toward finding a cure for Obama Derangement Syndrome. If they don't, their nemesis will beat them in a third consecutive presidential contest -- without, of course,...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 6:55pm
    If Washington were a rational place, a major measure to rebuild roads, bridges, ports and airports would be a slam-dunk.     Few doubt the need. The U.S. has underinvested in infrastructure: It was ranked 12th in the...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 6:55pm
    There's nothing necessarily illegal about setting up a company in Panama into which you channel your bonus payments. There's similarly nothing inherently dubious about living in Hong Kong, having Hong Kong citizenship, and...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 6:55pm
    OK, let’s hear the president explain it, again.     “Some call this evil Islamic radicalism. Others, militant jihadism. Still, others Islamo-fascism. Whatever it’s called, this ideology is very...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 6:54pm
    Bake sales aren't about the sweets.     That insight seems to be missing from the ridiculous debate raging in Virginia and across the country over whether public school kids should be able to keep peddling goopy...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 5:42pm
    We have arrived at the point where the utter tedium and desperation of personal attacks against President Barack Obama about his life story and his loyalty are no longer news. The histrionics have shed their ability to shock. Most...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 5:41pm
    Regular readers know that I sometimes mock "very serious people" - politicians and pundits who solemnly repeat conventional wisdom that sounds tough-minded and realistic. The trouble is that sounding serious and being...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 5:40pm
    While talking to black and white Republicans recently about the Grand Old Party's outreach efforts to voters of color, I wondered: What are Democrats doing to reach working-class whites?     Much has been said...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 5:39pm
    The sure-footed start of Jeb Bush's bid for the Oval Office began with a money blitzkrieg that helped drive Mitt Romney out of the running for 2016. It may well claim other casualties among the large crowd of other Republican...
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