Stories tagged: Kathleen Parker
Sun., Aug. 11, 2019
One of the everlasting social forces in directing human behavior – shame – has become part of the 2020 presidential race.
Sun., Aug. 4, 2019
The more we learn, the more Jeffrey Epstein resembles an evil comic book character for the developmentally arrested intellectual – the charming-but-lurid mastermind with a plot to take over the …
Sun., July 28, 2019
Saving bees and trees by planting with purpose would kill two birds, so to speak.
Sun., July 21, 2019
Republicans and evangelical Christians who fail to condemn this president’s use of the pulpit to essentially put a target on a duly elected congresswoman’s back can be presumed to concur …
Sun., July 14, 2019
If President Trump doesn’t speak up soon, the howl we hear in the night won’t belong to the predator but to the last lonely wolf crying out for all that …
Sun., July 7, 2019
The Democratic Party’s presidential primary season seems to be veering toward a racially charged contest.
Sun., June 16, 2019
My father died with a smile on his face. But, of course, he would. A few days earlier, as his wife, my sister and I gathered around his bed in …
Sun., June 9, 2019
Elizabeth Warren has a plan for everything. I’d love to hear a plan for making abortion irrelevant.
Thu., May 23, 2019
Driving along Colorado’s scenic byways, one might be distracted these days by a series of billboards promoting safe abortions or, depending upon one’s route, alternatives to abortion, as well as …
Sun., May 12, 2019
The challenge for the six female presidential candidates is how to stand out. Fortunately, or not, some have already made headlines with their uniqueness.
Sun., April 21, 2019
In the span of a few days, we’ve been joggled between the banal and the sublime, from Trump’s “I’m [effed]” upon learning of Robert Mueller’s assignment to the Russia investigation …
Sun., April 14, 2019
Julian Assange is not, after all, a journalist, despite his claiming to be, because he isn’t accountable to anyone. No filters, no standards.
Sun., April 7, 2019
When it comes to personal contact, it’s the woman’s decision.
Sun., March 31, 2019
If Democrats want to woo renegade Republicans and independents they’d best focus on uniting their constituents under a banner of shared values rather than encouraging good men to apologize for …
Fri., March 22, 2019
These days, as income inequality has become a leitmotif of Democratic politics, being rich is a liability.
Sun., March 17, 2019
Let’s call Beto O’Rourke’s nascent presidential campaign what it is: a youthful folly.
Sun., March 3, 2019
The president of the United States not only lies routinely, but he believes other people’s lies without a modicum of skepticism.
Sun., Feb. 24, 2019
Why would: (1) a successful TV star allegedly orchestrate a fake, hate-inspired attack on himself, and (2) a Coast Guard officer allegedly plot a mass-murder attack on American Democrats and …
Sun., Feb. 17, 2019
Republicans are overreacting to three freshman Democratic congresswomen, and Democrats are overreacting to their overreaction.
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019
As stories go, the face-off between Jeff Bezos and David Pecker (paging Charles Dickens) has all the elements of a 21st-century battle royale between good and evil. Thank you, God.
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019
Billionaire coffee magnate Howard Schultz has two problems: Ross Perot and Ralph Nader.
Sun., Jan. 27, 2019
When F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, “Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me,” he inadvertently foreshadowed the government shutdown of 2018-19.
Sun., Jan. 13, 2019
Now that he faces possible rejection, the wall has become a metaphor for Donald Trump’s identity, his very being-ness, and could lead to a national crisis.
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018
It wasn’t a blue trickle, but nor was it a tsunami. Rather, the midterm elections brought a gentle, purplish wave of mostly center-leaning Democrats whose profiles suggest a welcome infusion …
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018
Slowly but inevitably, the two major political parties have become the party of women and the party of men – guess which is which – so that the 2018 midterms …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018
As a new-product junkie, it was foregone that I’d swap a C-note for something called CBD, a cannabis extract promising relief from pain and anxiety, the twin banes of baby …
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018
Now that the DNA is out of the bag, Sen. Elizabeth Warren can put her Native American heritage down for a nap – maybe. After two and a half years …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018
Lately, at least from my perch on the porch, the evening cocktail has become less an aperitif than a medicinal slug made necessary by the alternative of ripping off my …
Fri., Sept. 14, 2018
When Florence finishes with us, human need necessarily will displace the longing for our lost things. But in their stead, we may rejoice in the beauty of the human spirit, …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 6 a.m.
If you missed Day One of Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court hearing, just try to imagine a mud-wrestling contest attended by banshees howling at the referee.