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Commentary: Did you hear Brett Kavanaugh is a great dad? And a great coach!

Whatever you think of Brett Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court nominee - brilliant jurist, threat to Roe v. Wade, spawn of the Federalist Society - you can be sure of this: He's a great dad and a great coach. So says Julie O'Brien of Chevy Chase, Md., in an opinion piece in the Washington Post. She writes: "Brett's older daughter and mine have been classmates at Blessed Sacrament School, a small ... Read more

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Commentary: Did you hear Brett Kavanaugh is a great dad? And a great coach!

Whatever you think of Brett Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court nominee - brilliant jurist, threat to Roe v. Wade, spawn of the Federalist Society - you can be sure of this: He's a great dad and a great coach. So says Julie O'Brien of Chevy Chase, Md., in an opinion piece in the Washington Post. She writes: "Brett's older daughter and mine have been classmates at Blessed Sacrament School, a small ... Read more

Commentary: Fact-checking starts with you

As news consumers, we're swamped with information. Whether we read newspapers, watch cable news, or get stories from Aunt Judy on Facebook, we must decide which information is trustworthy. Advocacy journalism outlets including Fox News and MSNBC, ideological talk radio, and conspiracy websites like InfoWars make this difficult. Was Trump snookered by North Korea? Will his tariff war hurt the ... Read more

Editorial: In flag-art controversy, University of Kansas crumpled under political pressure

Last week's decision by University of Kansas officials to move a flag-based art exhibit was made hastily under political pressure, and it reflects a betrayal of the university's mission to promote learning and debate. A flag spotted with black paint was first raised on the campus July 5. It was part of a months-long arts project called "Pledges of Allegiance," an exhibition that invites people ... Read more

Commentary: Elected Libertarians show what the third party can do

What exactly do Libertarians do? Wait - don't answer that. As someone who edited a small-l libertarian magazine for eight years, I know all your jokes: Libertarians are the people who lose (or spoil!) elections. They perform aesthetically challenging stripteases on C-SPAN, conduct unfortunate personal experiments with colloidal silver. I get it. But at least 169 of these exotic creatures hold ... Read more

Christine M. Flowers: Don't forget the fear of a child

When I was 7, I took a walk around my new neighborhood in Havertown. Back in 1969, kids could do that, and expect to circle back safely to … Read more

Lata Nott: Understanding First Amendment is crucial

The majority of Americans are supportive of the rights guaranteed by the First Amendment, but are also unaware of exactly what those rights… Read more

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