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I’ve long argued that Donald Trump’s presidency will end poorly because he’s a person of bad character. I still think that’s true, though I very much doubt the impeachment trial now underway will result in his removal. Regardless of its outcome, his impeachment illustrates the damage that ba…

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As we approach Super Bowl Sunday between the AFC champion Kansas City Chiefs and the NFC champion San Francisco 49ers, now less than two weeks away, there will no doubt be a fair amount of “smack” to go around.

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The contrast could not have been starker. One picture showed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi smiling as she signed (with numerous pens) two articles of impeachment against President Trump. She passed out the pens like souvenirs to fellow Democrats. They were embossed in gold with her signature an…

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President Donald J. Trump was impeached on Thursday.I know that he was technically impeached when the House voted to do so in December. But the truth is, as a political and historical matter, Thursday was the day. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s strategy — brilliant to fans, incomprehensible to…

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About the impeachment of President Donald Trump she engineered with her Democratic majority, Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday: “It’s not personal. It’s not political. It’s not partisan. It’s patriotic.”

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I’m having a hard time understanding why there’s been such a big to-do about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex planning to move.

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This year the Census Bureau will begin conducting the constitutionally required census, which takes place every 10 years. Many readers will dutifully fill out the forms, informing the bureau about their household and providing researchers with data. In May, the bureau will begin visiting tho…

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As of this writing, the Democratic presidential contest looks very fluid, with four candidates bunched up in Iowa and New Hampshire. But the sudden relevance of foreign policy, thanks to the confrontation with Iran, has made it look more and more like a two-person race between Joe Biden and …

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To those of us who cut our teeth on the protest movements of the 1960s, the Vietnam War was a dividing line. Now it is always Before Vietnam and After Vietnam. In those days there were two superpowers, and anyone who did not like what was happening at home could look to the other side for in…

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My children go to a small Christian private school. One of the most popular teachers has been called up to go to Afghanistan for another tour. He will leave behind his wife, children and school. My kids are distraught. My oldest asked me a question for which I have no answer: Why are we send…

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One day this summer while having dinner at the Shamrock, I ran into a former fire chief friend and his family from Waldorf, Maryland. They explained they frequent the antique car show in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and always stop at the Shamrock on the way back home. I saw the chief again at a …

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So here we were, smack in the middle of swirling crises, at home and half a world away, as we tuned in Tuesday night to catch six Democratic presidential hopefuls clashing in their last debate before the Iowa caucuses.

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According to the Civil Rights and Social Justice Section of the American Bar Association, many small communities across rural America are experiencing water problems. Two of the causes appear to be poor regulation of agricultural waste and other pollutants, and aging infrastructure.

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You are indeed very fortunate readers. Why? It isn’t often that you get to read the words of a multimillionaire in your local newspaper. According to a number of emails and phone calls I’ve received over the past few months, quite a number of organizations have been trying to track me down s…

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All by myself, I can navigate using a paper map; write and read cursive fluently; do long division and figure out a tip without a calculator; find answers and information minus the help of Google, and express my opinions and emotions in more than 280 characters — and not a single emoji. And …

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Alcohol prohibition became the law of the land 100 years ago — on Jan. 16, 1920 — following ratification of the 18th Amendment and enactment of the Volstead Act. Progressivism played a driving role, with Americans possessed by reformist fervor set to cure the ills of society by banning the m…

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President Trump’s gamble of ordering the assassination of an Iranian warlord to prove his own toughness, and then dismissing Iran’s retaliation as bloodless, may allow him to walk away politically unscathed from his latest act of military adventurism.

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