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It's Thanksgiving. Listen to those who disagree with your views

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If Thanksgiving is one of the only days of the year you’ll spend with those who...

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Because Sarah sez so, that's why

Trump Sanders

“To the media, she is the wall Trump promised to erect and, increasingly, it seems, we are the swamp he seeks to drain,” writes Kathleen Parker. “Out with the media, out with free speech, out with facts!”


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Trump is sending 59K Haitians back to a life of misery

Immigration Temporary Status Haiti

Fixing the TPS program is but one step in the multi-step immigration reform process that should begin soon.


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Alabama Senate race leaves anti-abortionists no choice

Alabama Senate Moore Support

“The Alabama voter who seeks a candidate with anti-abortion views and at least average moral rectitude will find nobody on the Senate ballot who meets that description.,” writes Ramesh Ponnuru.


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It's Thanksgiving. Listen to those who disagree with your views

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If Thanksgiving is one of the only days of the year you’ll spend with those who don’t share your fundamental views, what we really want to say is: Don’t blow it. If you listen, you may learn something about why your so-called crazy uncle disagrees.


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A fight more pressing than Democratic squabbling

Governor's Races-3 Virginia

“Voters in Virginia (and New Jersey and elsewhere) said to Washington Democrats: Stop it with your stupid fights. We have work to do,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr.


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Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton

Clintons

“A Clinton reckoning — whatever that means — will likely come in some form. But it may have to wait until the world shifts further toward the more equitable balance that Clinton himself, for all his grim faults, sought to bring forth,” writes Francis Wilkinson.


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No, Roy Moore, God won't solve our problems

Moore Ten Commandments

“If Christian discipleship is the key to a healthy society, states at the top of the religiosity scale should do far better than those at the bottom in fostering safety, strong families and wholesome behavior. But they don't — not by a long way,” writes Steve Chapman.


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The Trump administration and the decline of conservative values

Trump Sexual Harassment

“Some religious leaders are willing to call good evil, and evil good in service to a different faith — a faith defined by their political identity. This is heresy at best; idolatry at worst,” writes Michael Gerson.


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Kansas tried tax cuts for the wealthy. It didn't end well

Congress Taxes Ryan

Just as in Kansas, Republicans argue that both the House and Senate bills are guaranteed to boost wages, create jobs and goose the economy. Senators, please don’t make us say we told you so.


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Did Mitch McConnell just say what I think he said?

Alabama Senate Moore-2

“Rather than try to ensure that Republicans keep the seat, he opted to do the right thing. It's a shame we have to be surprised when this happens, but rare is the politician who is also a statesman,” writes Kathleen Parker.


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