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On Memorial Day, let’s remember the price paid for what we have

Arlington National Cemetery’s headstones speak with silent eloquence of the price paid for freedom. A military member at Arlington National...

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The Supreme Court makes a dangerous ruling, delighting progressives

The justices, endorsing the CFPB’s structure, are feeding the executive branch’s sense of entitlement. Justice Clarence Thomas prepares to...

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You won’t hear much about campaign finance reform in 2024. Good.

17.05.2024 60

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Now on TikTok: The government doing its latest national security dance

15.05.2024 30

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Trump, Biden and why the regal presidency perpetually disappoints voters

The executive branch has steadily accrued power, leading to failure born of inflated expectations. President Biden delivers a speech at the...

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In defense of not voting

The 2024 election presents an opportunity for Americans to send a message about thoughtful disgust. (iStock) Listen 4 min ...

08.05.2024 20

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The 2024 electorate is more interesting than either candidate

Put aside the sour, glowering Biden and Trump, and let’s talk about how the voters might break down. An “I Voted” sticker at a polling...

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Voters, please think about the menace of nuclear annihilation

A TV screen at a train station in Seoul shows a news report about a North Korean missile launch in 2022. (Lee Jin-man/AP) Listen 4 min ...

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The leakage of universities’ prestige amid protests is most welcome

Protesters in a tent camp on the campus of Columbia University in New York on Wednesday. (Ted Shaffrey/AP) Listen 4 min ...

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So, 112 ignoble, infantile Republicans voted to endanger civilization

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) questions Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas during a committee hearing on Capitol Hill on April 18. (Andrew...

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The homeless right-to-camp issue comes to the Supreme Court

Cassy Leach, right, leads a group of volunteers to check on people living in Baker Park in Grants Pass, Ore., on March 21. (Jenny Kane/AP) ...

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Whee! The nation flies past another trillion-dollar milestone.

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Biden’s impossible dream: Any car you want, as long as it’s an EV

President Biden during a 2021 visit to a General Motors electric-vehicle assembly plant in Detroit. (Evan Vucci/AP) Listen 4 min ...

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Why the abortion fight will ease into split-the-difference agreement

Protesters outside of the Supreme Court, during a hearing to restrict an FDA-approved abortion medication, on March 26. (Will...

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Fighting the phone-warping of Gen Z doesn’t require government intrusion

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Arizona is a model for school choice. Naturally, Democrats aren’t happy.

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs (D) in 2023. (Ross D. Franklin/AP) Listen 4 min Share Comment on this story Comment ...

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These two GOP Senate candidates exemplify today’s political squalor

Kari Lake, left, and Bernie Moreno. (Alex Brandon; David Dermer/AP) Listen 4 min Share Comment on this story ...

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You can’t get thrown out for thinking, so take a swing at George Will’s baseball quiz

Opinions Opinion You can’t get thrown out for thinking, so take a swing at George Will’s baseball quiz (AP and Getty Images) ...

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Why good news about inequality is awkward for the left and right

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Now, ‘qualified immunity’ fans justify jailing a forgetful grandmother

Sylvia Gonzalez in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in D.C. (Courtesy of Institute for Justice) Listen 4 min Share ...

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Government has no business bullying social media platforms on speech

President Biden speaks at the White House with Anthony S. Fauci on Oct. 25, 2022. (Tom Brenner for The Washington Post) Listen 4 min ...

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On race-based school admissions, the Supreme Court flinched

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Fairfax County, Va., in 2020. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post) Listen 4...

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A so-called activist Supreme Court shrugs at extreme campus speech rules

A sign on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., seen in 2012. (Chris Keane/Reuters) Listen 4 min Share ...

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Skewering ‘luxury beliefs,’ with a past informed by foster-care chaos

Rob Henderson and his book, "Troubled." (Carmen Hui Jing Lim, book cover; Simon & Schuster) Listen 4 min Share ...

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Crybaby conservatives vs. self-appointed democracy savers

Delegates at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, holding banners promoting Eugene McCarthy, who was seeking the party's presidential...

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Despite anticipation of a Trump nomination, Super Tuesday demands to be heard

A supporter of Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley reacts Saturday after former president Donald Trump was declared the winner of the South...

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Roosevelt fixed his serious VP mistake. Will Biden?

President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the White House in 1944. (AP) Listen 4 min Share Comment on this story ...

23.02.2024 10

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Local media is struggling. Government subsidies would make it worse.

The Illinois Capitol in Springfield. (Daniel Acker for The Washington Post) Listen 4 min Share Comment on this story...

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Why Biden’s dishwasher regulations are a dirty joke

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Republicans, once a noble party, fall to ignoble acts on Ukraine aid

Protesters against U.S. aid to Ukraine on Sept. 26. (Elizabeth Frantz for The Washington Post) Listen 4 min Share ...

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The ultimate Vegas wedding: The Super Bowl and sports betting

Opinion The ultimate Vegas wedding: The Super Bowl and sports betting By George F. Will Columnist | Follow author Follow ...

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Patrick McHenry: In like a thespian, out like a Madisonian

Rep. Patrick T. McHenry (R-N.C.), as speaker pro tempore, gavels out to adjourn on Oct. 20 at the U.S. Capitol. (Jabin Botsfordi/The Washington Post) ...

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Rigor? No. Merit? You must be joking. Elite? Oh, so much elite.

Opinion Rigor? No. Merit? You must be joking. Elite? Oh, so much elite. By George F. Will Columnist | Add Follow ...

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Haley is the last candle fending off darkness. And she’s fired up.

Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley at a rally in Conway, S.C., on Sunday. (Randall Hill/Reuters) Listen 4 min ...

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Economic illiteracy and unseemly xenophobia hit the U.S. Steel deal

A portion of U.S. Steel's Edgar Thomson Works in Braddock, Pa., shown on Dec. 18. (Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo) Listen 4 min ...

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Trump would drain the South Carolina wallets that Haley helped fill

GOP presidential candidates Donald Trump and Nikki Haley. (AFP/Getty Images) Listen 4 min Share Comment on this...

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It’s an election year, so here comes a ‘manufacturing crisis’ that isn’t

A worker moves a container at Seeler Industries in Joliet, Ill., on Aug. 25, 2021. (Taylor Glascock for The Washington Post) Listen 4...

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Iowa nudged the nation closer to a revolting rematch next fall

Former president Donald Trump arrives for his Iowa caucuses watch party in Des Moines on Monday. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) ...

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How the Supreme Court could end the ‘Chevron deference’ foolishness

Listen 4 min Share Comment on this story Comment Add to your saved stories Save Hyperbole being the...

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Texas makes a most unconservative Supreme Court argument

Abandoned vehicles sit in the flood water from Tropical Depression Imelda on Interstate Highway 10 on Sept. 20, 2019, in Winnie, Tex. (Yi-Chin...

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An NCAA football championship free of all that ‘amateurism’ nonsense

Outside the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston on Wednesday. The center is home to Playoff Fan Central as part the festivities for...

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A Constitution-flouting ‘authoritarian’ is already in the White House

President Biden boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Dec. 1. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) Listen 4 min ...

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Cheering Hamas on campus, too uneducated to grasp how grotesque that is

Demonstrators rally at an “All Out for Gaza” protest at Columbia University in New York on Nov. 15. (Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images) ...

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Two parties, two wildly different spending solutions, both implausible

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08.12.2023 10

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Any way you slice it, Elizabeth Warren’s war on Big Sandwich is crummy

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Capitol Hill on April 27. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Listen 4 min Share Comment...

06.12.2023 6

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Nikki Haley, patient and practical, awaits her moment

Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley at a campaign stop in Hooksett, N.H., on Nov. 20. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Listen 4 min ...

01.12.2023 8

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Kissinger nimbly managed a Cold War that needed winning, not managing

Henry Kissinger, national security adviser for President Richard M. Nixon, in his White House office in September 1973 after the Senate voted to...

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A Supreme Court case with momentous implications for government power

The seal of the Securities and Exchange Commission. (Reuters/Andrew Kelly) Listen 3 min Share Comment on this story ...

24.11.2023 10

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Thankful for soon being able to say ‘Good riddance, 2023’

(Scott Suchman for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post) Listen 4 min Share ...

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It beggars belief that Democrats will keep sleepwalking ahead with Biden

President Biden in New Castle, Del., on Nov. 6. (Leah Millis/Reuters) Listen 4 min Share Comment on this story ...

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