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Kathleen Parker: Writers show respect for their editor
WASHINGTON -- Behind every great column is a great editor -- a truism never more so than when Alan Shearer puts highlighter (not red pen) to copy.
Jonah Goldberg: Rand Paul a man for all seasons on health care
Leonard Pitts: Gun group fights for ‘the white to bear arms’
Steve Chapman: Cutting back on traffic stops would save lives
On a recent night, Chicago police stopped a car carrying four people. When officers approached it, they saw a passenger holding a gun. The outcome was a familiar one: an 18-year-old man was shot by police.
Mark Davis: GOP not conservative enough to deliver votes
For a couple of hours this week, there was hope. With "repeal and replace" dead, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell did the right thing.
Kathleen Parker: Time to craft workable health care
Today, we have a health care system in pitiful disrepair, as insurance companies opt out of exchanges, premiums continue to climb, and healthy, young people forgo insurance premiums that would have subsidized coverage for unhealthy Americans and the less fortunate.
Robert Gammon: County Libertarian Party offers another way
Lastly, we believe Denton County government should have absolutely no involvement or enforcement in support of regulation of any matter that concerns personal relationships and a citizen's decision regarding his or her own body.
Clarence Page: How to be a proper 'elitist' in Trump era
"Elitist," as Time magazine culture critic William A. Henry observed in his 1994 book In Defense of Elitism, has begun to rival if not outstrip "racist" as the "foremost catchall pejorative of our times."
Michael Cavna: Prominent political voice gets boot in Texas
It's come to this: Texas, the second-largest state in the union — and the home of so many historically colorful political voices — lacks a single staff editorial cartoonist.