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Ross Ramsey: Abbott must rally forces for session’s pre-K fight
The governor of Texas is getting bullied on his request for serious money for a serious pre-kindergarten program. Messing with governors can be risky business, but Texas lawmakers aren't answering Greg Abbott's call.
Jonah Goldberg: Another empty ritual continues in Washington
Froma Harrop: Trump ‘faithful’ get budget cuts they voted for
Linda Chavez: Excessive partisanship harmful to the U.S.
Hyperpartisanship is destroying American politics. The recent announcement that Democrats will filibuster Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch -- who is eminently qualified -- puts them on a dangerous collision course that jeopardizes the confirmation process itself.
Walter E. Williams: Transgender challenges plentiful in America
Determining one's own sex or that of another used to be a simple matter. First, there was the matter of appearance, whether a person looked like a male or looked like a female.
Mark Davis: Russia ruckus distracts us from Trump’s own agenda
As the week began, you couldn't blame Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and his Senate questioners if they were thinking, "Hey, remember us? We only hold the fate of the Constitution in our hands over here!"
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Steve Chapman: Are immigrants destroying our way of life?
Clarence Page: Have populist politics reached a peak level?
Whew! That was close. I wasn't expecting to be waiting on the edge of my seat for the outcome of this year's Dutch parliamentary elections. But I wasn't expecting Donald Trump to be America's president, either.
Jonah Goldberg: Many on leisurely drive down wrong road
"We all want progress," C.S. Lewis wrote, "but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive."
Judy Kincaid: Cultivate a political ‘swim buddy’ to help share views
Walter E. Williams: Personal liberty in U.S. not for wimps
If Democrats want to filibuster President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, they're entitled to do it. In fact, Democrats are free to try and stop federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch's confirmation for any reason they desire, whether ideological or personal, or even no real reason at all.