BETTY STEIN: Quiz time is back, with a focus on the seasons


It's Quiz Time, and we are concentrating on seasons of the year. As usual, 5 points for each correct answer. Good luck 1. "Now is the winter of our discontent," a line from a speech in "Richard III," was written by what revered writer? 2. That glorious song, "Summertime," written by George ...

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TERESA MULL: Why the “War on College” is growing more justified


Writing in The New York Times recently, Frank Bruni declared it “unsettling” and “dangerous” that college is “regarded with skepticism by many Americans and outright contempt by no small number of them.” This widespread attitude toward college is not unfounded. It’s based on ...

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PATRICK J. BUCHANAN: In Immigration Debate, Race Matters


President Trump "said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist. ... I cannot believe ... any president has ever spoken the words that I ... heard our president speak yesterday." So wailed Sen. Dick Durbin after departing the White House. And what caused the minority leader to ...


MICHELLE MALKIN: Big brother on America’s fishing boats


Salt water. Seagulls. Striped bass. My fondest childhood memories come from fishing with my dad on the creaky piers and slick jetties of the Jersey shore. The Atlantic Ocean is in my blood. So when fishing families in New England reached out to me for help spreading word about their economic ...


AMY LINDGREN: Staying Positive about Losing Your Job


Is it ever appropriate to high-five someone who tells you they’ve just been fired? I don’t know, but I’ll admit to doing it more than once. Some leave-takings just need to be heralded. Not that the celebration should take place on the spot. Flashy resignations, for example, are decidedly ...

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BEN SHAPIRO: Stop “feministsplaining” sex to men


There's a word that has become popular in feminist circles these days: "mansplaining." The word is a mashup of "man" and "explaining" and refers to men who condescendingly explain the facts of life to women. So, for example, if a man believes a woman doesn't understand directions and slowly ...

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NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: Not everyone is getting a tax decrease


In spite of the Republicans’ sweeping tax overhaul in 2017 that will give a tax cut this year to Indiana corporations, the medical-device industry will see the resumption of a big tax increase that we believe should be eliminated altogether. When the increase was written into the Affordable ...

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STAR PARKER: Republicans must lead abortion debate


This year, as every year, I will be joining the hundreds of thousands who will be arriving in Washington, D.C., for the March for Life. March for Life notes the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, Jan. 22, 1973, which legalized abortion on demand in our country. The event has taken ...

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DAVE RAMSEY: Renting to family?


Dear Dave, I have cousins who are thinking about moving back to Connecticut from Virginia. They'll be renting for a while, and I have an unoccupied rental house. Do you think renting to family is a bad idea? Katherine Dear Katherine, Renting to family can work out just fine, as long as ...