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Editorial Cartoons of the Week


Remember the true meaning of Memorial Day

Too soon, the burden of remembering will be passed along to those who did not experience such things firsthand. The post-9/11 veteran generation must recognize its promise to uphold the honor and dignity of their sacrifice, while sharing our own.

Dems are the anti-immigrant party

Immigration policy is about a lot more than just border enforcement or ICE raids. It’s also about what kind of a living immigrants to the U.S. can earn.

Lindh’s due process helps US fight terrorism

If there is a single silver lining to this chapter in one of our country’s longest and most bitter stories, it’s that his release is a victory for the rule of law.


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Renewable energy to flourish in Trump Country

Tipping the scale for most county residents is the promise of more dollars in local communities, particularly for education.


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Sports patriotism forgets GIs it honors

Sports foregrounds the actors of war but circumscribes the context and consequences of their action.


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How the Democratic field is winnowing itself

By the time Mitt Romney had run the Republicans nominating gantlet in 2012, he had the lowest positive rating and highest negative rating of any recent major-party nominee. Biden’s Democratic rivals should ponder this as they sharpen their knives.

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‘Game of Thrones’ has nothing on what goes on in DC

“Game of Thrones” intrigue and corruption have nothing on Politics along the Potomac except that reputations are being slaughtered, not bodies.


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Is America preparing for the wrong war?

The old truism — that the best way to avoid a war is to be prepared to fight one — has a special and specific meaning in the scenarios envisioned by the Pentagon’s strategic review.


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Trump’s timid, disappointing immigration plan

Give both contingents some of what they want and force them to accept some of what they don’t.

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Same old song if Trump pardons SEAL

If indeed President Donald Trump pardons one or more U.S. military men accused or convicted of war crimes in Afghanistan or Iraq, it could be his most Nixonian moment yet.


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Offering a blueprint to fix military housing

While our troops are defending our families, we have a solemn responsibility to support and protect theirs.


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What anti-abortion bills are countering

Where insight fails, facts are often helpful: Biologically, life begins at conception. Full stop.


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Not running for president? You have my vote.

Running for president is a vanity project at the best of times; that is, amid less crowded fields and at less dire junctures in our national history.

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