Let's hope all the NFL ingrates pause to give thanks

Let's hope all the NFL ingrates pause to give thanks

Given the issues from anthem to antics to pay, they're lucky to still have us as avid fans.

Here's a recipe for civil chats during your turkey dinner

15 minutes ago
Here's a recipe for civil chats during your turkey dinner
It starts with humility and a willingness to listen, not a war of words you have to win.

The disappearing blessing of speaking face to face

16 minutes ago
The disappearing blessing of speaking face to face
When the machines are in control, we do and say things we would never say in person.
Marc A. Thiessen
2:54pm

Trump may be a turkey, but I'm thankful Hillary isn't president

He has deep flaws, but checks and balances are working, his judges are first class -- and she's peddling books.
Trista Harris and Jon Pratt
November 21

No thanks to sleight of hand in the tax bill, all nonprofits could engage in politics

A GOP plan to do away with the 1950s-era Johnson Amendment is just plain wrong.
DAVID LEONHARDT
November 21

Be careful driving over the river and through the woods

Until driverless cars arrive, the U.S. must clamp down on crashes.
Mary Schiesel Middlecamp
November 21

To explain harassment, look no further than a culture permeated with porn

How did we get here? Studies show viewers become desensitized, causing women to be seen as objects.
Commentary
November 21

U.S. must act on humanitarian crisis in Yemen

The Trump administration must compel Saudi Arabia to lift its genocidal siege
John Kass
November 20

Even the Democratic-Media Complex can't save Franken

He's messing up the progressive plan to politicize sexual misconduct.
Jean Boler
November 20

When it comes to sexual harassment, the doors to the courthouse are shut

The bar has been set exceedingly high for workplace complaints.
Allison Yarrow
November 20

The Al Franken decades at 'SNL': sexist jokes, frat-boy bluster

While the show has made diversity strides, women were routinely reduced to objects — for laughs. Who finds that funny?
Editorial
November 20

Keep the ban on importing African elephant parts

Well-managed trophy hunting could help, but not right now.
Michael Nesset
November 18

Why North? We have our reasons.

Why do we live in a place like this, really? Because amid the barren, there's beauty; amid the dormancy, the dream of life.
Editorial
November 18

Events in Zimbabwe raise faint hopes

Mugabe really took his country down.
Robert E. Rubin
November 17

Pay heed to these irresponsible tax cuts' lasting costs

The plan moving along on Capitol Hill will not increase long-term growth; instead, it will have a negative effect.
GEORGE F. WILL
November 17

Keep an eye on Illinois, a blue-state basket case

An important brawl for governor next year will pit an incumbent Republican against a wealthy Democrat, entrenched legislators and powerful public employee unions.
Editorial
November 17

Employment law needs an update

Uber's status in gig economy means lawmakers have work to do.
D.J. Tice
November 17

Free speech? While voting? In Minnesota? Supreme Court to weigh in.

Case is another possible speech precedent from this state.
LORI STURDEVANT
November 17

Minnesotans, don't forget about the tax bill

Franken news is just one of the big things going on.
THE ECONOMIST
November 17

Wages and the economy: Can Trump take credit for making it go?

Lucky timing, it would seem, but that confluence of events has ended U.S. economic stagnancy, as he promised.
Scott Fischbach
November 17

Left to suffer: Treat elder abuse as a human rights violation, not just task force fodder

If this were a backlog of 25,000 reports about schoolchildren, the governor would be calling out the National Guard.
Will Phillips and Amanda Vickstrom
November 17

Left to suffer: Ways to address the travesty of elder abuse

We're advocating for systemic changes to protect our vulnerable adults.
Editorial
November 17

Franken case will set the standard

Sexual misconduct by members of both parties should be investigated.
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