• By LEONARD WOOLSEY
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Charlottesville reminds me of what a powerful word “hate” can be in our lives.

  • By BYRON YORK
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Some Democrats and their advocates in the press have been quick to denounce the Raise Act, the new immigration reform bill proposed by Republican Sens. Tom Cotton and David Perdue and endorsed by President Trump.

  • By PETER DAVIS
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Last week our junior lifeguard and lifeguard teams competed in the United States Lifesaving Association National Lifeguard Championships in Daytona Beach. This competition is the culmination of multiple events all over the country.

  • By GEORGIE ANNE GEYER
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Many years ago, when Chile was on the verge of civil war, a Belgian Jesuit priest named Father Roger Vekemans impressed me with his unsentimental compassion and political positioning.

  • By NEIL G. BARON
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The big question for the Trump presidency so far has been how the administration will react to its first major international crisis. Well it looks like we are getting ready to find out and the initial reviews are not good.

  • By ANN COULTER
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Last week, President Trump joined Sens. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and David Perdue (R-Ga.) to announce legislation that would make seminal changes to our immigration laws for the first time in more than half a century, profoundly affecting the entire country.

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A friend was telling me about how in high school he missed an important test. He had gone out of town on a Thursday night with a friend to a concert, and on the way back their car broke down. Unable to get home, they stayed the night with a friend’s family member, eventually making their way…

  • By TOM BASSING
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With The Daily News operating out of Houston because of a wartime order for civilians to evacuate Galveston, and with telegraph service disrupted, it took the paper the better part of two weeks to report the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

  • By BYRON YORK
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As part of what he calls a “redesign” of the State Department, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has surveyed more than 35,000 employees on the most fundamental questions facing the organization.

  • By GEORGIE ANNE GEYER
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You will be forgiven for confessing that you are confused about where we are going in Afghanistan. You might also add that you still are not sure why we are there.

  • By BILL SARGENT, MARK MANSIUS & JOHN GAY
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In May of 2013, three former primary election candidates who were running for the Congressional seat being vacated by Ron Paul began writing weekly columns for The Daily News.

  • By ROBERTO TORRES
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“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door.”

  • By GENE LYONS
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What did Vladimir Putin think he was getting? Is it possible he mistook an egotistical buffoon like Donald J. Trump for an apprentice strongman? If so, he badly misunderstands America. It’s not simply Russia with better plumbing. Granted, Trump himself lacks the self-discipline for autocracy…

  • By BYRON YORK
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In early April, news reports were filled with word that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes had recused himself from the committee’s Russia investigation. Outside activist groups accused Nunes of revealing classified information, and the House Ethics Committee decided to look i…

  • By PETER DAVIS
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On a recent morning, I noticed our “C” shift workout had a bunch of guards with their heads out of the water and some were climbing on top of their rescue tubes and yelling about “jellyfish.”

  • By GEORGIE ANNE GEYER
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Have you ever heard of Ketumile Masire? Known as “Quett,” he was elected president in 1984, ‘89 and ‘94 and emerges as one of the great leaders of a continent whose potential has been long-squandered by the greedy “Big Men” of African politics.

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There’s been a lot of work done to prepare for building a coastal barrier system. Texas A&M University at Galveston has put resources in moving this project forward. The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership and Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush have also played important roles.

  • By SUSAN CRISS
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T.J. Aulds, former mainland editor, asked Neil Baron and I to write this column as a liberal response to the Three Musketeers written by Republican men. Neil and I brought Roberto Torres in to share the load.

  • By BYRON YORK
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The Republican president has a job approval rating around 40 percent. The GOP has an unfavorability rating around 56 percent. And Republicans trail Democrats by nine points in an average of “generic ballot” polls.

  • By BILL SARGENT, MARK MANSIUS & JOHN GAY
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Last week, The Daily News ran a story on environmental groups suing the Commerce Department over its decision to extend the red snapper fishing season (“Conservation groups sue feds over red snapper rule,” The Daily News, July 18). The following statement by one environmentalist flies in the…

  • By NEIL G. BARON
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Let me see if I have this right. The unanimous consensus of every U.S. intelligence agency is Russian operatives interfered with our election. It also seems pretty darn clear that the Trump campaign team, including Donald Trump Jr., at the very least tried to collude with Russian operatives …

  • By PETER DAVIS
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The line of 10- and 11-year-old kids hovered motionless for a moment, quivering in anticipation. Then the whistle blew and they launched themselves into the water. They high-stepped through the shallows, and as they got to thigh deep water began “dolphining” by pushing off the bottom with th…

  • By BYRON YORK
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The public learned on March 10, 2015, that Hillary Clinton had more than 60,000 emails on her private email system, and that she had turned over “about half” of them to the State Department and destroyed the rest, which she said were “personal” and “not in any way related” to her work as sec…

  • By CATHY GILLENTINE Columnist
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While chit-chatting at a funeral, a talented Texas City architect decided to share with me an idea for a column. New ideas from neat people get aired fairly frequently, but not usually at funerals.

  • By BILL SARGENT, MARK MANSIUS & JOHN GAY
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Even though over the course of our columns we have been disparaged by some readers, we have strived to bring relevant topics and ideas to public discussion without attacking people’s character. We are grateful to The Daily News for its willingness to print all sides, giving the public a voic…

  • By ROBERTO TORRES
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On July 1, I was in Las Vegas when Nevada became the eighth state to legalize recreational marijuana use for persons 21 and older. Eighteen other states have already or will soon legalize the medical use of marijuana. Several other states are considering decriminalizing possession of minor a…

  • By BYRON YORK
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President Trump’s performance at the G-20 summit in Germany produced a wave of commentary claiming the United States has abdicated its role as world leader.

  • By CATHY GILLENTINE Columnist
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Those of us lucky enough to be guests at the Texas City celebration of this newspaper’s 175th anniversary were gifted with a tote bag containing two of the most beautiful books you’ll ever see.

  • By BILL SARGENT, MARK MANSIUS & JOHN GAY
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In our Jan. 16 column we predicted that repealing Obamacare was not going to be an easy task (“Arduous task of replacing (un) Affordable Healthcare Act,” The Daily News, Jan. 16). Our prediction seems to be coming true. Many Republicans are becoming very concerned that they need to do someth…