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Author Archives: Charles Krauthammer / Syndicated Columnist

Campaign finance solution ruined

WASHINGTON – The debate over campaign contributions is never-ending for a simple reason: Both sides of the argument have merit.

The totalitarian impulse is spreading

WASHINGTON – Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was delivered to The Washington Post demanding a ban on any article questioning global warming.

Kerry’s Mideast peace effort futile

WASHINGTON – When has a secretary of state been involved in so many disastrous, self-initiated negotiations?

Obama’s on offramp to fantasyland

WASHINGTON – Early in the Ukraine crisis, when the Europeans were working on bringing Ukraine into the EU system and Vladimir Putin was countering with threats and bribes, one British analyst lamented that “we went to a knife fight with a baguette.”

Will Crimea invasion wake Obama?

WASHINGTON – The president of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council challenges critics of President Obama’s Ukraine policy by saying “What are you going to do, send the 101st Airborne into Crimea?”

Putin’s gambit with Ukraine’s future

WASHINGTON – Henry Kissinger once pointed out that since Peter the Great, Russia had been expanding at the rate of one Belgium per year.

Now you can decide if you’ll work

WASHINGTON – In the ongoing saga of the Affordable Care Act, oddly referred to by Democrats as the law of the land even as it is amended at will by presidential fiat, we are beginning to understand the extent of its war on jobs.