Hiatt: Never-Compromise wins again

By Fred Hiatt Editorial page editor March 22 at 7:48 PM Last week the Ghost of Gridlock Present crossed paths in Washington with the Ghost of Gridlock Future. It makes for a spine-chilling tale. Gridlock Present was haunting the Senate, where legislators dissolved into partisan...
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Post Partisan: Lee Kuan Yew, the fearful visionary

By David Ignatius March 22 at 8:19 PM Singapore’s former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew attends the Standard Chartered Forum in Singapore on March 20, 2013. (AFP/Getty Images) BRUSSELS–Lee Kuan Yew, the man who created the modern miracle of Singapore, was one of the visionary...
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Editorial: The Obama administration strikes the right balance on fracking regulations

“Flaring,” the burning off of natural gas at an oil well, can be seen throughout Fort Berthold Indian Reservation day and night near New Town, N.D., on August 13, 2014. (Linda Davidson/The Washington Post) By Editorial Board March 22 at 7:09 PM AFTER MORE than four...

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The importance of the U.S.-Afghanistan alliance

Afghan children pose for a photograph on the outskirts of Kandahar, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, March 14, 2015. (Allauddin Khan/AP) By Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah March 20 at 9:17 PM Ashraf Ghani is president of Afghanistan, and Abdullah Abdullah is its chief...

You won’t see this bird on the menu

March 20 at 7:12 PM Regarding James A. McKenney’s March 9 letter, “Not so hungry for game”: It is illegal in this country to sell wild game that has been harvested in the course of recreational hunting . Hence, any discussion about supply limitations that U.S. hunting...
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Editorial: Democrats are the new party of no

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 17, 2015, following a policy luncheon. From left are, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill. Schumer, and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev....

Editorial: Washington’s NFL team should take cues from a New York school district

By Editorial Board March 20 at 7:33 PM MEMBERS OF the board of education for the Lancaster school district in Upstate New York felt an obligation to “set an example” for students and the community. So despite a great deal of pressure — including threats they would be driven from...
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Editorial: One sip over the line

Fairfax County police conduct a drunk driving checkpoint in 2006. Fairfax conducts at least one such checkpoint every weekend. (=Fairfax County Police Department) By Editorial Board March 20 at 7:30 PM FOR YEARS, Maryland law has coddled drunk drivers, a perversion of the public...
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Two books look at how modern technology ruins privacy

By Emily Parker March 20 at 4:34 PM Emily Parker, senior fellow at New America, is the author of “Now I Know Who My Comrades Are: Voices From the Internet Underground.” DATA AND GOLIATH The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World By Bruce Schneier Norton. 383...