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An organized opposition campaign

January 29 at 5:09 PM Eric Wang’s Jan. 25 Local Opinions commentary, “The cost of a political opinion,” characterized William V. Jones III, the founder of the group “Two. Is. Enough. D.C.,” as a concerned citizen who merely made an anti-marijuana Web site and participated...

Drones’ dangers

January 29 at 5:08 PM Regarding the Jan. 27 front-page article “Drone exposes gap in security”: Drones have violated White House airspace at least four times in six months. This sums up the dangers of recreational drones. One of the most secure areas in the world can be easily...
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Joshua Meservey: Ni­ger­ian refugees fleeing Boko Haram are a crisis in the making

Men on camels cross the water as a woman washes clothes in Lake Chad in Ngouboua, January 19, 2015. Refugees fleeing attacks by Islamist militant group Boko Haram continued to cross the border into neighbouring Chad on Monday. (Stringer/Reuters) By Joshua Meservey January 29 at...
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Ignatius: The lesson from Yemen

Houthi fighters ride a truck to attend the funeral of a fellow fighter in Sanaa January 27, 2015. Yemen’s President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and his government quit on last Thursday in a confrontation with Houthi militiamen. (Khaled Abdullah/Reuters) By David Ignatius Opinion...
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Marcus: The debt: Mission unaccomplished

By Ruth Marcus Columnist January 27 at 7:40 PM Oh, the debt. Yawn. How passe. How 2009. Once, President Obama held a summit on fiscal responsibility (2009). Once, he gave an entire speech devoted to the subject (2011). Once, his State of the Union addresses (2010, 2011, 2013)...

A non-reversal reversal at the Hirshhorn

January 27 at 5:39 PM I was relieved after reading “Hirshhorn says it wants its docents to return” [Style, Jan. 24] that the museum has seen the folly of its decision to dismiss its docents, some of whom had worked at the Hirshhorn for 20 years or more. It takes humility and...

Obamacare and morality

January 27 at 5:39 PM In his Jan. 25 Outlook commentary, “End Obamacare, and people could die. That’s okay,” Michael R. Strain argued that the government allows people to die all the time and that ending Obamacare would not be immoral. His chief justification was that, in...

Mr. Obama’s confidence comes too late

January 27 at 5:38 PM Regarding Dana Milbank’s Jan. 25 Sunday Opinion column, “A cocky Obama is here to stay”: Our economy is good but not much different from two months ago. If President Obama’s swagger is justified, as I believe it is, where was it when it might...

No praise for U-Va.

January 27 at 5:38 PM The Jan. 24 editorial “An A for effort” implied that the University of Virginia has, out of its own goodness, taken steps to improve its students’ behavior in spite of the discrediting of the Rolling Stone story about a rape on campus. U-Va. was under...

A non-reversal reversal at the Hirshhorn

January 27 at 5:39 PM I was relieved after reading “Hirshhorn says it wants its docents to return” [Style, Jan. 24] that the museum has seen the folly of its decision to dismiss its docents, some of whom had worked at the Hirshhorn for 20 years or more. It takes humility and...