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Kathleen Parker

Kathleen Parker started her column in 1987 when she was a staff writer for The Orlando Sentinel. Her column was nationally syndicated in 1995 and …Read More

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  • Parker: More than ever, mind your mouth

    WASHINGTON — Say what you will, but you’d best check for recording devices. Alternatively, you might check your thoughts. The past few days have provided a cornucopia of reprehensible statements, reactions to which tell us as much about our country as the comments do about …Read More

  • Kathleen Parker: New questions arise over Grandma Hillary

    WASHINGTON — The word is out that Chelsea Clinton is with child, making the current favorite for the Democratic presidential nomination a soon-to-be grandmother. The headlines were inevitable (“Grandma Hillary”) followed by the crucial question — Will being a grandmother help or hurt Hillary Clinton’s …Read More

  • OMG! Man up, end annoying statements

    ’Tis the season when columnists write mea culpas, make predictions and list their resolutions. Since my culpas are too vast for this tiny space, my predictions best in retrospect and my resolutions inevitably ignored, I thought I’d list a few resolutions for the rest of …

    Health care 2-way street for Romney

    Sitting under the lush palms and blue skies of the richest Americans’ favorite resort — Palm Beach, Fla., — during the offseason when the rich wouldn’t be caught dead here, I hastily add — I naturally couldn’t wait to watch Mitt Romney’s PowerPoint presentation on …

    Misused words distort issues

    Words matter. Just ask Google, which now has arranged for anyone to search millions of books online and track how many times a particular word has been used through the ages, thus suggesting how much we think about (and, by inference, value) certain things. Or …