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OPINION: PAUL GREENBERG: Chicago inside out

posted: 03/18/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

Joseph Epstein has got to be the best essayist in the American language today. His account of his native Chicago in the Feb. 23 issue of the Weekly Standard ought to be required reading for anyone interested in the rise and decline of great American cities.

OPINION: PAUL GREENBERG: Proceed with caution

posted: 03/14/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Peace, it's wonderful--or would be if the news over the weekend proves a harbinger of better relations between the two Koreas and a sign of peace and good will among all men.


posted: 03/11/2018 1:53 a.m. Comments 7

Back in 2011, Cossatot Community College, a branch of the University of Arkansas system, set out to reach its top priority: not to improve the education of its students, but to fill student slots with the currently politically correct quota of students who identify as Hispanic.

OPINION: PAUL GREENBERG: Who killed Agatha Christie?

posted: 03/07/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

When it came to bad reviews by good critics of her many crime novels, Agatha Christie may have led all other writers. For she was both a prolific author and her own most memorable character--no matter which fictional identity she was assuming at the mysterious moment.

OPINION- Column One: PAUL GREENBERG: His name: Henry Johnson

posted: 03/04/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

From time to time a news story about a disabled veteran or some other double amputee will appear in Arkansas' Newspaper, who's accomplishing physical feats that able-bodied types would have a hard time pulling off. That's when the spittin' image of Henry Johnson comes swiftly out of the past, complete with pearly white teeth set in his dark face and his look of mild amusement when I would forget he had no legs. That's how strong and sturdy the rest of his husky self was.

OPINION: PAUL GREENBERG: Threat or promise?

posted: 02/28/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

Pity Donald J. Trump, who as president of the United States is both the most powerful leader in the country, not to say the free world, and yet one who, being freely elected, tends to swing and sway with the slightest change in fickle American opinion.

OPINION - Column One: This is where I came in

posted: 02/25/2018 1:55 a.m. Comments 3

A version of this column originally appeared in 1999.


posted: 02/21/2018 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

All the pieces were in place for Congress to pass a bill that would put the vexing issues of immigration behind the country at last. No, not everybody got what he wanted, but here was a solution all could live with, even thrive on.

Column One: PAUL GREENBERG: Dream on

posted: 02/18/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 4

First came the bipartisan promise made by the leaders of the Republican majority and the Democratic minority in the U.S. Senate: There would be a debate on immigration in the upper chamber. And they're backing up their words with action. The debate has begun.


posted: 02/14/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders.






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