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Inhumanity Is Ruling Our Border



WASHINGTON — Put yourself in the room with immigration officials and try to imagine exactly which argument would convince you that separating children… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

President’s New World Order



Even critics of President Donald Trump, like me, breathed sighs of cautious relief after he managed to meet with leaders of the G-7 and North Korea wi… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Monica Lewinsky Now Says Her Eyes Have Been Opened



Now that President Trump has brought us peace in our time, can we all get back to stoning Bill Clinton? Because no Christian doctrine is so universall… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Overcoming Politics in America



I spent the better part of last week at a conference at Georgetown University dedicated to overcoming polarization. We didn’t achieve that goal. But w… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

It’s Time For Pruitt To Leave



It’s time to test the proposition whether it’s possible to roll back the Obama regulatory agenda without using government employees as glorified perso… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Debates About Immigration Are Older Than the U.S. Itself



Finally, after agonizing procedural wrangling that is only a preface to even more agonizing floor debate, the House in the next several days will take… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Trump’s War Against Leakers Shows Why We Need a ‘Shield Law’



Imagine for a moment that you have received a very official looking letter. It turns out to be a notice from the U.S. Justice Department to let you kn… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

They Are Trapped By Power



It’s not an iron law that power corrupts. But it’s often a good way to bet.The interesting question is: Why does power corrupt so many people? The way… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

He Tried Something Different



Reaction to President Trump’s summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has broken down along the usual Trump-anti-Trump divisions. The truth is, … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

The Art of the Deal: Nukes for Condos in North Korea?



WASHINGTON — Well, it happened: The president and the dictator met, shook hands, looked each other in the eye, smiled for the cameras — and lied throu… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.


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