Columns UnionLeader.com delivers the lastest news, sports and opinion in New Hampshire. http://www.unionleader.com News/Sports/Business/Entertainment/Opinion Copyright 2017 Union Leader Corp. http://www.unionleader.com/section/?template=RSS en-us Sun, 22 Jul 2018 20:32:00 EST cperreault@unionleader.com (Carl Perreault) Sun, 22 Jul 2018 20:32:00 EST digital@unionleader.com (Carl Perreault) Carlicus (0.0.1.1) http://www.unionleader.com/images/unionleaderlogo3.jpg New Hampshire Union Leader - Headlines http://www.unionleader.com New Hampshire news, sports and opinion 144 54 George F. Will: Will New Jersey send a Republican to the Senate? This human nature is shabby stuff, as you may know from introspection. - Peter De Vries http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180721/OPINION02/180729931&source=RSS Sat, 21 Jul 2018 01:18:00 EST Another View, with Sens. Donna Soucy and Dan Feltes: Sununu broke his promise on HB 1264 New Hampshire Republicans have made national news pushing House Bill 1264 based on the now thoroughly debunked claim that there is massive voter fraud in New Hampshire. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180721/OPINION0204/180729932/0/OPINION02&source=RSS Sat, 21 Jul 2018 01:18:00 EST Pat Buchanan: Trump stands his ground on Putin Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors. Under the Constitution, these are the offenses for which Presidents can be impeached. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180722/OPINION02/180729930/0/OPINION02&source=RSS Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:33:00 EST Deroy Murdock: If Trump is Putin's puppet, he disobeys orders President Donald J. Trump certainly could have addressed Vladimir Putin more assertively in Helsinki Monday regarding Moscow's interference in America's elections. The stinging reactions to Trump's statements paint America's President as a veritable reincarnation of Julius Rosenberg. But Trump's actions refute this unfair attack. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180720/OPINION02/180729967/0/OPINION02&source=RSS Thu, 19 Jul 2018 19:48:00 EST Mona Charen: Putin speaks code. Does Trump understand? Back when word first leaked that Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort, and Donald Trump Jr. had met with a Russian lawyer and others offering dirt on Hillary Clinton, President Trump seemed to think he was supplying an exculpatory cover story. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180720/OPINION02/180729969/0/OPINION02&source=RSS Thu, 19 Jul 2018 19:48:00 EST Another View -- Paul Nagy: Putting the U.S. back in front of the global AC industry Recently, Americans celebrated Independence Day with parades, fireworks, cookouts, and picnics - spending the day outside. And here in New Hampshire, July Fourth was a real scorcher! It made us appreciate the air conditioning in our homes, cars, and places of business all the more. http://www.unionleader.com/Another-View-Paul-Nagy-Putting-the-US-back-in-front-of-the-global-AC-industry-07202018&source=RSS Thu, 19 Jul 2018 19:48:00 EST Another View -- Wayne MacDonald: Kelly and Marchand agree on higher taxes In New Hampshire, we pride ourselves on getting the job done without raising taxes. We do not have an income tax and we do not have a sales tax. Over the past 19 months, under Republican leadership in Concord, we even cut taxes. http://www.unionleader.com/Another-View-Wayne-MacDonald-Kelly-and-Marchand-agree-on-higher-taxes-07202018&source=RSS Thu, 19 Jul 2018 19:48:00 EST Pat Buchanan: Trump calls off Cold War II Beginning his joint news conference with Vladimir Putin, President Trump declared that U.S. relations with Russia have 'never been worse.' http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180719/OPINION02/180719352/0/OPINION02&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:01:00 EST George Will: This sad, embarrassing wreck of a man America's child President had a playdate with a KGB alumnus, who surely enjoyed providing daycare. It was a useful, illuminating, event: Now we shall see how many Republicans retain a capacity for embarrassment. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180719/OPINION02/180719355/0/OPINION02&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:01:00 EST John Stossel: Banning straws pointlessly punishes consumers Want to sip a refreshing beverage this summer? If environmental zealots and sycophants get their way, you won't be allowed to sip it through a plastic straw. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180719/OPINION02/180719375/0/OPINION02&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:00:00 EST Garrison Keillor: Feeling odd about feeling this good I am having a beautiful summer and I don't know why ' after all, I am a liberal Democrat obliged to be concerned about the oppressed, the underpaid, the critical shortage of honeybees, greenhouse gases, plastic waste on the ocean floor, meanwhile right-wingers in giant pickups with Confederate decals on the bumper and rifles in a gun rack in... http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/OPINION02/180719438/0/OPINION02&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:06:00 EST Jonah Goldberg: The real reason Trump won't stand up to Putin Last week, I wrote that the best way to think about a Trump Doctrine is as nothing more than Trumpism on the international stage. By Trumpism, I do not mean a coherent ideological program, but a psychological phenomenon or simply the manifestation of his character. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/OPINION02/180719442/0/OPINION02&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:06:00 EST True stories from the files of the Armed Citizen: Armed guardsman saves family Thanks to a National Guardsman, two women were saved from a domestic violence altercation. A woman was driving her daughter to the airport when her estranged husband intentionally crashed his car into her vehicle. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/OPINION02/180719443/0/OPINION02&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:06:00 EST