Columns delivers the lastest news, sports and opinion in New Hampshire. News/Sports/Business/Entertainment/Opinion Copyright 2017 Union Leader Corp. en-us Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:30:00 EST (Carl Perreault) Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:30:00 EST (Carl Perreault) Carlicus ( New Hampshire Union Leader - Headlines New Hampshire news, sports and opinion 144 54 George Will: History of Vietnam can itself make history EARLY IN HIS U.S. Marine Corps career, which he concluded as a four-star general, Walt Boomer was decorated for valor in Vietnam. He distilled into three words the lesson of that debacle: 'Tell the truth.' Max Hastings, an eminent British journalist and historian, has done that in a book that is a painful but perhaps inoculating... Wed, 17 Oct 2018 23:27:00 EST Jennifer Horn: Seeking comfort, in a place you can't see yet I AM WAY PAST deadline, trying to formulate an articulate, compelling column about something ' anything ' to do with New Hampshire politics. But I am not in New Hampshire. I am in New York, helping my Dad care for my Mom, and it is nearly impossible to focus on politics. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 23:27:00 EST Pat Buchanan: Should U.S.-Saudi alliance be saved? OVER THE WEEKEND, Donald Trump warned of 'severe punishment' if an investigation concludes that a Saudi hit team murdered Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Tue, 16 Oct 2018 22:51:00 EST Garrison Keillor: It is a good and pleasant thing not to rant IT'S THE DETAILS of a story that give it life, not the high moral outlook of the thing, but many people find details confusing: it's righteousness they crave, righteousness as a rationale for anger, and so you have the current surge in harangues and fulminations and the rarity of true storytelling. It's just human nature. But it's sad to see. Tue, 16 Oct 2018 22:49:00 EST Another View -- Jeanne Hruska: Take some time to learn views of county attorney candidates POP QUIZ: Who is the most powerful person in the criminal justice system? Tue, 16 Oct 2018 22:49:00 EST True stories from the files of the Armed Citizen: Armed mother protects children from boyfriend If you need another example of a mother's love, look no further than Nashville, Tenn., where a woman shot her boyfriend after he assaulted her youngsters. The mom told police she fired because her children were in danger. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 22:06:00 EST Another View -- Bob Clegg: Bipartisan means Negron, not Kuster WITH ALL DUE respect to Kathy Sullivan's obligatory right-before-an-election 'Ann Kuster is a bipartisan' op-ed, the entire premise is half-baked and the proof is in the 'cookies.' Mon, 15 Oct 2018 22:06:00 EST David Harsanyi: Yes, Democrats, it's a mob FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL Eric Holder believes that Michelle Obama was wrong when she famously advised, 'When they go low, we go high.' Rather, he told Democrats at a gathering in Georgia, 'when they go low, we kick them.' Mon, 15 Oct 2018 22:06:00 EST Travis York: Why we chose to build our success in NH I know this place well. It's in my blood, really. My family has a long history of running their own independent companies in Manchester. In fact, our agency corporate headquarters is located in the same building that long ago housed my grandfather and his family partners' athletic shoe factory ' and later, my parents' original sporting goods... Sun, 14 Oct 2018 18:41:00 EST Jonah Goldberg: Haley is stepping down at just the right time U.N. AMBASSADOR Nikki Haley surprised virtually everybody last week when she announced she'd be resigning from her post at the end of the year. Sun, 14 Oct 2018 18:41:00 EST Pat Buchanan: With friends like these Was Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, and then his body cut up with a bone saw and flown to Riyadh in Gulfstream jets? Fri, 12 Oct 2018 20:55:00 EST Buzz Scherr's Amicus Briefs: The virtue of constitutional vagueness Few have contested the goal of protecting our personal and private information from governmental interference. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 20:55:00 EST George F. Will: How to heal our epidemic of loneliness? Sen. Ben Sasse's new book argues that Americans are richer, more informed and connected than ever - and unhappier, more isolated and less fulfilled. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 19:04:00 EST