Kathleen Parker / Politics

Dubiously Ethical Endeavors

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The laboratories of democracy are blowing up.

A rash of relatively convoluted, thoroughly unsexy political scandals involving governors is moving through the country....

New Barbie Cynical and Exploitive

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WASHINGTON -- Lego's groundbreaking female-scientists set sold out almost immediately after it was released this month. But never fear, fans of feminist toys: A new Barbie ...

Grade Deflation vs. Grade Inflation

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WASHINGTON -- Grade deflation is dead. Long live grade inflation!

Starting around the mid-20th century, a pandemic of meaninglessly high grades swept the nation. Steadily, the ...

Today 'Welfare' Isn't What it Once Was

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"Some of my friends are destitute. Some of them are beggars / But, for me, there's a subsidy if I spend my whole life preggers."

WASHINGTON -- That was one of the more ...

Discovering the Truth About Campus Rape

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One in five? Yeah, right. Sounds way too high.

That's a common reaction to the oft-cited statistic about the share of women who experience an attempted or completed sexual ...