Kathleen Parker / Politics

The Question Unanswered

WASHINGTON -- So unpopular is President Obama these days that the (D) following Democratic candidates' names might stand for Denial.

And, so desperate are political pundits for any fresh news crumb that a molehill quickly becomes a mountain. One ...

Handouts Are Good For the Bottom Line

While Kathleen is on hiatus Catherine is filling in.

ASPEN, Colo. -- One of the challenges that advocates are discussing here at an anti-poverty conference in Aspen -- yes, I realize the irony -- is getting buy-in from the private sector. ...

Words to the Wise

WASHINGTON -- Words have a way of seeping into our vocabulary and, through overuse or distortion, soon begin to lose their meaning.

Who could have imagined that the word "beheading" would become commonplace, as though we were discussing a sport ...

Why Haven't You Gotten a Raise?

While Kathleen is on hiatus Catherine is filling in for her.

In the past few years, corporate profits have climbed ever higher. Legions of unemployed people are now finding gainful employment, with joblessness finally falling below 6 ...

The New Boss Really is the Same as the Old Boss

Kathleen remains on Hiatus and Catherine is filling in for her.

WASHINGTON -- Meet the new boss, same as the old boss. Except less regulated.

That's my feeling about so-called ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft, which seem to be ...

Whose War on Women?

WASHINGTON -- It has long been accepted by the conventionally wise that the Republican Party is waging a "war on women."

Let's be clear. The war on women is based on just one thing -- abortion rights. While it is true that access to abortion has ...