Kathleen Parker / Politics

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 ...

Marriage on the Roundabout

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

WASHINGTON -- When I wrote recently about how most millennials wanted to marry but found marriage out of economic reach, lots of skeptical readers wrote to protest that ...

For-Profit Schools Not Necessarily the Solution

Kathleen remains on hiatus with Catherine filling in for her.

For-profit colleges can't get no respect, at least not from employers. Which suggests that maybe they should be getting less generous taxpayer subsidies, too.

For-profit ...

Cry, You're on Hidden Camera

WASHINGTON -- Without prior knowledge or intent, I recently was inducted into a club I had no interest in joining, especially in light of the $200 initiation fee.

In fact, I had no idea I had joined until the bill arrived notifying me that a ...

Politicians Don't Think of The Children

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WASHINGTON -- Think of the children. These days, politicians -- and their constituents -- generally don't.

For all their baby-kissing, politicians know that it's the elderly ...