Kathleen Parker / Politics

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 ...

When You're Literally Sick of Working

Kathleen Parker is on vacation. The following is a guest column.

NEW YORK -- Something strange happened here this week: Lots of workers who've never done so before got the right to call in sick. And that's a good thing.

The Big Apple, you...

Too Rich to Complain

Kathleen is on vacation. Today's is a guest column

Is it hypocritical for a really, really rich person to object to rising inequality?

I've been thinking about this in light of the derision the Clintons are facing for charging six-figure...