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What others say: Refugees deserve a place in the United States

In the nine days since Paris was hit by Islamic terrorists who killed more than 130 people and wounded hundreds more, a growing number of U.S. governors have vowed to turn away any refugees seeking shelter at their borders.

Op-ed: Thanksgiving emptiness

Thanksgiving is great and all that. It's an excuse to gorge ourselves and, nowadays, a motivation to move our satiated bodies and engage in some holiday shopping excess.

by Bob Franken

Counting our blessings in Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving: it's a time to say thanks for our families, our friends, the abundance of food that crowds our tables and the other blessings we enjoy.
We slow down and enjoy each other's company.

Op-ed: The Jacksonian appeal of Trump

After the Paris attack, conventional wisdom held that Republican voters would finally turn away from political outsiders and reward candidates representing sobriety and experience.

by Rich Lowry

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