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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

What others say: Little by little, reduced services highlight state's serious budget problem

An unsettling notice arrived from the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities just before 7 p.m. Thursday. It warned of difficult driving conditions on a 38-mile stretch of the Parks Highway in the area of Broad Pass and southward.

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

What others say: UK debates role in fighting ISIS

The extent to which politics has changed in the wake of the Paris attacks can be seen in the confidence with which the prime minister is now talking about a "comprehensive strategy" to win MPs' support for air strikes against IS in Syria.

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