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The Feb. 18 editorial “Mr. Trump to the ‘dreamers’: Drop dead” accurately characterized President Trump’s position on “dreamers.” The need for legislation on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals...

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Gardens are never static, as horticulturalist Enid A. Haupt knew so well. She also knew that a deal was a deal. That’s why her lawyers engaged in detailed correspondence with Smithsonian Instit...

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In her Feb. 16 op-ed, “We have been defeated,” Elizabeth Bruenig superbly explained that the ongoing slaughter of our nation’s young is something that our nation “doesn’t intend to do anything about...

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The Feb. 11 front-page article “In rose beds, money blooms ,” about the flower industry in Colombia, was obviously timely. While the article detailed the growth of the floriculture industry in Colomb...

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I read with amazement the Feb. 17 Metro article “Wrong turn cited in run-in with NSA,” about an incident in which National Security Agency police officers shot at a car traveling on a restricted-acc...

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Regarding the Feb. 18 editorial “Arrogance and dissembling at VA”: How nice of Veterans Affairs Secretary David J. Shulkin to offer to “pay back” some of the more than $4,000 he and his aide, Vivie...

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Nour Tamimi’s Feb. 13 Global Opinions essay, “I’m Ahed Tamimi’s cousin. Israel needs to stop imprisoning kids like her.,” was classic “Pallywood”: distortion of the truth by Palestinians to delegiti...

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Regarding the Feb. 16 editorial “Ban these weapons of war”: Blame for this country’s lax gun laws lies not solely with the politicians; it lies also with us. After each school shooting, there is a pre...

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In his Feb. 15 op-ed, “Is this it for public-sector unions?,” Charles Lane found almost every possible way to misrepresent what public-service workers and their unions are all about. Pu...

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The Feb. 17 front-page article “Russians indicted in 2016 election interference ” reported that 13 Russians were indicted on a charge of meddling in the 2016 presidential election for “promoting Russi...

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On July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin bounded across the lunar surface as Michael Collins orbited above. We now sail across our solar system. Rovers gambol on Mars, the...

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Regarding the Feb. 16 front-page article “Relief for ‘dreamers’ no nearer as bills fail”: I worry that Congress will not pass legislation to protect the “dreamers.” When President Trump originally...

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The Feb. 16 Politics & the Nation” article “Lawmakers say opioid shippers sent 12.3 million pills to one W.Va. pharmacy” served as an indictment of the pharmaceutical industry, particularly the large...

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The Feb. 14 front-page article “Russia is targeting 2018 midterms, top spies warn” informed us that Russia is continuing to target our political system. The public response has been lukewarm. This i...

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Regarding the Feb. 17 front-page article “D.C. deputy mayor steps down over favoritism”: D.C. Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson sent a message to parents apologizing for subverting the lottery sy...

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The recent announcement by the Education Department that it will no longer investigate transgender bathroom complaints is reprehensible [“Education Dept. isn’t investigating bathroom cases,” news, F...

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Regarding the Feb. 15 news article “EPA administrator has unusual waiver to fly only in first or business class”: Thanks to expense-receipt revelations from the Environmental Integrity Project, the...

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Regarding the Feb. 14 front-page article “When you get to DCA early, but your flight is at BWI”: Near 17 years of flying in and out of Washington, I have been to the wrong airport three times, possi...

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Regarding the Feb. 15 news article “Disability rights advocates say bill would gut ADA”: Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) lost both legs flying a Blackhawk helicopter over Iraqi battlefields. She pledg...

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In his pointed style, the Roman historian Tacitus wrote of Lucius Aelius Sejanus, the prefect of the Praetorian Guard under Emperor Tiberius, that “he won the heart of Tiberius so effectually by vario...

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