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The Commercial Dispatch
Leonard Pitts: Bathroom bans -- part of the new American ethosto which other people surrender. She can reject the false security of walls. A
Leonard Pitts: Bathroom bans -- part of the new American ethos
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 4 hours ago
to which other people surrender. She can reject the false security of walls. And maybe even build a few bridges instead. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, Fla., 33132. Readers may contact him via e-mail at... Read more
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The Mercury News
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Transsexuals in bathrooms is only America's latest fearcan choose to be better than that. She can challenge herself, grapple the fears
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Transsexuals in bathrooms is only America's latest fear
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
can choose to be better than that. She can challenge herself, grapple the fears to which other people surrender. She can reject the false security of walls. And maybe even build a few bridges instead. Leonard Pitts Jr.,is a Miami Herald colum... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Pitts: Bernie Nation can't get behind Hillaryit, should be ashamed of themselves. One feels sorry for them. The nomination
Pitts: Bernie Nation can't get behind Hillary
Daily Chronicle / Posted yesterday
it, should be ashamed of themselves. One feels sorry for them. The nomination is the least of what they’ve lost. • Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, Fla., 33132. Readers may contact him via e-mail at... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Bernie Nation just can't get behind Hillary Clinton: Leonard Pitts Jr.By Leonard Pitts Jr. "And now, the end is near, and so I face the final curtai
Bernie Nation just can't get behind Hillary Clinton: Leonard Pitts Jr.
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Leonard Pitts Jr. "And now, the end is near, and so I face the final curtain." Those are, of course, the opening lyrics to Frank Sinatra's immortal recording of "My Way." They are also a succinct description of the state of Bernie Sanders'... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Pitts: Voting rights issue gets caught between dueling political agendasThis is an act of expedience for which, unfortunately, the only proper response
Pitts: Voting rights issue gets caught between dueling political agendas
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
This is an act of expedience for which, unfortunately, the only proper response is anatomically impossible. You cannot applaud while holding your nose. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald. His e-mail address is lpitts@miamiherald.... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Leonard Pitts: Bernie Nation can't get behind Hillary Clintonsystem or take up arms against it, should be ashamed of themselves. One feels s
Leonard Pitts: Bernie Nation can't get behind Hillary Clinton
The Oklahoman / Posted 4 days ago
system or take up arms against it, should be ashamed of themselves. One feels sorry for them. The nomination is the least of what they've lost. Readers may contact Leonard Pitts via e-mail at lpitts@miamiherald.com. TRIBUNE CONTENT AGENCY Comm... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Virginia’s governor does right thing for wrong reasonwhich, unfortunately, the only proper response is anatomically impossible. You
Virginia’s governor does right thing for wrong reason
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
which, unfortunately, the only proper response is anatomically impossible. You cannot applaud while holding your nose. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for the Miami Herald. Contct him: lpitts@miamiherald.com. Read or Share this story:... Read more
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The Mercury News
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Virginia governor does the right thing for wrong reasonand opportunism. This is no profile in courage. This is an act of expedience fo
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Virginia governor does the right thing for wrong reason
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
and opportunism. This is no profile in courage. This is an act of expedience for which, unfortunately, the only proper response is anatomically impossible. You cannot applaud while holding your nose. Leonard Pitts Jr. is a Miami Herald colu... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
In Flint water crisis, race is more a distraction than explanationmarker of identity. After all, 37% of the people in Flint are white. But that’
In Flint water crisis, race is more a distraction than explanation
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
marker of identity. After all, 37% of the people in Flint are white. But that’s done nothing to make their water clean. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald. E-mail at lpitts@miamiherald.com. Read or Share this story:... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Sometimes poverty, not race, is the underlying story: Leonard Pittsprimacy we assign this arbitrary marker of identity. After all, 37 percent of t
Sometimes poverty, not race, is the underlying story: Leonard Pitts
OregonLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
primacy we assign this arbitrary marker of identity. After all, 37 percent of the people in Flint are white. But that's done nothing to make their water clean. Readers can reach Leonard Pitts at lpitts@miamiherald.com (c) 2016 The Miam... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Pitts: Conservatives cloud history to clear consciencethe 1930s. He explained to his hosts that some “Negroes” were politically conse
Pitts: Conservatives cloud history to clear conscience
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
the 1930s. He explained to his hosts that some “Negroes” were politically conservative. They were astonished. “Why?” asked one. “What do they have to conserve?” Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald. Send email to lpitts@miamiherald.c... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Leonard Pitts: Sometimes, race is more distraction than explanationof identity. After all, 37 percent of the people in Flint are white. But that'
Leonard Pitts: Sometimes, race is more distraction than explanation
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
of identity. After all, 37 percent of the people in Flint are white. But that's done nothing to make their water clean. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, Fla., 33132. Contact him via e-mail at... Read more
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OregonLive.com
A day of reckoning for Duane Buck: Leonard Pitts Jr.By Leonard Pitts Jr. Friday is a day of reckoning for Duane Buck. That's the
A day of reckoning for Duane Buck: Leonard Pitts Jr.
OregonLive.com / Posted 12 days ago
By Leonard Pitts Jr. Friday is a day of reckoning for Duane Buck. That's the day the Supreme Court will determine whether to hear his appeal for a new sentencing hearing. Buck is on Death Row in Texas. It is important to emphasize that he is not... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
A day of reckoning for Duane Buckwhat it should. Because, yes, Friday is a day of reckoning for Duane Buck. But
A day of reckoning for Duane Buck
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
what it should. Because, yes, Friday is a day of reckoning for Duane Buck. But it’s a day of reckoning for justice, too. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald. E-mail him at lpitts@miamiherald.com. Read or Share this story:... Read more
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The Mercury News
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Day of reckoning for Duane Buckshred even the pretense of equality before the law. So let us hope the court do
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Day of reckoning for Duane Buck
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
shred even the pretense of equality before the law. So let us hope the court does what it should. Because, yes, Friday is a day of reckoning for Duane Buck. But it's a day of reckoning for justice, too. Leonard Pitts Jr. is a Miami Herald columni... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Pitts: Clinton's crime bill hollowed out the black communityengage the people his crime bill has injured, then what the ex-president needs
Pitts: Clinton's crime bill hollowed out the black community
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 17 days ago
engage the people his crime bill has injured, then what the ex-president needs to say should be obvious: “I passed a bad law. Here’s how Hillary will fix it.” Leonard Pitts is a columnist for the Miami Herald. Send email to lpitts@miamiherald... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Bill Clinton's 'almost' apology: Leonard PittsBy Leonard Pitts Jr. By the next day, Bill Clinton was feeling remorse. Almost
Bill Clinton's 'almost' apology: Leonard Pitts
OregonLive.com / Posted 21 days ago
By Leonard Pitts Jr. By the next day, Bill Clinton was feeling remorse. Almost. "Now I like and believe in protests," he explained to an audience at Penn State Behrend. "But I never thought I should drown anybody else out. So I did something... Read more
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The Mercury News
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Bill Clinton's apology doesn't cut itIf he truly desires to be forthright and to engage the people his crime bill ha
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Bill Clinton's apology doesn't cut it
The Mercury News / Posted 22 days ago
If he truly desires to be forthright and to engage the people his crime bill has injured, then what the ex-president needs to say should be obvious: "I passed a bad law. Here's how Hillary will fix it." Leonard Pitts Jr. is a Miami Herald columni... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Tuesday's Letters: The silver-spoon crowd can't grasp that unions have helped make our nation strongand are obligated to ensure their sacrifices are not forgotten. REPLY: MISSISS
Tuesday's Letters: The silver-spoon crowd can't grasp that unions have helped make our nation strong
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 24 days ago
and are obligated to ensure their sacrifices are not forgotten. REPLY: MISSISSIPPI Agreement with Pitts Columnist Leonard Pitts’ diatribe on Mississippi displayed the left’s intolerance of any lifestyle unless it conforms to the left’s... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
The Buzz, April 11discriminated, poor, uneducated, dead end slums breed terrorists...here we call
The Buzz, April 11
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 24 days ago
discriminated, poor, uneducated, dead end slums breed terrorists...here we call them gangs

Thanks SN for Leonard Pitts, he is spot on, always, my favorite columnist.

Leonard Pitts has NO CLUE how conservatives think! So... Read more

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Athens Banner-Herald
Pitts: Drones bringing realities of war uncomfortably closethere about to die and we have time to debate the morality of it. But that’s al
Pitts: Drones bringing realities of war uncomfortably close
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 24 days ago
there about to die and we have time to debate the morality of it. But that’s all that’s new. Because she has always been standing there. And she always will be. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for the Miami Herald. Send email to lpitts@miamiherald.c... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Leonard Pitts: Doesn't Mississippi have bigger concerns?man. Her life will be hemmed by the fact of living it in a state that fights th
Leonard Pitts: Doesn't Mississippi have bigger concerns?
Savannah Morning News / Posted 24 days ago
man. Her life will be hemmed by the fact of living it in a state that fights the future, that teaches her to deflect and distract, not resolve and engage. The gay man can buy doughnuts anywhere. Leonard Pitts Jr. is a columnist for the Miami Hera... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Though sometimes necessary, war is never good: Leonard Pitts Jr.By Leonard Pitts Jr. It was 15 minutes after midnight when the bombs began to
Though sometimes necessary, war is never good: Leonard Pitts Jr.
OregonLive.com / Posted 24 days ago
By Leonard Pitts Jr. It was 15 minutes after midnight when the bombs began to fall. The people on the ground never had a chance. Before it was over, 334 Superfortress B-29s had dropped 2,000 tons of incendiaries on the wooden frame houses below.... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Leonard Pitts: Doesn't Mississippi have more pressing concerns?the future, that teaches her to deflect and distract, not resolve and engage.
Leonard Pitts: Doesn't Mississippi have more pressing concerns?
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
the future, that teaches her to deflect and distract, not resolve and engage. The gay man can buy doughnuts anywhere. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, Fla., 33132. Readers may contact him via e-mail at... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Liberal ideas, actions destroying Americahave any idea what 'conservative' means." Conservative means recognizing that l
Liberal ideas, actions destroying America
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 27 days ago
have any idea what 'conservative' means." Conservative means recognizing that liberal ideas and actions are destroying America. Conservatism is having a sincere desire to save America from Obama, Clinton, Sanders and socialists like Leonard... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Leonard Pitts: Killer drones or atom bombs? It's the same moral questionforced to see the child standing there about to die and we have time to debate
Leonard Pitts: Killer drones or atom bombs? It's the same moral question
Savannah Morning News / Posted 27 days ago
forced to see the child standing there about to die and we have time to debate the morality of it. But that’s all that’s new. Because she has always been standing there. And she always will be. Leonard Pitts Jr.is a columnist for The Miami He... Read more
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The Morning Call
Grammar Police say it's not a podium, it's a lecternone less concept to be taught in Common Core (or do they even teach grammar in
Grammar Police say it's not a podium, it's a lectern
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
one less concept to be taught in Common Core (or do they even teach grammar in Common Core?)! "In Sunday's paper, Leonard Pitts was reminiscing about elementary school and how his [now] wife would remember things. 'She'll say different, if... Read more
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The Mercury News
Leonard Pitts Jr.: War, while sometimes necessary, is never goodwe are forced to see the child standing there about to die and we have time to
Leonard Pitts Jr.: War, while sometimes necessary, is never good
The Mercury News / Posted 29 days ago
we are forced to see the child standing there about to die and we have time to debate the morality of it. But that's all that's new. Because she has always been standing there. And she always will be. Leonard Pitts Jr. is a Miami Herald colum... Read more
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The Columbian
We can live up to the American idealThanks for publishing the March 28 column “American Muslims, U.S. ideal deserve
We can live up to the American ideal
The Columbian / Posted 29 days ago
Thanks for publishing the March 28 column “American Muslims, U.S. ideal deserves your faith” by Leonard Pitts Jr. I understand the anger, and am sorry for the unconscionable things that have happened in our country. But because we as a society, and... Read more
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OregonLive.com
The labels conservative and liberal are drained of meaning: Leonard Pitts Jr.By Leonard Pitts Jr. About 20 years ago, when the syndicate that represents th
The labels conservative and liberal are drained of meaning: Leonard Pitts Jr.
OregonLive.com / Posted 29 days ago
By Leonard Pitts Jr. About 20 years ago, when the syndicate that represents this column was preparing to pitch it to newspaper editors, I was called in for a meeting with the sales staff and somebody asked me this question: "Are you liberal or are... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Why shouldn't a Muslim love our county?Why shouldn’t a Muslim love our great country? Editor: A recent column by Leon
Why shouldn't a Muslim love our county?
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 30 days ago
Why shouldn’t a Muslim love our great country? Editor: A recent column by Leonard Pitts was titled “Why should a Muslim love America?” Mr. Pitts, in his usual style, berates the U.S. and those who fear radical Islam. He ridicules those who call for... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Leonard Pitts Jr.: GOP eerily silent on guns at Republican National Conventionarguments, sometimes it's better not to fight them. Sometimes, it's more damni
Leonard Pitts Jr.: GOP eerily silent on guns at Republican National Convention
Inside Bay Area / Posted 30 days ago
arguments, sometimes it's better not to fight them. Sometimes, it's more damning if you just take them at their word. Leonard Pitts Jr., winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, is a columnist for the Miami Herald. Contact him at... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Pitts: Republicans should insist on having guns at conventionreminding us that when people make foolish arguments, sometimes it’s better not
Pitts: Republicans should insist on having guns at convention
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted a month ago
reminding us that when people make foolish arguments, sometimes it’s better not to fight them. Sometimes, it’s more damning if you just take them at their word. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald. Send email to lpitts@miamiherald.c... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Leonard Pitts: 'Are you liberal or are you conservative?'But it occurs to me that if they asked that now, I’d have to request clarificat
Leonard Pitts: 'Are you liberal or are you conservative?'
Savannah Morning News / Posted a month ago
But it occurs to me that if they asked that now, I’d have to request clarification. My worldview hasn’t changed. But I no longer have any idea what “conservative” means. Leonard Pitts Jr. is a columnist for The Miami Herald. lpitts@miamiheral... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Pitts: Today, conservatism is more mood than ideologyI’d have to request clarification. My worldview hasn’t changed. But I no longe
Pitts: Today, conservatism is more mood than ideology
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 1 months ago
I’d have to request clarification. My worldview hasn’t changed. But I no longer have any idea what “conservative” means. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald. Contact him at lpitts@miamiherald.com. Read or Share this story:... Read more
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OregonLive.com
GOP eerily silent on guns: Leonard PittsBy Leonard Pitts, Jr. So do you think guns should be allowed at the Republican
GOP eerily silent on guns: Leonard Pitts
OregonLive.com / Posted 1 months ago
By Leonard Pitts, Jr. So do you think guns should be allowed at the Republican National Convention? Granted, the question is moot. On Monday, the Secret Service announced that only its agents and Cleveland police will be allowed to bring firearms... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Leonard Pitts: Locked and loaded at the GOP national conventionin a single brilliant stroke and reminding us that when people make foolish arg
Leonard Pitts: Locked and loaded at the GOP national convention
Savannah Morning News / Posted 1 months ago
in a single brilliant stroke and reminding us that when people make foolish arguments, sometimes it’s better not to fight them. Sometimes, it’s more damning if you just take them at their word. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami... Read more
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