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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 20 hours ago
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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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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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 7 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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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 11 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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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 14 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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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 20 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 21 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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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
28d
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 28 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 28 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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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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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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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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