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Christine Flowers

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After hundreds of Roman Catholics were killed in an Islamist terror attack last Sunday, Hillary Clinton tweeted out the following:

By Christine Flowers April 29, 2019
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The first time I saw it, I could barely breathe. It was so beautiful against the cerulean sky. Our Lady of Paris.

By Christine Flowers April 22, 2019

When I found out that Kirstjen Nielsen was resigning as Human Services Secretary, I posted this on Facebook: “If the Cruella de Ville of the border isn’t tough enough for Trump, I’m thinking we won’t be getting another DHS secretary, for lack of qualified applicants.

By Christine Flowers April 14, 2019
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About the time that the #MeToo movement really started to get traction in 2017, I compared it to the Salem witch trials.

By Christine Flowers April 8, 2019
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The most troubling thing about the end of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation was the reaction of so many on the left when they learned that Donald Trump was not a Russian asset. They were, to put it mildly, disappointed.

By Christine Flowers April 1, 2019
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Robert Kraft is being charged with soliciting prostitutes. That’s not news, sadly, since a lot of people - including high-profile people - pay for sex.

By Christine Flowers February 25, 2019
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I tried to pay attention to what Judge Brett Kavanaugh was saying during the hearings last week. For anyone as addicted to the Supreme Court as I am, a nomination hearing is more exciting than the return of Halley’s Comet, and only slightly more common.

By Christine Flowers September 10, 2018

Last week, a producer from a Philadelphia television station called to inquire if I would like to come on in and defend the separation of parents and children at the border. I politely replied, “No, thank you.”

By Christine Flowers June 26, 2018

This is the story of two young men: one black, one white, and both of whom wear uniforms.

By Christine Flowers October 4, 2017

Before Colin Kaepernick took a knee and became a movement, he was a pretty good football player.

By Christine Flowers September 20, 2017

Normally, the most notable part of a Supreme Court decision is not the dissent.

By Christine Flowers July 7, 2017

I don’t usually live my days according to a particular theme. No planning goes into them, unless I’m celebrating a birthday or some other exceptional event.

By Christine Flowers January 16, 2017

A Muslim student at NYU says some Trump supporters pulled off her hijab and yelled epithets at her on a bus, then admits it was all a big fat lie. It’s disgusting and unacceptable.

By Christine Flowers December 19, 2016

When, chest puffed out with pride, my father told a law partner his first-born was accepted to Bryn Mawr College, this was the immediate response: “Isn’t that the place where they don’t shave their underarms and dance naked around the Maypole?”

By Christine Flowers November 22, 2016

The Republican National Convention was, despite conservative objections to the contrary, a dark affair.

By Christine Flowers August 1, 2016

A couple of weeks ago, I blamed the mother who let her child fall into the gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo, because she should have been watching the child at all times.

By Christine Flowers June 20, 2016

I woke up, like everyone else, to tragedy Sunday morning.

By Christine Flowers June 14, 2016
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When we talk about marriage today, it’s usually in connection with breakups, wedding excess, or the victory of LGBT advocates.

By Christine Flowers March 12, 2016

I used to smile knowingly, which is another way of saying “smirked,” when someone would tell me they didn’t go to funerals because it was more important to show respect while the person was still alive.

By Christine Flowers February 22, 2016