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CHRISTINE FLOWERS

Christine Flowers, of the Philadelphia Daily News, is an op-ed columnist for McClatchy-Tribune.

Articles by CHRISTINE FLOWERS

Commentary: Woman who goaded boyfriend into suicide must pay Commentary: Woman who goaded boyfriend into suicide must pay
3 days ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
If you know me, you know someone very close to me committed suicide. If you don’t know me, all you have to do is Google “Christine Flowers” near “suicide” and you’ll have a concise history of my writings on the topic. [Read More]
Commentary: Attack on Scalise should be considered hate crime Commentary: Attack on Scalise should be considered hate crime
1 week ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I just got finished writing a column about how the internet is vile and vicious and people have become poisonous vipers in the privacy of their basements. It was in direct reaction to the blowback I received this week to my Bill Cosby essay, which, as my editor noted, “broke the internet.” [Read More]
Commentary: Griffin unites right and left Commentary: Griffin unites right and left
3 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
Kathy Griffin is a great gal. Before you slam down whatever newspaper you are reading onto your table or desk (or punch in the monitor of your computer if you’re reading this online), bear with me. It’s not exactly what you think. [Read More]
Commentary: Islamic terrorism targets the most innocent victims Commentary: Islamic terrorism targets the most innocent victims
4 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I cannot imagine what the family members felt on 9/11, even though my own brother was in Manhattan when the Twin Towers came down. He emailed to tell us he was safe. [Read More]
Commentary: Naming Gingrich envoy to Vatican a slap to Catholics Commentary: Naming Gingrich envoy to Vatican a slap to Catholics
5 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
So let me put my cards on the table at the beginning: I definitely believe in judging. Pope Francis would be very disappointed in me, since he has made a habit of saying “Who Am I To Judge?” usually on airplanes and usually talking about gays, lesbians and Republicans. [Read More]
Commentary: Let's examine some recent fake news Commentary: Let's examine some recent fake news
6 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
On Tuesday, I was honored to be included on a panel discussion titled “The Search for Truth in an Age of Fake News.” [Read More]
Commentary: Health care plan turns cold shoulder on the sick Commentary: Health care plan turns cold shoulder on the sick
7 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
Thirty-five years ago this week, my father passed away at the age of 43. Fifty years ago this week, my baby brother was born. He never saw his 43rd birthday, dying unexpectedly at 30. [Read More]
Commentary: Free speech an endangered species on U.S. campuses Commentary: Free speech an endangered species on U.S. campuses
9 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I’ve been asked to speak at various locations for various occasions in the past. I spoke at Philadelphia’s Independence Hall in 2009 when the tea party had a rally. I’ve been a panelist for the Philadelphia Bar Association discussing the media and O.J. Simpson. [Read More]
Commentary: Woman in hijab praises Christianity Commentary: Woman in hijab praises Christianity
12 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I was sitting at the immigration office this week with a client, fuming because the officer was taking what seemed like hours to fill out one form, stamp it and send us on our way. [Read More]
Commentary: Travel ban equals Muslim ban Commentary: Travel ban equals Muslim ban
14 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
Religion is very important to me. I’m not unusual. According to a recent Pew report, three-quarters of Americans said that religion was at least “somewhat important” in their lives, and well over half said that it was “very important.” Only 11 percent said that it was “not important.” [Read More]
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