Clarence Page

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Clarence Page

A Chicago Tribune columnist and editorial board member, Page personalizes the issues. He writes with clarity and compassion about topics that strike at America's core, be it politics, affirmative action, educational opportunities, or race and multiculturalism.

Clarence Page Samples

Why some parents love the whip too much

Retired NBA star Charles Barkley has exposed a hazardous culture clash in the Texas indictment of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for child abuse.

Dove Obama makes a reluctant hawk

As he offered to the nation his prescription for the most recent Middle East crisis, President Barack Obama reminded me of Michael Corleone in "The Godfather: Part III."

When sportsmen behave badly -- again

Again the sports world is rattled by men behaving badly, but this time with a twist: NFL player Ray Rice tried to stay when he should have gone, while NBA team owner Bruce Levenson left despite good reasons for him to stick around.

'Virginia Way' sounds a lot like 'Chicago Way'

When their far-fetched marriage-gone-bad defense failed to save former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, from guilty verdicts in their corruption trial, I could not help but wonder: Why didn't they take a plea deal when they ha...

How today's politics tear us apart

Americans need to get out more. That's good for vigorous arguments, but it works against our ability to reach much agreement.

Rev. Al tries to bridge Obama's passion gap

It's not hard to figure out why the Rev. Al Sharpton, of all people, receives a strange new respect in President Obama's White House.

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