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Elder: Trump won his other campaign – to destroy media credibility

By Larry Elder | Convinced that President Donald Trump lost his bid for reelection, the media suddenly became less hysterical. Just like that, the media, at least to some degree, rediscovered concepts such as fairness and perspective, AWOL the last four years. Two weeks after the election, New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Nicholas Kristof […]

Williams: Black education tragedy is new

By Walter E. Williams | Several years ago, Project Baltimore began an investigation of Baltimore’s school system. What they found was an utter disgrace. In 19 of Baltimore’s 39 high schools, out of 3,804 students, only 14 of them, or less than 1%, were proficient in math. In 13 of Baltimore’s high schools, not a […]

Shapiro: Supreme Court rules that Constitution matters, even in pandemic

By Ilya Shapiro | Late on the night before Thanksgiving, the Supreme Court granted an injunction against New York State’s restriction on religious services, with 10- or 25- person occupancy limits depending on whether the gathering is in a “red” or “orange” zone, respectively, according to viral prevalence. Although the justices split 5–4, with Chief […]

Brennan: An optimistic sign at our house

By Tom Brennan | This has been an incredible test of a year for our friends in the bar and restaurant industry. Many of our favorite places have been closed just in the last six months and more failures are almost certainly in the future. And that will put a lot more good people either […]

Singer: State lawmakers must not wait for the next crisis before enacting reforms

By Jeffrey A. Singer | One of the great lessons to be learned from the COVID-19 pandemic is that state‐level licensing and “scope of practice” laws interfere with a rapid and nimble response by healthcare professionals to acutely shifting needs of patients in distress. To help deal with this public health emergency, many governors issued executive […]

Bacchus: Boeing and Airbus bicker while China reaches for the sky

By James Bacchus | One of the trade challenges Joe Biden will have to face as president will be how best to manage the U.S. dispute with the European Union over Boeing and Airbus. The fight seems never‐ ending, but one background detail has made it more urgent: China is preparing to break into the […]

Elder: ‘Never’ and ‘infrequent’ voters vote Democrat

By Larry Elder | The campaigns of President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden aggressively pursued votes from those who never voted or who only did so infrequently. In October, The New York Times wrote: “Both parties are succeeding in one of their chief goals this year: to motivate large numbers of infrequent […]

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