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Pruden: The surging truth-tellers of the GOP

By Wesley Pruden Donald Trump is surging in New Hampshire, and Chris Christie’s back on the hunt, sounding like a born-again contender. They’re both long shots — the Donald is off the board — but they’re making the kind of noise the wiseheads say they can’t make. Bernie Sanders is the October surprise for Hillary, […]

Williams: A minority view

By Walter Williams | The nation’s demagogues and constitutionally ignorant are using the Charleston, South Carolina, AME church shooting to attack the Second Amendment’s “right of the people to keep and bear Arms.” A couple of years ago, President Barack Obama said, “I have a profound respect for the traditions of hunting that trace back […]

Sowell: Supreme Court disasters

By Thomas Sowell | Many people are looking at the recent Supreme Court decisions about ObamaCare and same-sex marriage in terms of whether they think these are good or bad policies. That is certainly a legitimate concern, for both those who favor those policies and those who oppose them. But there is a deeper and […]

Pruden: Why gays ‘can’t get no satisfaction’

By Wesley Pruden You might think the gays, the liberals and the mellowed-out folks who groove on kittens and little living things would be content to lie in a patch of sunlight in the corner and purr together. Chief Justice John Roberts told them it was OK to celebrate, though it’s not clear why a […]

Jenkins: Pols, pundits react in predictable, pointless ways to Charleston killings

By Paul Jenkins The fallout from the murder of nine decent, innocent people by a craven lunatic in Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church was too predictable. If you believed the enormity of the horrific tragedy — its scope matched only by the awe-inspiring love, dignity and compassion of the slain churchgoers’ families — called […]

Brennan: Infestation of goofiness

By Tom Brennan There must be a full moon. You can’t tell that very well by looking at the sky since this is the Midnight Sun time of year. But read the newspaper and there can be no mistake. The loony things that tend to occur when the moon is full are upon us. The […]

Tanner: Who would not favor economic growth?

By Michael D. Tanner One of the enduring fault lines in American politics has been over how to best increase economic growth. Conservatives and libertarians have generally argued for lower taxes and fewer regulations. Liberals have called for government investment in infrastructure and measures designed to boost consumer spending. Supply-side versus demand-side stimulus gets debated, […]

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