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Rivkin, Grossman: Gun control proposals in wake of Orlando could endanger constitutional rights

By David B. Rivkin Jr. and Andrew M. Grossman In the aftermath of horrific terrorist massacres such as the Orlando nightclub shooting, the natural impulse of the American people is to ask what the government can do to prevent such tragedies. Securing public safety is indeed the government’s most important job; keeping guns away from […]

Pruden: The bad moon rising over Hillary

By Wesley Pruden | Hillary Clinton won’t be able to say she didn’t see the bad moon rising. Donald Trump gave her a blistering introduction this week to Presidential Politics 102, which differs in a remarkable way from Politics 101, which she encountered in her first attempt in 2008 and before that as the managing […]

Sowell: The gun control farce

By Thomas Sowell | Surely murder is a serious subject, which ought to be examined seriously. Instead, it is almost always examined politically in the context of gun control controversies, with stock arguments on both sides that have remained the same for decades. And most of those arguments are irrelevant to the central question: Do […]

Williams: Purification of America

By Walter E. Williams | In 2008, Barack Obama promised a fundamental transformation of America. Where that promise has gone unfulfilled the most is in areas of sexual and racial discrimination. What’s worse is the official sanction given to such discrimination. Let’s look at some of it. Visit just about any California men’s prison and […]

Pruden: It’s crunch time in Old Blighty

By Wesley Pruden | This is do-or-die week in Old Blighty. Our British cousins will decide Thursday whether to reclaim their birthright, voting to leave the European Union and the Germans, French and an assorted gang of easy riders, and reclaim their status as a world-power capable of sitting on its own bottom. This would […]

Calls for more gun-control waste time that should be spent looking for lone wolf solution

By Paul Jenkins | In the wake of the horrific killings at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, the usual suspects predictably are saying the usual things, blaming anyone and anything but the culprit to further their political agenda. The National Rifle Association is to blame, they say. Or gun manufacturers. Or AR-15s and high-capacity magazines. […]

Brennan: Dividend dark side

By Tom Brennan Some people think the Permanent Fund dividend checks are the worst idea ever adopted by Alaska’s state government. I wouldn’t go that far. The program has obvious benefits in providing an annual cash share of the state’s temporary oil wealth to each and every one of us. But it does have its […]

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