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Sowell: Republicans to the rescue?

By Thomas Sowell Some supporters of President Obama may be worried about how he and the Democrats are going to fare politically, as the problems of ObamaCare continue to escalate, and it looks like the Republicans have a chance to win a majority in the Senate. But Democrats may not need to worry so much. […]

Williams: Schoolteacher cheating

By Walter E. Williams Philadelphia’s public school system has joined several other big-city school systems, such as those in Atlanta, Detroit and Washington, D.C., in widespread teacher-led cheating on standardized academic achievement tests. So far, the city has fired three school principals, and The Wall Street Journal reports, “Nearly 140 teachers and administrators in Philadelphia […]

Fradley: Maintaining separation of church and state

By Dennis Fradley In his recent State of the State address Gov. Sean Parnell asked the Legislature to give Alaskans an opportunity to delete a restriction in the state constitution that blocks public funds from benefiting non-government schools.  Some Alaskans asked “What about the separation of church and state?” The answer is the separation would […]

Pruden: Another ink bomb for Christie

By Wesley Pruden Once the villain, forever the villain. Then your enemies don’t have to aim carefully. Just throw anything at hand, a mud ball, a hand grenade, an ink bomb. Maybe something will stick. Chris Christie is everybody’s villain now. Only time will tell, as the cliche goes, whether he has told the truth, […]

Singer: The ACA – A train wreck and a lie

By Jeffrey A. Singer In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama repeated one of the biggest lies behind the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and it wasn’t that you could keep your health-care plan or your current doctor. In fact, most people don’t even know it’s a lie. That became obvious when […]

Brennan: Too far, too fast, too soon

By Tom Brennan Though they are poles apart politically, President Barack Obama is a lot like former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. Both went too far, too fast, too early in their careers. As a consequence, we have a president who is in over his head. He was highly electable and gives good speeches but he […]

Sowell: Fact-free liberals, Part II

By Thomas Sowell Words seem to carry far more weight than facts among those liberals who argue as if rent control laws actually control rents and gun control laws actually control guns. It does no good to point out to them that the two American cities where rent control laws have existed longest and strongest […]

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