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Obama and Cuba: Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory
Barack Obama is the worst negotiator that we’ve had as president since at least Jimmy Carter, and maybe in the history of this country,” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Wednesday. Rubio was referrin...
December 18, 2014 11:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christmas stirs sweet memories
One of the blessings of the Christmas=s season is that it creates memories for Christmases past. Memories of my childhood Christmases of the 1930s are still vivid in my mind. During the Great Depre...
December 17, 2014 09:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friendships are truly the gift that keeps on giving
Maybe it’s the fact that I have more days in the rearview mirror than I have ahead of me, but at this special time of year I am more aware than ever of the gift of friendships. Friendships are alwa...
December 16, 2014 08:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrating Christmas all year long
It’s not like we didn’t know it was coming. It’s been on the calendar — same date — every year of our lifetime. And we’ve had a year to think about it, to make lists (or to refrain on purpose from ...
December 16, 2014 08:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama and Cuba: Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory
“Barack Obama is the worst negotiator that we’ve had as president since at least Jimmy Carter, and maybe in the history of this country,” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Wednesday. Rubio was referri...
December 19, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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How to fight lone wolf
The lone wolf is the new national nightmare, dramatized and amplified this week by the hostage-taking attack in Sydney, Australia. But there are two kinds of lone wolves — the crazy and the evil — ...
December 18, 2014 11:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Supreme Court will decide a Texas-sized plate fight
WASHINGTON — The Battle of Palmito Ranch near Brownsville, Texas, on May 13, 1865, is called the last battle of the Civil War, but the Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) might...
December 17, 2014 09:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Voices: Democrats paying the price at polls for Obamacare
A CNN.com headline almost seemed to lament, “Landrieu issues battle cry, but Louisiana wasn’t listening.” That’s a dutifully thorough misreading of one of the most monumental midterm elections in U...
December 17, 2014 09:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don’t look for focus on abortion in ’16
Americans are divided politically along cultural, not economic, lines. Partisan preference is highly correlated with views on non-economic issues and only loosely related to economic status. This i...
December 16, 2014 08:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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The cheerfulness of tax reform
“Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.” -- Mr. Mic...
December 13, 2014 09:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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