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A message to the political elite: Trump Gets It
In December 2014, I wrote in this very column, “The elite media will scoff at a potential Donald Trump candidacy for president ... And as usual they will be wrong.” I haven’t changed my mind. So le...
August 01, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Case of Righteousness Among the Ruins
Christianity, whose presence in the Middle East predates Islam’s by 600 years, is about to be cleansed from the Middle East. Egyptian Copts may have found some respite under Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, b...
July 31, 2015 12:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Dootsy' offer scared off Uncle Oscar
For years, I have wanted to go to Andersonville National Historic Site. A few weeks ago, I finally did it. Andersonville was a burial site for 13,000 Union prisoners who were held captive during th...
July 31, 2015 12:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family brings joy as we age
We begin to realize we are growing old when we begin receiving notices that the groups we have belonged to for years are disbanding, always due to dwindling membership. I received two such notices ...
July 30, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Republicans an unruly mob; Dems a regimented army
As the presidential campaign heats up, and we head into the first debate among the 16 declared Republican candidates, there is an asymmetry between the two political parties. Republican voters have...
August 01, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump tapping into voters’ growing mistrust
Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s indelicate verbal attacks have become so notorious that two news magazines have unveiled Trump “insult generators.” Visit Time or Mother Jones online, type any...
July 31, 2015 12:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making Bad History
It came two days after the announcement of the nuclear agreement with Iran, yet little mention was made on July 16 of the 70th anniversary of the first nuclear explosion, near Alamogordo, New Mexic...
July 30, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Look who’s coddling ‘social justice’ jerks
“All cops are bastards!” “F--- cops!” “This is what white supremacy looks like!” On a tranquil Sunday afternoon in Denver, hate-mongering zealots hijacked a rally held by citizens and families of f...
July 25, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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The biggest GOP issue for 2016 might just be crime
Rudy Giuliani picked the wrong year to run for president. The man who as mayor cleaned up the streets of New York in a professional but tough manner might be the role model for winning the GOP nomi...
July 25, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘One attack away’ from furor in new era of the lone wolf?
WASHINGTON — “He acknowledged the truth, he gives (allegiance), the order has been given, his heart beats, he accepts, butterflies kick in. ... The target is given, the anticipation is over, a sens...
July 24, 2015 01:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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