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Gun-banners foiled again
On Monday, a federal judge blocked enforcement of yet another limitation the District of Columbia’s city government tried to place on gun ownership for law-abiding citizens. In 2008, the U.S. Supre...
May 22, 2015 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Living a life on faith
Mark and Earlene Shadburn have loved one another since they met at Cherokee High. He was in the 11th grade and she was in the ninth. They have now been married for years and have two adult children...
May 22, 2015 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get tired truckers off the road
Investigators with the Georgia State Patrol have yet to file charges in connection with the fiery crash on Interstate 16 in April that killed five Georgia Southern University nursing students (incl...
May 20, 2015 11:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Did they die in vain?
Monday is Memorial Day 2015, a national holiday. Memorial Day, first known as Decoration Day, originated following the Civil War to commemorate the soldiers who died in that war. And as wars and ru...
May 20, 2015 11:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can Hillary reverse decline in Democratic turnout?
Bill Clinton won the presidency in 1992 by running as a different kind of Democrat from previous nominees. Hillary Clinton, Anne Gearan of The Washington Post reports, is hoping to win the presiden...
May 22, 2015 10:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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You want hypotheticals on Iraq? Here's one
Ramadi falls. The Iraqi army flees. The great 60-nation anti-Islamic State coalition so grandly proclaimed by the Obama administration is nowhere to be seen. Instead, it’s the defense minister of I...
May 22, 2015 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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The withering of the death penalty
Without a definitive judicial ruling or other galvanizing event, a perennial American argument is ending. Capital punishment is withering away. It is difficult to imagine moral reasoning that would...
May 20, 2015 11:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama’s ‘bitter half’ is back
She’s baaaaaaaack. And she’s maaaaaad. First lady Michelle Obama delivered the commencement address at Tuskegee University last weekend. She’ll do it again at Ohio’s Oberlin College — the UC Berkel...
May 15, 2015 11:17 PM | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Could SEC football strength be equaled by ‘SEC Primary’ in ‘16?
In recent presidential primary cycles, the influence of Southern states — with the exception of Florida, whose “Southern status” is perhaps more locational than anything else — has been minimal. Wh...
May 15, 2015 11:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP must save Obama
That free trade is advantageous to both sides is the rarest of political propositions — provable, indeed mathematically. David Ricardo did so in 1817. The Law of Comparative Advantage has held up n...
May 15, 2015 12:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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