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  • Facts vs. visions

    Statisticians have long warned that correlation is not causation, but they have apparently warned in vain.

  • At Michael Brown funeral, Al Sharpton's double-edged eulogy evokes anger

    Michael Brown's funeral service, held Monday at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, was intensely political. But not in precisely the way some observers expected.

  • Blacks must confront reality

    How much of what we see today can be explained by racial discrimination? To begin to get a handle on the answer, let's pull up a few historical facts about black Americans.

  • Democracy and Ferguson

    Let's get this straight: The critics don't want the black citizens of Ferguson to demonstrate. They don't want them to riot. And they don't want them to vote. 

  • What will U.S. do if ISIS attacks again?

    If ISIS attacks one or more U.S. cities, as it has threatened to do, what then? We can't bomb ourselves. How would we counter a nose dive in the stock market or the ensuing chaos and fear?

  • Fight against militarized police is a culture war worth having

    Asked "whether it's proper to militarize the nation's city police forces," President Obama opined last week that "one of the great things about the United States has been our ability to maintain a distinction between our military and domestic law enforcement."

  • How Obama made a federal agency Big Labor's 'litigation arm'

    What is the purpose of the National Labor Relations Board? Is the federal agency meant to be neutral arbiter of labor laws? Or is meant to be an advocate for Big Labor, helping to ensure it organizes the U.S. workforce? Under President Obama, the NLRB has chosen the latter.

  • Republicans need to be ready for Democratic election lawfare

    Could Mike McFadden, the GOP nominee for Minnesota's U.S. Senate seat, best Democratic incumbent Al Franken on Election Day, Nov. 4, and lose the race in overtime?

  • A decent lawyer should tell liberals they're damned fools and ought to stop

    Today it seems that many liberal "would-be clients" are in desperate need of what Elihu Root called "a decent lawyer."

  • Vacation assignment for Obama: A real Russia strategy

    No one should fault any president for trying to take time off. On the other hand, presidents know full well what they've signed up for. The Oval Office is not just a day job.

  • We can avoid more Fergusons

    Change has swept our nation over the years. Technologies abound that no one would have dreamed of. And millions of black Americans have moved into the ranks of the upper middle class, the rich and the super rich.

  • War on Christianity still alive and well in America

    I filled an entire book with examples of discrimination against Christians in this country about a decade ago, and since then, there has been little or no abatement of this practice.

  • The jihadi serial killer you probably haven't heard about

    For two bloody months, an armed jihadist serial killer ran loose across the country and took the lives of at least four innocent men. Have you heard about this horror? Probably not.

  • Obama and the 'wrong side of history'

    The great task for a leader of the United States, President Obama appears to believe, is to get out of history's way.

  • The Ferguson feeding frenzy

    The most poisonous "-ism" now infecting Ferguson, Mo., is not virulent racism. It's viral narcissism.



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