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The Deadly Peril in Appeasement

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Appeasement gets a bad rap but, strictly speaking, the word implies nothing more than an attempt to make peace. If aggrieved adversaries can be pacified by reasonable concessions, whats wrong with that? 2015-09-02T10:22:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z Cliff May
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Bicycles Don't Belong on Busy City Streets

10 min 38 sec ago
The Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain is more than a renowned horticultural jewel; it is also a splendid venue for cyclists, with miles of meandering paths and gorgeous views of Boston. 2015-09-02T10:15:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z Jeff Jacoby
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Why Home Schooling?

10 min 38 sec ago
Many public primary and secondary schools are dangerous places. The Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics and the Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics show that in 2012, there were about 749,200 violent assaults on students. 2015-09-02T00:01:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z Walter E. Williams
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The August Korean Confrontation: Land Mines Versus Psy War Loudspeakers

10 min 38 sec ago
For some two weeks, last month's Korean confrontation followed the usual script. North Korea committed an ugly act of war. A military face-off began. Pyongyang spewed vitriol and threatened nuclear war. 2015-09-02T00:01:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z Austin Bay
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Can a Christian Be a County Clerk in America?

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This is a question it now appears may ultimately be decided by five Supreme Court justices. With it, too, will ride such questions as: Can a Christian be a doctor? A nurse? A public-school teacher? 2015-09-02T00:01:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z Terry Jeffrey
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Koch Brothers Leading The Charge Against Crony Capitalism

10 min 38 sec ago
Because of their wealth and their passion for funding free market causes and organizations, the Koch brothers Charles and David -- have been blamed for everything. 2015-09-02T00:01:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z Bob Barr
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Katrina, Ten Years Later

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Ten years have elapsed since one of the most amazing cases of Republican-bashing media bias in the television era began. The media elites laugh when preachers say immorality causes God to send hurricanes, but they suggested with straight faces that Hurricane Katrina was a death sentence President George W. Bush and his cronies brought to the less fortunate. 2015-09-02T00:01:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z Brent Bozell
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“Pigs in a Blanket, Fry ‘em Like Bacon”

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The Obama administration and the Democratic Partys War on Police continues into its second year, following the recent anniversary of the justified shooting death of black teenager Michael Brown by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson. 2015-09-02T00:01:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z D.W. Wilber
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President Trump's Legacy: The Great Wall of Mexico

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WASHINGTON - Ask the typical voter what pops into their mind when they think of Donald Trump, and they're likely say "illegal immigrants." When the Gallup Poll last month asked Americans what is "the most important problem" facing our country, immigration was way down on the list. 2015-09-02T00:01:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z Donald Lambro
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Denver's Unconstitutional Harassment of Jury Nullification Activists: The City Treats Handing Out Pamphlets Near a Courthouse as a Crime

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This Saturday is Jury Rights Day, which commemorates the 1670 acquittal of Quaker leader William Penn by English jurors who refused to convict him even though he had clearly violated a ban on dissenting religious assemblies. Denver is celebrating the occasion by harassing activists who seek to inform the public about the principle embodied in Penn's acquittal: the right of jurors to reject the enforcement of unjust laws, a.k.a. jury nullification. 2015-09-02T00:01:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z Jacob Sullum
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Planned Parenthood's Big Fat 3% Lie

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Its easy to be corrupt when you kill for a living. Does anyone really expect the nations largest abortion and baby-parts-trafficking chain to be honest about its numbers? They abort and distort every single day. 2015-09-02T00:01:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z Ryan Bomberger
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70 Years Ago: The End of World War II

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Seventy years ago today the agreement between the United States and Japan that ended World War II was signed aboard the battleship USS Missouri, triumphantly anchored in Tokyo Bay. 2015-09-02T00:01:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z David A. Smith
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A Cowardly, un-American Deal With Iran

10 min 38 sec ago
Many Americans rightly watch in disbelief as leaders of our country push to conclude a dangerous and ill-conceived nuclear agreement with an incorrigible and evil nation, a leading sponsor of terrorism. Since when does the United States negotiate out of fear, out of weakness? 2015-09-02T00:01:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z Star Parker
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What the Other GOP Candidates Can Learn from Trump

10 min 38 sec ago
According to polls, the No. 1 thing Donald Trump's fans like about him is that he "tells it like it is." I think his fans are wrong about this. But that's a column -- actually a lot of columns -- for another time. 2015-09-02T06:28:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z Jonah Goldberg
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Eric Cantor: Poster Boy of the Beltway GOP Crapweasels

10 min 38 sec ago
Ooouuuch. My sides are still aching after last week's comical announcement by GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush that he had snagged the coveted endorsement of notorious electoral reject Eric Cantor, the former House majority leader kicked to the curb by disgusted voters in Virginia's 2014 primary election. 2015-09-02T00:01:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z Michelle Malkin
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Clinton Email Dump Is Popcorn-worthy

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Get ready to blow a fuse on the popcorn machine. The U.S. State Department is playing WikiLeaks with the emails of former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who serves as co-president of the Republic of Clintonstan and also happens to be running for the U.S. presidency. 2015-09-02T06:30:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z Rachel Marsden
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Market Magic

10 min 38 sec ago
People have long lists of things they think the market can't possibly do -- from building subways to fighting wars. Sometimes, the market does them anyway 2015-09-02T00:01:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z John Stossel
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10 Years After the Flood

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Whatever anniversaries say about the events remembered, they may say most about those who remember them. 2015-09-01T14:07:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z Paul Greenberg
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The Bible and Immigration

10 min 38 sec ago
People are tempted to blur moral lines when it comes to feel-good things like immigration. 2015-09-01T14:08:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z Susan Stamper Brown
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Back to School: Let the Left-Wing Indoctrination Begin

10 min 38 sec ago
Its no secret that our nations public universities want to transform American young people into a bunch of hyper-sensitive, intellectually-neutered cream puffs. 2015-09-01T13:23:00-04:00 2015-09-02T16:42:09Z Todd Starnes
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