The Accused Must Be Presumed Innocent — Even On Campus

The Accused Must Be Presumed Innocent — Even On Campus

Long ago and far away, a woman we hardly knew presented herself bruised and weeping on our doorstep one night. She told a vivid tale of woe. An old friend of our family she’d been ...

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Media Won’t Wait Until 2016 To Lie About Hillary Clinton

Media Won’t Wait Until 2016 To Lie About Hillary Clinton

I once knew a curmudgeonly physician whose wife practiced family therapy. In her off hours, she often counseled a small army of girlfriends through romantic entanglements. One eve ...

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Conservatives Confuse Science For Religion, And Vice Versa

Conservatives Confuse Science For Religion, And Vice Versa

Recently a friend posted a video on Facebook that he asserted would demolish the Godless theory of evolution. On it, a fellow sitting in a pickup and wearing a backward baseball c ...

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Fair Or Not, Obama Must Avoid Perception Of Weakness

Fair Or Not, Obama Must Avoid Perception Of Weakness

Judging by the way he holds his cards so close to his vest, President Obama must be an awfully good poker player. Here we are halfway through his second term, and few observers ca ...

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No Peace In Gaza, As Long As Netanyahu Can Prevent It

No Peace In Gaza, As Long As Netanyahu Can Prevent It

If Secretary of State John Kerry has failed to bring about a ceasefire to end the bloodbath in Gaza, then so has everybody else. So at the expense of impertinence or worse, here’s ...

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Can Colleges Be Trusted To Investigate Assault?

Can Colleges Be Trusted To Investigate Assault?

If one believes even a significant fraction of the horror stories in the national news media, beastly male behavior has become almost epidemic on American college campuses. Tales ...

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Why Obama Makes The GOP Panic

Why Obama Makes The GOP Panic

If you pay too much attention to opinion polls, as most people do, doubtless you’ve heard that a plurality of voters has judged Barack Obama the worst president since World War II ...

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The Media Vs. Hillary Clinton

The Media Vs. Hillary Clinton

Exactly why the Washington press clique has always had it in for Hillary Clinton has never been entirely clear. Only that their collective sneer has been the single constant in he ...

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Too Many Americans Want Victory Without Sacrifice In Iraq

Too Many Americans Want Victory Without Sacrifice In Iraq

Remember the Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at President George W. Bush? It happened on December 14, 2008, near the end of the president’s second term. Bush had traveled to ...

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Welcome Back To Reality, Neocons

Welcome Back To Reality, Neocons

Here's an amazing fact that most of the Chicken Little rhetoric about the crisis in Iraq fails to take into account: The city of Mosul, population 1.5 million, fell to ISIS insurg ...

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