• HILLARY’S APPLAUSE LINE: PRO LAWYER, ANTI-BUSINESS

    Since her disastrous showing in the Iowa caucuses six years ago, Hillary Clinton has stayed away from the Hawkeye State—until a recent visit viewed by many as the unofficial kickoff of her new presidential campaign. Speaking to more than 5,000 at a “Steak Fry” in Indianola, the former Secretary of…

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  • Scottish Independence, GOP Hopes and Fear Trumping Faith

    This Thursday's vote on Scottish independence, with its see-saw polling, sharply divided electorate and unpredictable outcome, in many ways mirrors the upcoming Congressional elections in the United States. In fact, Republicans hoping to take control of the US Senate could learn some crucial lessons from the epic battle currently raging…

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  • Would Re-Electing Senate Dems Prevent Future Fergusons?

    How will keeping Harry Reid in his position as Senate Majority Leader protect young black males from the tragic fate of Michael Brown in Missouri? That's the obvious and embarrassing question that ought to be raised in response to the shameless Democratic bid to boost African-American turnout by exploiting “the…

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  • SILLY STRIKES AGAINST LONG DEAD HEROES

    Liberal activists in Seattle have persuaded a city council majority to establish “Indigenous Peoples Day” to replace the Columbus Day holiday. At the same time, local columnist Kelton Sears hopes to change the state flag to remove the image of George Washington at its center, because Washington owned slaves and…

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  • DISTURBING VIDEOS SET THE NATIONAL AGENDA

    DISTURBING VIDEOS SET THE NATIONAL AGENDA

    Every year, America experiences millions of incidents of domestic violence, many of them brutal and some of them deadly. But a shocking video of football star Ray Rice hitting his fiancé with a cruel punch in a casino elevator has provoked unprecedented revulsion and intense public debate. Why? For the…

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  • DEMOCRATIC DESPERATION FUELS OUTRAGEOUS RHETORIC

    As elections approach, the president and other desperate Democrats have resorted to outrageous rhetoric in a last ditch effort to demonize the opposition. J.T. Smith, a Congressional nominee in Alabama, shamelessly tweeted: “Actions of Republicans in congress are worse than #ISIL.” Really? John Boehner and Mitch McConnell are guilty of…

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  • WHY JEWISH WEDDINGS INSPIRE FRENZY

    On the last day of August, my wife Diane and I celebrated the wedding of our son, Danny, to our new daughter-in-law, Richelle. We welcomed far-flung members from both families and more than 200 guests to a scenic location at the edge of the woods and even the Seattle weather…

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  • WHY IT’S NOT SAFE TO “JUST COME HOME”

    Former Congressman Ron Paul, the eccentric and embarrassing father of a prospective presidential candidate, actually commends President Obama for offering no strategy on combating ISIS. “A lack of strategy is a glimmer of hope,” Ron Paul says. “Here's a strategy: just come home.” It sounds appealingly simple, but our troubled…

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  • Hamas Chief Asks: Gaza, Holocaust, What’s The Difference?

    In several interviews with a variety of international news agencies, the political chieftain of the Hamas terror organization accused Israel of perpetrating “the real Holocaust” in Gaza, charging the Jewish state with “genocide” and comparing Netanyahu to Hitler. Most sane, fair-minded people instinctively recognize the absurdity of those charges but…

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  • Open Up That Golden Gate

    Open Up That Golden Gate

    Republican candidates have lost the popular vote for president in five of the past six elections, going back to 1992. In each of those contests, the Democratic nominee swept California, mostly by blowout margins; Barack Obama, for instance, crushed Mitt Romney and won the state's 55 electoral votes with a…

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