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  • Clinton Defenders Advance an Unpersuasive Argument

    Some of Hillary Clinton’s defenders have taken to saying that voters shouldn’t pay attention to the latest Clinton scandals — the gushing of often undisclosed millions to the Clintons and their organizations by characters seeking official favors — because the charges are just one more in a long series: Whitewater, the Rose law firm billing records, the Buddhist temple fundraising, the Lippo Group.

  • Killer Cops or Malicious Prosecutor?

    Who killed Freddie Gray? According to Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby, Freddie was murdered in a conspiracy of six cops who imprisoned him in a police van and there assaulted and killed him.

  • Race, Politics and Lies

    Among the many painful ironies in the current racial turmoil is that communities scattered across the country were disrupted by riots and looting because of the demonstrable lie that Michael Brown was shot in the back by a white policeman in Missouri — but there was not nearly as much turmoil created by the demonstrable fact that a fleeing black man was shot dead by a white policeman in South Carolina.

  • Leftist Media See Conservative Goblins Everywhere

    Three more Republicans declare their intention to be presidential nominees, and the leftist media, as if on cue, pounce on their prey like panthers.

  • Black Lives Matter

    Before we examine the issue of police shootings of blacks, I would like to start the conversation with another question.

  • Remember the Lusitania

    Owning a fragment of history — a Gettysburg bullet, a Coolidge campaign button — is fun, so in 1968 Gregg Bemis became an owner of the Lusitania. This 787-feet-long passenger liner has been beneath 300 feet of water off Ireland’s south coast since a single German torpedo sank it 100 years ago Thursday. It contains the 4 million U.S.-made rifle bullets and other munitions that the ship had been carrying from neutral America to wartime Britain.

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  • Clinton Defenders Advance an Unpersuasive Argument

    Clinton Defenders Advance an Unpersuasive Argument

    Some of Hillary Clinton’s defenders have taken to saying that voters shouldn’t pay attention to the latest Clinton scandals — the gushing of often undisclosed millions to the Clintons and their organizations by characters seeking official favors — because the charges are just one more in a long series: Whitewater, the Rose law firm billing records, the Buddhist temple fundraising, the Lippo Group.

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  • Remember the Lusitania

    Remember the Lusitania

    Owning a fragment of history — a Gettysburg bullet, a Coolidge campaign button — is fun, so in 1968 Gregg Bemis became an owner of the Lusitania. This 787-feet-long passenger liner has been beneath 300 feet of water off Ireland’s south coast since a single German torpedo sank it 100 years ago Thursday. It contains the 4 million U.S.-made rifle bullets and other munitions that the ship had been carrying from neutral America to wartime Britain.

  • Zero Inflation Is Holding the Economy Together

    Zero Inflation Is Holding the Economy Together

    Don’t expect any miracles from the economy. But don’t expect a collapse either.

  • Intellectual Property Issues Are Too Important for Name Calling

    Intellectual Property Issues Are Too Important for Name Calling

    If you’ve seen any discussions of patents and copyrights lately, you’ve probably heard a good deal of name-calling, including terms such as “patent trolls” and “crony capitalism.”

  • Joan Walsh Does Not Think for Me

    Joan Walsh Does Not Think for Me

    I read an opinion piece this week by liberal writer Joan Walsh decrying the presumed jubilation of “white America” and the media over a mother’s public spanking of her son for participating in the Baltimore riots.

  • Hillary Blames the Cops

    Hillary Blames the Cops

    Had Freddie Gray been robbed, beaten and left to die in the streets of his Baltimore neighborhood, no one would be mourning him today.