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Thomas Sowell Has The Right Of It

As Thomas Sowell has stated, Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good. Unfortunately for us, that is all too true. Think … Continue reading

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Until the people who claim to want “money out of politics” …

Until the people who claim to want “money out of politics” stop being the same people who want as much money as possible to run through the hands of Washington politicians and bureaucrats, it is a safe bet they are … Continue reading

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Democrats Suddenly Don’t Want Public Education Used as a Political Weapon?

Dave Solomon, writing in the Union Leader, opens a State House Dome Column titled “‘Edelblut bill’ aims to restrain commissioners” on the matter of Democrat-sponsored SB 466. The Legislation is supposed to keep the State’s Commissioners from engaging in political activity like running for … Continue reading

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Curt Schilling: ‘If I Have to Shut Up to Get in the Hall of Fame, Then I Don’t Want In’

Though his conservative politics might keep legendary ace pitcher Curt Schilling from being inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, that won’t stop the man regarded as one of the greatest Boston Red Sox heroes of all time from … Continue reading

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Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum

It is imperative we begin emulating the left in its tactics. A couple of years ago, I suggested a completely different strategy: I wanted to pursue a kinder path. I wanted an end to the speech wars and social media … Continue reading

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My Turn: How liberals discuss politics

I recently had a pleasant discussion with a friend, whom I’ll call Tim. I mentioned to him that I’d written a newspaper column stating that the 2008 credit crisis had been caused by wretched federal government policies. The discussion immediately … Continue reading

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Politics, Work Mixing now More Than Ever

Americans are talking about politics. This we knew.But while the traditional advice is to steer clear of politics at the office, more than half of American workers in a new survey by the American Psychological Association — 54 percent say … Continue reading

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