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Brown: Will 2013 Be the Year We Slow the Moral Decline?

With dark shadows of uncertainty descending upon the hearts of so many at the conclusion of 2012, one can only hope 2013 will be a year of promise. But even in these dark days, miracles do still happen, especially when people are willing to roll up t ...

Parker: Blacks should embrace NRA gun proposal

What is the essence of freedom? Property and a gun. I never met my grandfather, but that's the lesson I took from his life. He was one generation out of slavery and bought property and guns. It's so predictable that today's discussion on gun control ...

Levy: The 2012 Quotation Special

Dear Readers: 2012 has come to a close, and unfortunately it appears the debates and controversies will continue into 2013. One thing I'm thankful for is that politicians and pundits love to talk. For your enjoyment, I present to you some memorable q ...

Barone: When Government Offers to Help, It Often Makes a Mess

There's a natural human impulse to help people who need a hand. In the political world, that often translates to an impulse to have government help people who need a hand. Who wants to argue with that? But experience tells us that it's not always eas ...

Reagan: Gun Control Won't Prevent Tragedy

It's not tougher gun control, stupid. No matter how much tougher we make our gun laws we'll never prevent future tragedies like last week's murder of those innocents in Newtown, Conn. We won't stop future Newtowns if we outlaw every military-style as ...

Rasmussen: Tax Reform Works for Voters, Not for Political Class

Tax reform with lower rates and fewer loopholes would be good for America and popular with voters. But substantive reform won't come any time soon. To understand why, it's helpful to remember that America's political heritage did not begin in 1776 bu ...

Lemiska: Can We Prevent More Mass Murder in America?

In the wake of yet another slaughter of innocent victims – this time the most innocent of victims – many Americans are more galvanized than ever behind efforts for stricter gun controls.  The response was predictable and understandable.  We don’t yet ...

Salvato: Why Is Boehner Negotiating with Obama at All?

As the nation stands ready to plunge over the so-called “fiscal cliff,” it has become obvious that no matter how many ways House Republicans find to “increase revenue,” in an effort to meet President Obama and his Progressive brethren in compromise, ...

Limbaugh: Obama vs. America's Fiscal Health

The reason President Obama and Republicans can't come to an agreement on the fiscal cliff negotiations is that they don't share the same goals. This is also the key to understanding why President Obama appears far less worried about going over the cl ...

Patton: Newtown a Microcosm of Government Failure

It has become axiomatic that when seconds count, the police are only minutes away. In the case of the first responders to the horrific school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, it was 20 minutes, to be exact. That’s the picture that is emerging from t ...


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