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Brown: The Futility of Gun Control

"A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed." — The Second Amendment Whether it is college campuses, Amish communities, or other gun-free zones, blood ...

Sowell: Big Lies in Politics

It was either Adolf Hitler or his propaganda minister, Joseph Goebbels, who said that the people will believe any lie, if it is big enough and told often enough, loud enough. Although the Nazis were defeated in World War II, this part of their philos ...

Limbaugh: Romney Shines in Israel

I am pumped up about Mitt Romney's speech in Israel -- for both political reasons and policy ones -- and believe it may represent a turning point in the campaign. Politically -- and this is important because it is critical that he win, or he won't be ...

Charen: Al-Rahim and Chicago Values

When Muhammad al-Rahim mentioned in an interview with a Muslim newspaper that he supported the traditional Muslim conception of marriage -- no more than four wives per man, "That's the Quranic way"-- he never expected the storm of criticism that erup ...

Schlafly: The National Education Association Shows Its Politics

Political conversation in the media is full of chatter about how to cut spending and debt, but it reminds us of the comment attributed to Mark Twain: "Everybody talks about the weather but nobody does anything about it." There's a lot of talk about h ...

Kincaid: Obama’s Ultimate Cover-up

Obama biographer David Maraniss wrote an 1139-word article, “The Audacity of Doubt,” for The Washington Post on Sunday that purported to be a refutation of what some critics have been saying about the President. Maraniss focuses mostly on questions a ...

Parker: Is Christianity now un-American?

The current hate campaign being waged by homosexual activists against fast-food chain Chick-fil-A, because of the firm's Christian values, may well turn out to be a bridge too far. The effort may prove to be a setback for homosexual activism. The vil ...

Kerpen: Farming For Food Stamps

Can a piece of legislation be a "farm bill" if nearly 80 percent of its spending goes to food stamps? According the United States Congress - yes. The Senate passed its so-called farm bill — whose $970 billion price tag is 78 percent food stamps — on ...

Barone: 2012 Campaign Very Different Than Kerry vs. Bush

Does the 2012 campaign look a lot like the 2004 campaign? Many Democrats think so. And there are some resemblances. As in 2004, current polling suggests a close race and shows only about a dozen states in contention. As in 2004, the incumbent has bee ...

Levy: The Young Men at the YMCA

Satchel Paige once asked, "How old would you be if you didn't know how old you were?" Never are these words truer than at my local YMCA. In case you've forgotten, YMCA stands for Young Men's Christian Association, but who exactly are these "young men ...


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