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By: Michael Barone | Posted: April 4, 2014 3:55 AM
 
When Alexis de Tocqueville visited America in 1830, he was struck by how many Americans were participating in voluntary associations. It was quite a contrast with his native France, where power was centralized in Paris and people did not trust each other enough to join in voluntary groups.
 
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By: Allison Nielsen | Posted: April 3, 2014 12:30 PM
 

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: April 3, 2014 11:41 AM
 
Surrogates are increasingly playing prominent roles in the Florida gubernatorial contest. Looking to win members of his new party over to him, former Gov. Charlie Crist had former state Sen. Dan Gelber out front this week, hitting Gov. Rick Scott for cutting education. The Crist team sent out an email from Gelber to supporters on Wednesday trying to rally Democrats against Scott on education.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: April 3, 2014 3:55 AM
 

WASHINGTON -- The human kindling that makes up the flammable Republican base may soon burst into flames, again. Portions of that excitable cohort are looking -- some with fawn-like eyes filled with hurt, others with sparks shooting from eyes narrowed like gun slits -- askance at other Republicans urging Jeb Bush to seek the 2016 presidential nomination.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: April 3, 2014 3:55 AM
 

The ethics guru of the Florida Senate is unlikely to promote a bill that would put himself out of business, but in all good conscience, he should.

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: April 2, 2014 3:55 AM
 

WASHINGTON -- H.L. Mencken gets a workout in election years when voters are reminded by pundits of the curmudgeon's observation that no one ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public.

Mean. But true?

 
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By: Florence Snyder | Posted: April 2, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Florida agency heads have been lying to reporters, spinning like dreidels, and withholding public records since the Chiles administration.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: April 1, 2014 3:55 AM
 
Is the Republican Party's Middle East policy up for bid?

For four days ending Sunday, a quartet of presidential hopefuls trooped to Las Vegas to attend the annual gathering of the Republican Jewish Coalition.
 
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