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By: Drew J. Breakspear | Posted: April 24, 2015 12:30 PM

It’s no secret that April is Financial Literacy Month. Becoming financially literate begins with basic skills and sets the course for the financial decisions you will make at every stage throughout your life. Smart financial decisions open the door to new financial opportunities.

 
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By: Mona Charen | Posted: April 24, 2015 7:00 AM
We learned this week that the Secret Service dawdled for an entire year before fixing a broken security system at the home of former President George H.W. Bush.
 
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By: L. Brent Bozell and Tim Graham | Posted: April 23, 2015 7:00 AM
"This is Hillary Clinton," said Todd. "This is you quoting her in your book. 'They had bankrupted us totally. We owned nothing. We didn't own a car. We didn't own a house. Here we were, 50 years old and we owned nothing. No-thing! All the money we had, which we had brought into the White House, was gone. I hadn't made any money for eight years, so it was really horrible.'"
 
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By: Tom Feeney | Posted: April 22, 2015 11:15 AM

The state of California is known for many things, including red carpets, wine country, and high taxes. But recently, the Golden State has also become known for its struggle with a crisis other states like Florida are working to avoid: a severe water shortage that threatens its economy, its environment, and the livelihood of millions of families.

 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: April 22, 2015 7:00 AM
Painful as it is to realize that both the Democrats and the Republicans will still be holding their primaries a year from now, that is one of the high prices we pay for democracy.
 
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By: Mona Charen | Posted: April 21, 2015 7:00 AM
Two relatively recent photos of Barack Obama with foreign leaders reveal much about his deep-dyed leftism. The first features President Obama and democratically elected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, leader of one of America's most loyal friends. Obama looks strained. His face is stiff, and his eyes are veiled. The second is a snap of Obama at the recent Summit of the Americas in Panama. He's seated with "President" Raul Castro, leader of a bitter enemy, who has never received a single free vote. Obama is grinning, his eyes dancing with pleasure.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: April 20, 2015 7:00 AM
Here we go. If you're a woman who might prefer someone other than Hillary Clinton as the next president of the United States, you're a self-loathing, anti-woman traitor.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: April 18, 2015 7:00 AM
"Could a U.S. response to Russia's action in Ukraine provoke a confrontation that leads to a U.S.-Russia War?"
 
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By: Ed Dean | Posted: April 17, 2015 8:15 PM

Welcome to The Dean's List, an Ed Dean-style look at who Florida's political achievers were (and weren't) in the last seven days. What you see here is strictly my opinion, not necessarily the editor's or the rest of the staff at Sunshine State News.

 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: April 17, 2015 7:00 AM

See Hillary ride in a van! Watch her meet everyday Americans! Witness her ordering a burrito bowl at Chipotle! Which she did wearing shades, as did her chief aide Huma Abedin, yielding security-camera pictures that made them look (to borrow from Karl Rove) like fugitives on the lam, wanted in seven states for a failed foreign policy.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: April 17, 2015 12:30 AM

Carrying the environmental “Send the Water South” banner, columnist Sally Swartz, who generally runs her message in The Palm Beach Post, commenced to scolding a local politician in a column this week on the all-opinion website Context Florida.

 
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By: L. Brent Bozell and Tim Graham | Posted: April 16, 2015 7:00 AM
It is fair to say that Hillary Clinton is as liberal as Ted Cruz is conservative. This will explain why our so-called "objective" media are already treating Hillary as the Third Coming (Obama was No. 2) while Cruz merits hide-your-children alarms.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: April 15, 2015 7:00 AM

WASHINGTON -- Americans, perhaps more than anyone, worship the future and resent the past.

This is never truer than during a political season. It doesn't matter whether the past (meaning all of four years ago) trumps the present -- or whether the future carries a whiff of embers and smoke -- we gallop into tomorrow like a dog who mastered the screen door latch, and find little worthy of regard in yesterday.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: April 14, 2015 7:00 AM
Two weeks ago, Ted Cruz announced his candidacy for president at Liberty University, and last week, Rand Paul announced at the Galt House hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. Marco Rubio is expected to announce this week at the Freedom Tower in Miami. Others will follow.
 
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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: April 13, 2015 8:00 PM

When will Florida's elected politicians get the gumption to do something about public employee pensions that are eating the taxpayers alive?

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: April 13, 2015 7:00 AM

"As we asked ourselves how we could have gotten the story wrong ..."

Thus read a Rolling Stone editor's note attached to a post-mortem story on the false story it published last fall about an alleged gang rape by members of University of Virginia's Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: April 11, 2015 7:00 AM
Is the tide turning against President Obama's purported nuclear weapons deal with Iran? One sign that the answer is yes is the devastating opinion article in Wednesday's Wall Street Journal by former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and George Shultz.
 
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By: Ed Dean | Posted: April 10, 2015 5:00 PM

Welcome to The Dean's List -- an Ed Dean-style look at who Florida's political achievers were (and weren't) in the last seven days. What you see here is strictly my opinion, not necessarily the editor's or the rest of the staff at Sunshine State News.

 
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By: Leslie Wimes | Posted: April 10, 2015 1:30 PM

Left to mainstream media, one would think there is only one declared Democrat in the race for Marco Rubio’s U.S. Senate seat. In fact, it has been reported as such.

 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: April 10, 2015 7:00 AM
"Negotiations ... to prevent an Iranian capability to develop a nuclear arsenal are ending with an agreement that concedes this very capability ..."

     -- Henry Kissinger and George Shultz, The Wall Street Journal, April 8

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: April 9, 2015 7:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- The new tell-all, "The Residence," featuring intimate anecdotes collected from past and current White House staff members, is absolutely delicious -- and utterly lacking in nutritious content.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: April 9, 2015 2:00 AM

For four years Charlie Crist gave me a reason to get up in the morning. I've been so down since he left my computer screen. Then, just when I thought that 6 a.m. bounce to the bathroom sink was over -- eureka! -- along comes Annette Taddeo.

 
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By: Barney Bishop | Posted: April 8, 2015 9:50 AM

Once again Quinnipiac University is polling on medical marijuana and once again they’re misleading everyone on their polling results.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: April 8, 2015 7:00 AM
"Pat, sometimes it seems like our friends want me to go over the cliff with flags flying," President Reagan once told me.
 
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