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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: April 1, 2015 7:00 AM
An op-ed piece titled "Conservatives, Please Stop Trashing the Liberal Arts" appeared last week in the Wall Street Journal. But it is not conservatives who trashed the liberal arts.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: March 31, 2015 7:00 AM
There are still nearly two years left in Barack Obama's presidency, but historians looking back on his record in foreign policy will surely identify one costly error: his refusal to follow through on the implied threat in stating that the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons would be a "red line."
 
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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: March 30, 2015 7:00 PM

Florida legislators have a choice on a key piece of legislation this year: Do something that makes sense or do something supported by the left.

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: March 30, 2015 7:00 AM

The apparently intentional downing of a Germanwings airliner by the co-pilot has us riveted, as commercial plane crashes usually do.

 
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By: Mona Charen | Posted: March 28, 2015 7:00 AM
Maybe I'm too sensitive, but when a foreign autocrat leads his people in chants of "Death to America," I take it personally.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: March 28, 2015 12:01 AM

 
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By: Ed Dean | Posted: March 27, 2015 6:00 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: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: March 27, 2015 7:00 AM

WASHINGTON -- With Ted Cruz announcing and Rand Paul and Marco Rubio soon to follow, it's time to start handicapping the horses and making enemies.

 
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Posted: March 26, 2015 10:13 AM

The newspapers are awash every day with stories about the Florida Department of Corrections and the systemic problems  a longstanding culture has created.

 
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By: L. Brent Bozell and Tim Graham | Posted: March 26, 2015 7:00 AM
It's as if they were waiting, breathlessly. The moment Ted Cruz announced his presidential campaign, the national media proclaimed their horror. He was "brash," a "hardliner," an "uncompromising conservative," they warned. ABC anchor David Muir announced his agenda was the usual No list: "Promising no abortion, no gay marriage, no gun control, no IRS."
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: March 25, 2015 7:00 AM
Though "Bibi" Netanyahu won re-election last week, the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations will still look into whether the State Department financed a clandestine effort to defeat him.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: March 24, 2015 7:00 AM

WASHINGTON -- The rate of dog ownership is rising ominously. How can a profusion of puppies be worrisome? A report from the Raymond James financial services firm concerning trends in the housing market explains: Increasing numbers of women "are adopting dogs for security and/or companionship," partly because of "the great education divide."

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: March 23, 2015 7:00 AM

WASHINGTON -- I'm standing in the Starbucks line behind 10 other sleepyheads waiting to order my tall skinny cappuccino, otherwise known as a shot of coffee described as I wish it to be.

 
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By: L. Brent Bozell and Tim Graham | Posted: March 21, 2015 7:00 AM
Sound the trumpets. The New York Times announced on March 18 that it is bringing in 20 new online-focused writers as contributors for its op-ed and Sunday Review sections. In an interview, Times editorial page editor Andrew Rosenthal claimed, "We were looking for a broad range of viewpoints and subjects and backgrounds and geographical locations and every kind of form of diversity that you can think of."
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: March 21, 2015 12:01 AM

 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: March 20, 2015 7:00 AM

WASHINGTON -- Of all the idiocies uttered in reaction to Benjamin Netanyahu's stunning election victory, none is more ubiquitous than the idea that peace prospects are now dead because Netanyahu has declared that there will be no Palestinian state while he is Israel's prime minister.

 
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By: Mark Miller | Posted: March 19, 2015 4:28 PM

Florida’s Martin County Commission this week accepted settlement terms that leave our clients, Bob and Anita Breinig, no longer facing onerous fines and the imminent loss of their dream: their popular Flash Beach Grille restaurant in Hobe Sound.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: March 18, 2015 7:00 AM
In her brief press conference at the United Nations, Hillary Clinton led off with a denunciation of the letter to Iranian leaders signed by 47 of the 54 Republican senators. This was in line with Democratic talking points -- a sign that the former secretary of state was, perhaps a bit nervously, taking care to curry favor with the Obama administration.
 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: March 17, 2015 7:00 AM
It is fascinating to see brilliant people belatedly discover the obvious -- and to see an even larger number of brilliant people never discover the obvious.
 
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By: Matthew Veritas Tsien | Posted: March 16, 2015 7:23 PM
The history of our Hispanic and Latino immigrants is a long and noble story.
 
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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: March 16, 2015 6:00 PM

In 2002, Florida voters were assured by the liberal media that reducing the size of classes in the public schools would improve educational outcomes.

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: March 16, 2015 7:00 AM

WASHINGTON -- On March 2, the story broke that Hillary Clinton had possibly violated email regulations while secretary of state.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: March 14, 2015 7:00 AM
As the European Coal and Steel Community of Jean Monnet evolved into the EU, we were told a "United States of Europe" was at hand, modeled on the USA. And other countries and continents will inevitably follow Europe's example.
 
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By: Ed Dean | Posted: March 13, 2015 11:36 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: March 13, 2015 7:00 AM

WASHINGTON -- She burned the tapes.

Had Richard Nixon burned his tapes, he would have survived Watergate. Sure, there would have been a major firestorm, but no smoking gun. Hillary Rodham was a young staffer on the House Judiciary Committee investigating Nixon. She saw. She learned.

 
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By: L. Brent Bozell and Tim Graham | Posted: March 12, 2015 7:00 AM
The media have developed a predictable and equally annoying habit every presidential election cycle. We hear the Republicans are going to be crushed by pandering too much to conservatives. The Democrats are firmly moderate and need a push from the left so they don't forget their "compassion."
So it was with Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter 35 years ago. So will it be in 2016, no matter who is nominated.
 
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