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By: Ed Moore, Ph.D. | Posted: June 28, 2012 3:55 AM
There is a strong link between economic mobility and education that still remains, even in these toughest of times.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: June 27, 2012 3:55 AM
Steve MacNamara leads a charmed life.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: June 27, 2012 3:55 AM
"Even if it could be demonstrated unequivocally that [public flogging and hand branding] were not cruel and unusual measures in 1791 ... I doubt whether any federal judge -- even among the many who consider themselves originalists -- would sustain them against an Eighth Amendment challenge."
 
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Posted: June 27, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: June 26, 2012 3:55 AM
Since this is an election year, we can expect to hear a lot of words -- and the meaning of those words is not always clear. So it may be helpful to have a glossary of political terms.
 
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Posted: June 26, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: June 26, 2012 3:55 AM
Whenever liberals want something done, they pass a law telling others what they must or must not do, or how to do it.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: June 25, 2012 3:55 AM
Daniel Ruth is a funny guy. I like colorful writing, so I'm a big fan. But mostly I like his columns' style, not so much their content.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: June 25, 2012 3:55 AM
As Barack Obama's lead over Mitt Romney in the polls narrows, and his presumed fundraising advantage seems about to become a disadvantage, it's alibi time for some of his backers.
 
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Posted: June 25, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: June 23, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- The punch line is at least as old as the eldest baby boomer: "I didn't get a pony."
 
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Posted: June 23, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Brian Darling | Posted: June 23, 2012 3:55 AM
The left wants us to believe that paying for teachers, firefighters and police is a federal responsibility. Not so. Such services have traditionally been the responsibility of state and local governments.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: June 22, 2012 3:55 AM
In introducing his new book, "Leo Strauss and the Conservative Movement in America," Paul Gottfried identifies a fundamental divide between neoconservatives and the traditional right. The divide is over the question: What is this nation, America?
 
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Posted: June 22, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: June 21, 2012 3:55 AM
Next month, the woman who actually beat out Oprah Winfrey for Winfrey's "dream job" will retire from that very job after 37 years.
 
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Posted: June 21, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: June 20, 2012 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- By now most sentient Americans have heard about the war on women. That is, the so-called Republican war on women, which has been framed as a battle waged by stodgy old white guys who want to deny women reproductive freedom.

 
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Posted: June 20, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: June 19, 2012 3:55 AM
President Obama's latest political ploy -- granting new "rights" out of thin air, by executive order, to illegal immigrants who claim that they were brought into the country when they were children -- is all too typical of his short-run approach to the country's long-run problems.
 
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Posted: June 19, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: June 18, 2012 3:55 AM
There has been a lot of wailing and gnashing of teeth as, in the spring, it appeared that forces supporting Mitt Romney would be able to raise about as much money as those supporting Barack Obama. There's even more now that it seems likely that the pro-Romney side will raise and spend more money than the pro-Obama side.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: June 18, 2012 3:55 AM
Give Bill Nelson credit for moxy. After five years of lying like a carp in the Washington weeds, he turns up in Florida at election time shaking a tin cup and warning of a right-wing extremist takeover if he's not returned to office.
 
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Posted: June 18, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: James Sherk | Posted: June 16, 2012 3:55 AM
The roots of Gov. Scott Walker's recall victory in Wisconsin can be traced to Springfield, Ill.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: June 16, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Forty years ago, all of America learned the name of a particular condominium, hotel and office complex along the Potomac in the nation's capital.
 
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Posted: June 16, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: June 16, 2012 3:55 AM
Great story the governor tells about turning up at the polls dead. You might think that would win a few hearts and minds for the guy.
 
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