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Posted: May 17, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: May 16, 2012 3:55 AM
I feel like the kid in the back of the class with her hand raised, jumping up and down in the chair. Ooh, ooh, I know the answer, teacher! Call on me!
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: May 16, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- A presidential race recently focused on high school has come to resemble a popularity contest of the same vintage.
 
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Posted: May 16, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: May 15, 2012 3:55 AM
When the April figures on unemployment were released May 4, they were more than disappointing. They were deeply disturbing.
 
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Posted: May 15, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: May 15, 2012 3:55 AM
Gov. Rick Scott’s creation of a task force on higher education is timely, and could be beneficial if it doesn’t get sidetracked into focusing solely on funding.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: May 14, 2012 3:55 AM

The buzz around Tallahassee at the end of the week was Saturday's impending "lunch" between Gov. Rick Scott and Steve MacNamara -- at which time one or the other of them would decide the fate of the embattled chief of staff.
 
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Posted: May 14, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: May 14, 2012 3:55 AM
Last week, I wrote about the standings in the presidential race and said it looked like a long, hard slog through about a dozen clearly identified target states, much like the contests in 2000 and 2004. Call it the 2000/2004 long, hard slog scenario.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: May 12, 2012 3:55 AM
"You have a Prius. ... You probably compost, sort all your recycling, and have a reusable shopping bag for your short drive to Whole Foods. You are the best! So, do we really need the Obama sticker?"
 
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Posted: May 12, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Paul J. Larkin Jr. | Posted: May 12, 2012 3:55 AM
You’ve been invited to participate on a new game show called "Do You Know the Law?" Two wrong answers eliminate you.
 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: May 11, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- In May 1967, in brazen violation of previous truce agreements, Egypt ordered U.N. peacekeepers out of the Sinai, marched 120,000 troops to the Israeli border, blockaded Eilat (Israel's southern outlet to the world's oceans), abruptly signed a military pact with Jordan and, together with Syria, pledged war for the final destruction of Israel.
 
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Posted: May 11, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: May 10, 2012 3:55 AM
Isn't it supposed to be the casinos, not Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, that attract the porn? That's not what happened in Orlando, just named by Men's Health Magazine as the Smuttiest City in America.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: May 10, 2012 3:55 AM
Just as the political air is filled with talk of the inevitability of Barack Obama's re-election -- we are told that the kids at his Chicago headquarters are brimming with confidence -- in come some poll numbers showing him behind.
 
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Posted: May 10, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: May 9, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Close your eyes and picture 110 million obese people waddling around America's sidewalks. You'll probably want to keep your eyes closed.
 
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Posted: May 9, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Joseph P. Fuhr Jr., Ph.D. | Posted: May 9, 2012 3:55 AM
An increasing number of Floridians are turning to broadband to access the Internet. But that does not mean they don’t care who provides this service, or how new broadband infrastructure is built and paid for.
 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: May 8, 2012 3:55 AM
The "Occupy" movement, which the Obama administration and much of the media have embraced, has implications that reach far beyond the passing sensation it has created.
 
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Posted: May 8, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Paula Dockery | Posted: May 8, 2012 3:55 AM
To the class of 2012, to all 214 of you: we're here to celebrate your academic accomplishments and to wish you well as you leave your campus family.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: May 7, 2012 3:55 AM
Insiders say Steve MacNamara is leaving the governor's office at the end of the year. If that's so, then why wait? Rick Scott should hold the door open for his Machiavellian chief of staff right now.
 
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Posted: May 7, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: May 7, 2012 3:55 AM
Washington Post editorial writer and liberal blogger Jonathan Capehart is puzzled. Why does the "non-issue" of Harvard Law professor and Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren's Native American ancestry "require so much attention?" he asked last week.
 
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Posted: May 5, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: George Will | Posted: May 5, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Controversies can be wonderfully clarified when people follow the logic of illogical premises to perverse conclusions.
 
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By: James L. Gattuso | Posted: May 5, 2012 3:55 AM
It’s no secret that the U.S. Postal Service is in financial trouble. Its business is shrinking, with first-class mail revenue down 25 percent since 2006. It has lost $25 billion in the last five years.
 
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