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2014/12/18 19:59
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I am a product of the civil rights movement and thus a strong believer in the value of racial and ethnic diversity. I am also a Jew who supports the existence of the State of Israel while highly...
2014/12/18 19:59
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2014/12/16 01:45
2014/12/16 01:45
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It was almost exactly five years ago that the euro crisis erupted, starting in Greece. Investors who had complacently let all eurozone countries borrow at uniformly low levels abruptly woke up to the...
2014/12/15 00:09
2014/12/15 00:09
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Years ago, this writer worked as a diplomat at an embassy in a small country that had a traditional authoritarian form of government. Nevertheless, this nation’s head of state boasted what could only...
2014/12/14 23:18
2014/12/14 23:18
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The proximate cause of the latest outbreak of nerves was the decision by the Greek government, now headed by the generally competent Antonis Samaras, to advance the presidential election to later this...
2014/12/12 02:20
2014/12/12 02:20
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Efficiency was once a precious American virtue. America is great because America is good, in the words once credited to Alexis de Tocqueville, and when America is no longer good it will no longer be...
2014/12/01 17:06
2014/12/01 17:06
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The Left as "Born to Lose" Heart Surgeons Something seriously ails America's political Left. Perhaps it's best summarized by a popular joke. You've probably heard it: "You know you're in trouble when...
2014/11/30 20:48
2014/11/30 20:48
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Nov. 30 marks the 140th birthday of the famous British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (1874-1965), whose leadership during World War II made him unforgettable to Americans. This excerpt from “When...
2014/11/27 22:12
2014/11/27 22:12
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Holiday shoppers wait outside a San Francisco Best Buy in preparation for Black Friday shopping in November of 2012. (Stephen Lam/Reuters) BlackFridayDeathCount.com keeps a running list of the...
2014/11/27 14:03
2014/11/27 14:03
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Michael Kerr examines a journey across America in the footsteps of one of its greatest authors "What are Americans like today?" That is the question John Steinbeck wanted to answer when he hit the...
2014/11/26 21:20
2014/11/26 21:20
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Sen. Rand Paul is seeking to pioneer a path back to the U.S. Constitution in matters of war and peace to save the nation from gratuitous, counterproductive and immensely costly wars. His draft...
2014/11/25 22:09
2014/11/25 22:09
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The river runs dry: Gender equality in South Africa Lisa Vetten has worked in the field of violence against women for over two decades as a counsellor, para-legal, trainer and researcher. She is...
2014/11/25 12:09
2014/11/25 12:09
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In acting unilaterally last week to allow illegal immigrants who have been living in the United States for more than five years to become legal residents, Barack Obama boosted presidential power,...
2014/11/25 03:20
2014/11/25 03:20
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It’s easy for Thanksgiving to boil down to little more than turkey, football and travel delays, but many Americans strive to make it more meaningful. They try to take the focus off of our problems and...
2014/11/24 22:46
2014/11/24 22:46
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Two-thirds of Americans believe the country is on the wrong track, a poll number that has not shifted much in three years. Why is that? Many believe that the American economy has some inherent...
2014/11/23 12:27
2014/11/23 12:27
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2014/11/21 08:19
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Mody Torres of Select Energy Services monitors water tanks at a Hess fracking site near Williston, North Dakota November 12, 2014. (Andrew Cullen/Reuters) Why is this? Many believe that the American...
2014/11/17 20:20
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A RECENT survey showed that 92 per cent of Australians feel a sense of belonging and nine out of 10 are proud of the Australian way of life. A RECENT survey showed that 92 per cent of Australians...
2014/11/17 03:20
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Today is Sunday, Nov. 16, the 320th day of 2014. There are 45 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 16, 1914, the newly created Federal Reserve Banks opened in 12 cities. On...
2014/11/16 11:39
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Today is the 320th day of 2014. There are 45 days left in the year. In 1914: The newly created Federal Reserve Banks opened in 12 cities. In 2009: Space shuttle Atlantis blasted off with six...
2014/11/16 09:02
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In California, organized opposition to the Common Core education standards is weak. But that isn’t stopping a small and dedicated group of opponents from touring the state to shed light on the...
2014/12/18 19:59
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