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2014/12/11 04:27
2014/12/11 04:27
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... something happening here." — Buffalo Springfield "Can you feel it?" — The Jacksons They have not stopped. That's one of the most heartening things about the demonstrations against police...
2014/12/11 04:27
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2014/12/10 16:14
2014/12/10 16:14
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We feel our choices of local and nationally syndicated columnists provide a "both sides" look at issues. We strive to balance conservative views by columnists such at Mona Charen, Joshua Goldberg and...
2014/12/09 08:09
2014/12/09 08:09
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Typically, people watch sports to get away from politics and other more serious matters. Sports, like a good fiction book, offer people a form of escapism from the perfunctory tasks that often define...
2014/12/08 23:37
2014/12/08 23:37
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LETTER: Victimization and unearned entitlements Published: Monday, December 8, 2014 at 4:54 p.m.Last Modified: Monday, December 8, 2014 at 4:55 p.m. Re: John Floyd and Leonard Pitts commentaries in...
2014/12/08 13:31
2014/12/08 13:31
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Concussion torment Editor: After reading the recent editorial regarding the suicide of 22 year-old Ohio State football player Kosta Karageorge (Our Opinion, “Player’s Suicide Adds Urgency,” Dec. 2),...
2014/12/08 02:53
2014/12/08 02:53
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So what does “cruel and unusual” mean? I once asked that of a law professor. The Eighth Amendment prohibits “cruel and unusual” punishment, but I figured there had to be some technical definition I,...
2014/12/08 02:05
2014/12/08 02:05
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What follows is for the benefit of one William James O’Reilly, Jr. — “Bill” to his fans. Last summer, Mr. O’Reilly, a pundit for Fox “News,” spent time talking about white privilege and his...
2014/12/07 15:05
2014/12/07 15:05
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Last week, the story of Michael Brown was still the center of almost every pundit's thoughts on Sunday, this week the tragedy of Eric Garner is not nearly so front and center. We are the nation that...
2014/12/06 00:09
2014/12/06 00:09
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Ferguson and the perils of knee-jerk reasoning The decision by the St. Louis grand jury not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, in...
2014/12/05 02:53
2014/12/05 02:53
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What follows is for the benefit of one William James O’Reilly Jr. — “Bill” to his fans. Last summer, Mr. O’Reilly, a pundit for Fox “News,” spent time talking about white privilege and his contention...
2014/12/01 03:53
2014/12/01 03:53
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OK, fine. Let’s talk about “black on black” crime. That, after all, is where the conversation seems to inevitably turn whenever one seeks to engage a conservative on the American habit of shooting...
2014/12/01 03:05
2014/12/01 03:05
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Wow. Just … wow. So what’s next? Will it turn out Mother Teresa was a pornographer? Or Mr. Rogers a meth head? Is Billy Graham running a prostitution ring? Why not? Such ridiculous scenarios seem...
2014/11/30 23:34
2014/11/30 23:34
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By Leonard Pitts Jr. That, after all, is where the conversation seems to inevitably turn whenever one seeks to engage a conservative on the American habit of shooting unarmed African-American boys...
2014/11/30 11:17
2014/11/30 11:17
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In September, I received an email that should have left me feeling vindicated. It was in response to the nonfatal shooting of Levar Jones, an unarmed African-American man, by Sean Groubert, a...
2014/11/26 22:53
2014/11/26 22:53
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In September, I received an email that should have left me feeling vindicated. It was in response to the nonfatal shooting of Levar Jones, an unarmed African-American man, by Sean Groubert, a white...
2014/11/24 03:53
2014/11/24 03:53
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Wow. Just ... wow. So what’s next? Will it turn out Mother Teresa was a pornographer? Or Mr. Rogers a meth head? Is Billy Graham running a prostitution ring? Why not? Such ridiculous scenarios...
2014/11/24 01:05
2014/11/24 01:05
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What, in the name of God? It is a question that demands asking, that haunts this most recent atrocity. Ordinarily, it is only rhetorical, something you might say if you came home to find police cars...
2014/11/21 02:53
2014/11/21 02:53
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I believe I just read one of most insensitive Letters to the Editor that has ever been printed — from Miriam Smith of Bluffton, S.C. Who in this country can be so ill-informed about our economy and...
2014/11/21 02:02
2014/11/21 02:02
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Last week, I spent a day at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, where some students and I talked about protest. Des Moines is six hours up the road from Ferguson, Missouri, the St. Louis suburb...
2014/12/11 04:27
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