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2014/07/24 23:47
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CINCINNATI -- Seven to 10 years ago, Vice President Joe Biden told National Urban League delegates Thursday, he would not have been able to present such an optimistic message. But today, Biden said,...
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2014/07/24 23:42
2014/07/24 23:42
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Paul Ryan, chairman of the House Budget Committee, released his much-anticipated “antipoverty” plan this morning.* I’ve added the quotation marks there because I much prefer to call this an “upward...
2014/07/24 22:42
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In 1965, US President Lyndon Johnson had a special message for the American Congress on conservation of the environment. Worried about the "storm of modern change" threatening cherished landscapes,...
2014/07/24 19:56
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Useful Idiots and the Something For Nothing Society - Part 1 of 3 This week’s TedBits is as important a commentary as any I have ever written in my 10+ years writing Austrian analysis of the...
2014/07/24 19:08
2014/07/24 19:08
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The literal-minded, nuance-free explanation as to why this AMI tabloid holding is pushing these conservative conspiracy theories about JFK Jr.'s death is boilerplate "follow the money" stuff. As the...
2014/07/24 18:26
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Richard and Pat Nixon with seven-year-old Tricia and five-year-old Julie and their cocker spaniel, Checkers, on the seashore of Mantoloking, New Jersey, August 15, 1953.Credit AP Richard and Pat...
2014/07/24 17:33
2014/07/24 17:33
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Signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964, the Wilderness Act established the National Wilderness Preservation System, and designated the first federal Wilderness Areas. Wilderness designation...
2014/07/24 16:03
2014/07/24 16:03
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Who's winning, who's losing, and why. National Review’s Dishonest HistoryJohn Fund thinks blacks have been fooled into supporting Democrats. That’s even more insulting than his misleading history of...
2014/07/24 14:54
2014/07/24 14:54
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The esteemed Southern historian Anne Firor Scott (pictured), the W.K. Boyd Professor of History Emerita at Duke, has been awarded a 2013 National Humanities Medal. The awards were announced Tuesday by...
2014/07/24 14:48
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Three weeks before the assassination of John F. Kennedy, a concerned citizen from Dallas, Texas named Mrs Nelle M Doyle wrote a letter to the White House press secretary Pierre Salinger. She was...
2014/07/24 09:09
2014/07/24 09:09
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President Obama isn't doing very well in the polls. Some people label him as the worst president in U.S. history. That puts him in a select group � namely with some of the presidents who served out a...
2014/07/24 07:21
2014/07/24 07:21
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The eyes of the nation turned to Madison County 50 years ago July 11 when a black WWII veteran was murdered in the night by the Ku Klux Klan. The killing came just nine days after the passage of the...
2014/07/24 03:09
2014/07/24 03:09
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Representative Steve King of Iowa (Larry Downing/Reuters) The most interesting, and important, dynamic in American politics today is the existential struggle going on in the Republican Party between...
2014/07/24 00:43
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Living in a city that had 82 shootings over the Fourth of July weekend, Chicagoans could be forgiven for envying the residents of Indianapolis. Imagine living in a place where homicides have been...
2014/07/23 14:11
2014/07/23 14:11
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Detroit residents face water cuts, which deny them the basic human right of access to water. Residents have protested against water cut-offs in Detroit [Getty Images] Few dispute this. From the...
2014/07/23 12:59
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The year 1964 comes to mind as I write this week’s column, particularly that fishing trip taken by Ben Haley and Doctor St. Amant. It seems these two men went on a fishing trip near Stuart, Florida....
2014/07/23 11:10
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The official name for Israel's latest assault on Gaza is "Operation Protective Edge." A better name would be "Operation Déjà Vu." As it has on several prior occasions, Israel is using weapons provided...
2014/07/23 10:31
2014/07/23 10:31
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When George W. Bush stood in a flight suit on the deck of the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln and declared the Iraq War a mission accomplished, I finally understood that the man was batshit crazy....
2014/07/23 07:27
2014/07/23 07:27
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WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the federal government or for companies holding federal contracts, telling...
2014/07/22 13:27
2014/07/22 13:27
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Watch the latest video at FoxNews.comBy Bill O'Reilly The answer is yes. He is misusing presidential power but not in the way you might think. In the past, some presidents have misused their power in...
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