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China, Not Russia, the Greater Threat

Ten weeks of protests, some huge, a few violent, culminated Monday with a shutdown of the ...

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Trump—Middle American Radical

President Trump is the leader of America’s conservative party. Yet not even his alli...

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Black America, Summed Up in Four Minutes

Former Washington Post columnist Colman McCarthy is literally Mr. Peace. He founded the Wa...

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Defying the Dead

Of all the unproductive and pernicious taxes, I"€™ve long regarded the estate tax as the...

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The Wealth Gap

The claim by Oxfam, the charity that so loves the poor that it is safe to predict that it ...

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Big Banks, Big Governments, Big Business

Needless to say, I feel no particular sympathy for banks: for example, my bank charges me ...

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Come on in, the Plague Is Fine

People are afraid of Ebola, and they have a right to be"€”but they also need to understa...

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Portrait of the Week

HOME Two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon. A female restaurant manager, a Chinese gra...

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Ashley Judd

Portrait of the Week

HOME The City of New York agreed to pay Occupy Wall Street $365K for stomping all over its...

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Portrait of the Week

HOME Film critic Roger Ebert announced Tuesday that he would be taking a leave of absence,...

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Rep. Yvonne Davis

Portrait of the Week

HOME Hopper Penn, the 19-year old son of Milk actor Sean Penn, tackled a photographer who...

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Hillary Clinton

Portrait of the Week

HOME NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg introduced legislation requiring stores to hide tobacco p...

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Michael Bloomberg

Portrait of the Week

HOME A judge smacked down Mayor Michael Bloomberg"€˜s soda ban in New York City. Bloombe...

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Portrait of the Week

HOME Officials in NYC found that nearly 80 percent of the city's public-school graduates h...