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Fueling the Ferguson Fire

They are drawn like moths to a flame. In this case, an inferno. Press, pundits, politicians, and provocateurs rub their hands together with glee when there is a racial incident like the one in Ferguson, especially when the actors in this oft-repeated drama are cast in the proper roles. If the victim is black and…

Fueling the Ferguson Fire

They are drawn like moths to a flame. In this case, an inferno. Press, pundits, politicians, and provocateurs rub their hands together with glee when there is a racial incident like the one in Ferguson, especially when the actors in this oft-repeated drama are cast in the proper roles. If the victim is black and…

Horror, Lost Among the Chaos

Unless you're a true news junkie, you probably missed the outrageous story of the illegal alien who tried to sexually molest an infant. The crime took place in Florida last Saturday, but got scant media coverage. That's partly because there was so much other news – terrorists beheading children in Iraq, a Missouri town engulfed…

Horror, Lost Among the Chaos

Unless you're a true news junkie, you probably missed the outrageous story of the illegal alien who tried to sexually molest an infant. The crime took place in Florida last Saturday, but got scant media coverage. That's partly because there was so much other news – terrorists beheading children in Iraq, a Missouri town engulfed…

(Ain’t No Cure For) The Summertime Blues

We all need a vacation, perhaps no one more than President Obama. It's been a rough summer for Mr. Obama, and it's getting rougher. Let us count the ways. The economy continues to wobble, ObamaCare is still a mess, Benghazi hearings are set for September, the IRS looks more and more like a rogue agency,…

Ignorance is Not Bliss

Thomas Jefferson was well into his 70s when he founded the University of Virginia and issued this warning: "Self-government is not possible unless the citizens are educated sufficiently to enable them to exercise oversight." Wow. If only President Jefferson could take a glance at the country he helped create. 43% of Americans are unable to…

Border Wars

In a world filled with turmoil and chaos, there is at least one thing we can always count on. Namely, the editorial board of the New York Times. Whatever the issue, whatever the crisis, the paper's "thinkers" are absolutely certain to spout the most conventional of conventional liberal wisdom. This week, as always, the Times…

Border Wars

In a world filled with turmoil and chaos, there is at least one thing we can always count on. Namely, the editorial board of the New York Times. Whatever the issue, whatever the crisis, the paper's "thinkers" are absolutely certain to spout the most conventional of conventional liberal wisdom. This week, as always, the Times…